NEW Cooperative Donates to Charter Oak Fire Association

NEW Cooperative Donates to the Charter Oak Fire Association

To help support purchasing a New Skid Unit for Quick Attack Truck

 

Charter Oak, IA – The NEW Cooperative Foundation is pleased to present a $4,000 donation to the Charter Oak Fire Association. The Charter Oak Fire Association received a Quick Attack Fire Truck donated by the Iowa DNR. The truck allows them into areas that the big truck cannot access. The new skid unit is a complete self-contained firefighting unit that allows a quicker response to grass and field fires. The addition of the skid unit will be a great service to the residents of Charter Oak and the surrounding areas and will allow the Charter Oak Fire Association to continue to protect and enhance the safety of those they serve.

On Wednesday, May 13th, 2020 Gary Moritz, NEW Cooperative Communications Director representing the NEW Cooperative Foundation along with the Land O’ Lakes Foundation presented checks to Ted Butler of the Charter Oak Fire Association in the total amount of $4,000.

 

Picture from L to R: Ted Butler, Charter Oak Fire Chief and Gary Moritz, NEW Cooperative Communications Director.

 

About NEW Cooperative, Inc. & the NEW Cooperative Foundation
NEW Cooperative, Inc. is a farmer-owned grain, agronomy, energy and feed cooperative headquartered in Fort Dodge, Iowa. As a leading agriculture retailer, NEW Cooperative is focused on being an innovative and efficient provider of today’s agriculture markets and services to over 5,000 members throughout their 39 locations in Iowa.
The NEW Cooperative Foundation is the charitable giving entity of NEW Cooperative, Inc. The Foundation is committed to investing in organizations that are dedicated to youth and education, human services, and civic purposes that further enhance the quality of life in our member’s local communities.

NEW Cooperative Donates Pork Loins

To local food pantries for families in need

 

May 4, 2020 – NEW Cooperative in partnership with the Land O’ Lakes Foundation, recently donated 3,000 pork loins to 23 local food pantries in their trade territory.

“With the coronavirus epidemic putting greater demands on food pantries and NEW as an agricultural cooperative where food is our business, we felt it is important to donate to help those families in need during this unprecedented time.” said Gary Moritz, Communications/Foundation Manager.

NEW Cooperative purchased the pork loins from the Prestage Farms plant in Eagle Grove and with the help from Decker Trucking out of Fort Dodge, we were able to get the pork loins to a central location for distribution. The pork loins were delivered to 23 food pantries throughout the area.

 

 

About NEW Cooperative, Inc. & the NEW Cooperative Foundation

NEW Cooperative, Inc. is a farmer-owned grain, agronomy, energy and feed cooperative headquartered in Fort Dodge, Iowa. As a leading agriculture retailer, NEW Cooperative is focused on being an innovative and efficient provider of today’s agriculture markets and services to over 5,000 members throughout their 39 locations in Iowa.

The NEW Cooperative Foundation is the charitable giving entity of NEW Cooperative, Inc. The Foundation is committed to investing in organizations that are dedicated to youth and education, human services, and civic purposes that further enhance the quality of life in our member’s local communities.

2020-2021 NEW Cooperative Scholarship Recipients Announced
Local Students Receive Scholarships to Pursue Agriculture College Education

April 16, 2020 –  NEW Cooperative is pleased to announce the winners of the NEW Cooperative Agriculture Scholarship. This year’s eight $2,000 scholarship winners are, Madison Brincks, daughter of Eric and Jen Brinks of Glidden, Dawson Fischer, son of Allen and Anita Fischer, of Pomeroy, Megan Decker, daughter of Tom and Diane Decker of Rockwell City, Grant Kuehnast, son of Brent and Sue Kuehnast of Humboldt, Olivia Mitchell, daughter of David and Sharon Mitchell of Duncombe, Jaclyn Reding, daughter of Jeff and Tami Reding of Bode, Kaylynn Ridgely, daughter of Cory and Jamie Ridgely of Rockwell City, and Kaitlyn Riessen, daughter of Brian and Kari Riessen of Battle Creek.

