March/April 2019 "Business of the Month"

Las Animas Light & Power

Year Established: Nov. 15 ,1941


532 Carson Ave.

Las Animas, CO 81054

Phone Number: 719-456-2013

Full-Time Employees: 10

Business & Households Serviced:

-Approximately 240, including businesses and landlords

-Approximately 1,337 households

Service Area:

Their service area covers approximately 22 square miles between the City of Las Animas and Fort Lyon.

Specific Services Offered:

They provide retail electricity for both residential and commercial use in the service area. They also install Security Lights fr those who wish to have them.

Donations/Contributions Regularly made to organizations throughout the community:

-Bent County Development Foundation-$12,000

-National fire Protection Association-2-year Membership-$300

-Bent County Fair Board-$1,000

-Chamber of Commerce, Christmas Light Contest-$250

-Bent County Chamber of Commerce-Membership-$100

-Las Animas School District, Post Prom Party-$250

-Las Animas-Bent County Volunteer Fire Department-$1,000

-ARPA/Las Animas Light & Power Scholarship-$500

-Assist the Nursing Service when their flagpole light needs to be replaced.

-Assist the Nursing Home when their flagpole rope needs to be replaced or untangled

-Assist Boggsville personnel when they need trees trimmed

-Assisted Development when they replaced their Heater/Air Conditioning units

-Assisted RESADA when they replaced their Heater/Air Conditioning units

-Assisted the Sheriff's Office when they replaced the Heater/Air Conditioning units

-Assisted Public Works Department in several projects

-Assisted fort Lyon Facility with their electrical problems