The Garden Valley Education Foundation continued its technology grant program with the presentation of a $5,000 grant to both Red Lake Falls and Red Lake County Central Public Schools. The technology grants will be used to help purchase 130 Chromebooks and security equipment. Garden Valley CEO/General Manager Tim Brinkman and Garden Valley Directors Jerry Freitag (Plummer) and Arlene Novak (Red Lake Falls) presented the technology grant checks to Red Lake County Central and Red Lake Falls Superintendent Jim Guetter.
The Garden Valley Education Foundation was established in late 1990, by Garden Valley Telephone Company, to promote rural economic development through the use of modern telecommunications technology for educational purposes. The Education Foundation is funded by Garden Valley Telephone Company through the use of unclaimed capital credits.