“These students are the future of our agriculture industry. We are proud to support them in their college journey and can’t wait to see what they accomplish in the future,” said NEW Cooperative General Manager, Dan Dix.

NEW Cooperative, Inc. a farmer-owned grain, agronomy, energy and feed cooperative headquartered in Fort Dodge, Iowa with their scholarship program, now on its 27th year of proudly supporting the college education of area students. In that time, more than 160 scholarships have been awarded. The $2,000 scholarship is to aid full-time students who are pursuing their college education in an agriculture program. The NEW Cooperative Foundation awards the scholarships to students who demonstrate outstanding leadership, scholastics and a strong desire to pursue a career in agriculture. Each year, students planning to enroll as a full time student in an agricultural college program at a Midwest college, and who are dependents of NEW Cooperative members or employees are eligible to apply to receive a scholarship. This includes graduating high school seniors, as well as college freshmen through juniors.

 

About NEW Cooperative, Inc. & the NEW Cooperative Foundation

NEW Cooperative, Inc. is a farmer-owned grain, agronomy, energy and feed cooperative headquartered in Fort Dodge, Iowa. As a leading agriculture retailer, NEW Cooperative is focused on being an innovative and efficient provider of today’s agriculture markets and services to 5,000 members through 39 locations in Iowa.

The NEW Cooperative Foundation is the charitable giving entity of NEW Cooperative, Inc. The Foundation is committed to investing in organizations that are dedicated to youth and education, human services, and civic purposes that further enhance the quality of life in our member’s local communities.

Renwick, IA-  On Monday, February 10, 2020, Gary Moritz, NEW Cooperative Communications Director, representing the NEW Cooperative Foundation along with the Land O Lakes Foundation, presented a donation to members of the Renwick Ambulance Service in the amount of $10,000 to help assist with the updating of a new chassis for their ambulance.

“NEW Cooperative is pleased to support Ambulance services in our communities where our members live and work. We appreciate the dedication of the volunteers who provide quality care and understand the need to have good equipment to assist in a moment’s notice.” stated Gary Moritz, NEW Cooperative Communication’s Director.

Renwick Ambulance EMT Dan Anliker said “We are thankful for NEW Cooperative’s donation. We are looking forward to having a “new” ambulance to serve our neighbors.”

The goal of the NEW Cooperative Foundation is to help support youth, agriculture and community betterment organizations in our members’ local communities. It is with great pleasure that the NEW Cooperative Foundation is able to help the Renwick Ambulance Service to increase safety for both patients and the ambulance staff.

 

About NEW Cooperative, Inc. & the NEW Cooperative Foundation

NEW Cooperative, Inc. is a farmer-owned grain, agronomy, energy and feed cooperative headquartered in Fort Dodge, Iowa. As a leading agriculture retailer, NEW Cooperative is focused on being an innovative and efficient provider of today’s agriculture markets and services to over 5,000 members throughout their 39 locations in Iowa.

The NEW Cooperative Foundation is the charitable giving entity of NEW Cooperative, Inc. The Foundation is committed to investing in organizations that are dedicated to youth and education, human services, and civic purposes that further enhance the quality of life in our member’s local communities.

 

Pictured front row (L to R): Gidget Trask, Gary Moritz, NEW Cooperative Communications Director, Renee Anliker, and Dan Anliker. Back row (L to R): Melissa Toomsen, Matt Trask, and Mitchell Meinke.

The NEW Cooperative Foundation is pleased to present a donation to the Pomeroy Community Betterment to assist with the funding for the Veteran’s Park Improvement Project.

On Monday, December 23, 2019, Gary Moritz, NEW Cooperative’s Communications Director representing the NEW Cooperative Foundation along with the Land O’Lakes Foundation presented checks to the Pomeroy Community Betterment in the total amount of $2,000.00.

The Pomeroy Community Betterment is a small group of community members who volunteer their time towards community improvements. The Veteran’s Park Improvement Project is just one of the many projects they have done for the community. The project will include upgrading and adding granite pillars to the Veterans Park, this will continue to be a great asset for the town of Pomeroy and the surrounding area and will be a great way to recognize all Veterans in the area.

 

 

NEW Cooperative, Inc. is a farmer-owned grain, agronomy, energy and feed cooperative headquartered in Fort Dodge, Iowa. As a leading agriculture retailer, NEW Cooperative is focused on being an innovative and efficient provider of today’s agriculture markets and services to over 4,900 members throughout their 39 locations in Iowa.

The NEW Cooperative Foundation is the charitable giving entity of NEW Cooperative, Inc. The Foundation is committed to investing in organizations that are dedicated to youth and education, human services, and civic purposes that further enhance the quality of life in our member’s local communities.

The NEW Cooperative Foundation is pleased to present a donation to the Stewart Memorial Community Hospital.

On Monday, December 23, 2019, Gary Moritz, NEW Cooperative’s Communications Director representing the NEW Cooperative Foundation along with the Land O’Lakes Foundation presented checks to the Stewart Memorial Hospital in the total amount of $5,000.00.

The Stewart Memorial Community Hospital located in Lake City, IA is committed to providing the highest level of quality health and wellness for the community. The vision is to expand and renovate the current hospital facility to improve the patient experience and broaden healthcare services close to home. The expansion of the Emergency and rehabilitation Services Department will be a great asset to Lake City and the surrounding communities.

 

 

NEW Cooperative, Inc. is a farmer-owned grain, agronomy, energy and feed cooperative headquartered in Fort Dodge, Iowa. As a leading agriculture retailer, NEW Cooperative is focused on being an innovative and efficient provider of today’s agriculture markets and services to over 4,900 members throughout their 39 locations in Iowa.

The NEW Cooperative Foundation is the charitable giving entity of NEW Cooperative, Inc. The Foundation is committed to investing in organizations that are dedicated to youth and education, human services, and civic purposes that further enhance the quality of life in our member’s local communities.

 

NEW Cooperative Foundation awards a minimum of five $2,000 one-year scholarships yearly to local students intending a career in agriculture while attending college full-time. An applicant should be a member of NEW Cooperative or the dependent of a NEW Cooperative member or full-time employee.

A student shall be a full-time student that has been accepted into an accredited 2 year college or a 4 year university. Applicants must be furthering their education by attending a two-year agricultural short course program at two-year college or a four-year university agricultural program may submit an application.

High school seniors as well as college freshmen, sophomores, or juniors are eligible to apply. Recipients are chosen by an independent selection committee.

For more information visit: www.newcoop.com/scholarships/

Once again, the NEW Cooperative Foundation has shown their commitment to supporting our local 4-H youth. Recently, the foundation donated $41,265 to 136 area 4-H clubs totaling to be 2,751 individual 4-H members. The money is donated for half of each 4-H youth’s dues in NEW Cooperative’s trade territory, which includes Webster, Calhoun, Carroll, Greene, Franklin, Sac, Pocahontas, Humboldt, Hamilton, Kossuth, Cherokee, Crawford, Plymouth, Monona, Wright, and Woodbury counties.

NEW Cooperative takes great pride in supporting our area youth 4-H programs. We strongly feel that 4-H helps these youth build the foundation to become future leaders in our local communities. We are excited for them as they gain all of the valuable skills and knowledge the 4-H program offers.

 

 

About NEW Cooperative, Inc. & the NEW Cooperative Foundation

NEW Cooperative, Inc. is a farmer-owned grain, agronomy, energy and feed cooperative headquartered in Fort Dodge, Iowa. As a leading agriculture retailer, NEW Cooperative is focused on being an innovative and efficient provider of today’s agriculture markets and services to 4,700 members throughout their 39 locations in Iowa.

The NEW Cooperative Foundation is the charitable giving entity of NEW Cooperative, Inc. The Foundation is committed to investing in organizations that are dedicated to youth and education, human services, and civic purposes that further enhance the quality of life in our member’s local communities.

NEW Cooperative is pleased to announce the winners of the NEW Cooperative Agriculture Scholarship.

This year’s eight $2,000 scholarship winners are Calvin Carlson, son of Tom and Sara Carlson of Humboldt, Terra Heilman, daughter of John and Jana Heilman from Cushing, Andrew Klaassen, son of Dale and Julie Klaassen from Pomeroy, Cameron O’Connell, son of Eric and Jennifer O’Connell from Anthon, Kyle Poen, son of Kevin and Lynn Poen from Lake City, Benjamin Quade, son of Tim and Susan Quade from Manson, Bryce Rasmussen, son of James and Dawn Rasmussen from Goldfield, and Hunter Riedesel, son of Brian and Rhonda Riedesel from Churdan.

“These students are the future of our agriculture industry. We are proud to support them in their college journey and can’t wait to see what they accomplish in the future,” said NEW Cooperative General Manager, Dan Dix.

NEW Cooperative, Inc. a farmer-owned grain, agronomy, energy and feed cooperative headquartered in Fort Dodge, Iowa with their scholarship program, now on its 26th year of proudly supporting the college education of area students. In that time, more than 150 scholarships have been awarded. The $2,000 scholarship is to aid full-time students who are pursuing their college education in an agriculture program. The NEW Cooperative Foundation awards the scholarships to students who demonstrate outstanding leadership, scholastics and a strong desire to pursue a career in agriculture. Each year, students planning to enroll as a full time student in an agricultural college program at a Midwest college, and who are dependents of NEW Cooperative members or employees are eligible to apply to receive a scholarship. This includes graduating high school seniors, as well as college freshmen through juniors.

 

About NEW Cooperative, Inc. & the NEW Cooperative Foundation

NEW Cooperative, Inc. is a farmer-owned grain, agronomy, energy and feed cooperative headquartered in Fort Dodge, Iowa. As a leading agriculture retailer, NEW Cooperative is focused on being an innovative and efficient provider of today’s agriculture markets and services to over 4,700 members through 39 locations in Iowa.

The NEW Cooperative Foundation is the charitable giving entity of NEW Cooperative, Inc. The Foundation is committed to investing in organizations that are dedicated to youth and education, human services, and civic purposes that further enhance the quality of life in our member’s local communities.

Hornick, IA- While the floodwaters have begun to recede, the devastation created by the massive floodwaters that it created continues to be felt by the residents of Hornick. The NEW Cooperative Foundation is pleased to present a donation of $10,000 to provide relief to the residents of Hornick.

“While NEW Cooperative employees and equipment, relief agencies, and many volunteers have worked countless hours to provide clean up, we know the effects of the flooding will be felt by the residents of Hornick for years to come. ” said Jared Ehrp, Region 5 Manager of NEW Cooperative. “By collaborating with CoBank and the Land O’ Lakes Foundation, we are able to provide direct assistance to the residents of Hornick. We are glad to help the communities where are members and employees live.”

Curt Crichton, Hornick Fire Department Chief stated, “We appreciate NEW Cooperative’s support throughout the flooding. The use of NEW’s equipment and employees during the height of the flooding and after for cleanup efforts was sure a big help.”

On Wednesday, April 24, 2019 NEW Cooperative board members Nick Kerr, Dan Drenkhahn, along with Jared Ehrp, Region 5 manager and Gary Moritz, representing the NEW Cooperative Foundation, CoBank and the Land O’ Lakes Foundation presented checks to members of the Hornick Fire Department in the total amount of $10,000.

 

Picture from L to R: Gary Moritz, NEW Cooperative Communications Director, Dan Drenkhahn and Nick Kerr, NEW Cooperative Board members and Jared Ehrp, NEW Cooperative Region 5 Manager presenting the $10,000 donation to Curt Crichton, Hornick Volunteer Firefighters President and Matt Scheer and Ben Ronfeldt of the Hornick Fire Department.

 

 

About NEW Cooperative, Inc. and the NEW Cooperative Foundation

NEW Cooperative, Inc. is a farmer-owned grain, agronomy, energy and feed cooperative headquartered in Fort Dodge, Iowa. As a leading agriculture retailer, NEW Cooperative is focused on being an innovative and efficient provider of today’s agriculture markets and services to over 4,700 members throughout their 39 locations in Iowa.

The NEW Cooperative Foundation is the charitable giving entity of NEW Cooperative, Inc. The Foundation is committed to investing in organizations dedicated to youth and education, human services, and civic purposes that further enhance the quality of life in our member’s local communities.

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