Important Notice on Statements

Due to our mailing service over site, an incorrect return envelope was included in the March statements. This incorrect window envelope will need to be discarded as it  will not allow the NEW Cooperative address to be visible for return mailing. 

To return payment to NEW Cooperative, you may bring your payment to your local NEW Cooperative location or mail your payment to:

NEW Cooperative

2626 1st Ave. South

Fort Dodge, IA 50501

We apologize for this inconvenience.  Next month, the correct self-addressed, postage paid return envelope will be included with your statement.

Thank you  for your understanding.

 

On Thursday, March 15, Gary Moritz, NEW Cooperative’s Foundation Director presented a donation to Quentin Boelman, Fire Chief of Alexander Fire Department District 4.

The $2,000 donation will go towards the purchase of a newer updated tanker.

Part of the mission for the NEW Cooperative Foundation is to support our local fire departments in our members communities.  NEW Cooperative, Inc. partners with the Land O’Lakes Foundation who matches our donation and dedication to serving the many communities where our cooperative has members, employees, plants and facilities. Land O’Lakes Foundation Member Co-op Match Program matches dollar-for-dollar the cash donation of member cooperatives, thus doubling the funds available for hometown projects.

We are proud to support teams of dedicated volunteers who provide their time and energy to serving communities.

Moorland, IA-  The NEW Cooperative Foundation is pleased to present a donation to the Moorland Fire Department to help with funding for the grain bin rescue team. The fire department has completed the required training and is now seeking additional equipment to provide quick and safe rescue, if needed. This includes a grain bin rescue auger, several full body safety harnesses, battery powered impact, safety lanyards, ropes, saw blades and other equipment to provide safe entrance and exit from inside the bin.

On Friday, March 9th, 2018, Ken Stern, NEW Cooperative Roelyn Operations Manager, Shawn Lawler, NEW Cooperative Roelyn Agronomist, and Gary Moritz, NEW Cooperative’s Communications Director representing the NEW Cooperative Foundation along with the Land O’ Lakes Foundation presented checks to members of the Moorland Fire Department in the total amount of $2,000.

 

 

Picture from L to R: Ken Stern, NEW Cooperative Roelyn
Operations Manager, Megan Hoffman, Moorland Fire Department Secretary, Ted
Fiala, Moorland Fire Department Treasurer, Brad Hoffman, Moorland Fire
Department Assistant Chief, Gary Moritz, NEW Cooperative Communications &
Foundation Director and Shawn Lawler, NEW Cooperative Roelyn Agronomist

 

Humboldt, IA-  The NEW Cooperative Foundation is pleased to present a donation to the Humboldt County Agricultural Society to assist in the fundraising efforts to remodel the barn/show ring.  

On Monday, February 12th, 2018, NEW Cooperative’s Board member Dyle Erickson along with Jeff Bowden, Humboldt location manager and Gary Moritz, NEW Cooperative’s Communications Director representing the NEW Cooperative Foundation along with the Land O’ Lakes Foundation presented checks to the members of the Humboldt County Fair Board in the total amount of $10,000.

 

NEW Cooperative’s Communications Director Gary Moritz, Board member Dyle Erickson along with Jeff Bowden, Humboldt location manager are pictured presenting the donation to the Humboldt County Fair Board President Jeff Haselhuhn and Fair Board member Paul Davis.  The donation will be used to help fund the remodel of the barn/show ring.     

 

The NEW Cooperative Foundation is pleased to present a donation
to the City of Sloan to support the fundraising efforts to construct a
Community Splash Pad.

On Wednesday, January 31st, 2018, NEW
Cooperative board members Nick Kerr and Dan Drenkhahn along with Jim Lake,
Sloan location manager, representing the NEW Cooperative Foundation along with
the Land O’ Lakes Foundation presented a check to the members of the Splash Pad
committee in the amount of $4,000.

 

 

NEW Cooperative board members Nick Kerr and Dan Drenkhahn along with Jim Lake Sloan location manager, are pictured presenting the donation to members of the Splash committee Diane Beltz, Victoria Eliason and Dixie Iverson and Mayor Charlie Thorpe and Councilman Darrel Iverson.

After handing out nearly 1,400 hams in Webster County on December 19th, we continued our “Hams for Hunger” journey by making donation stops at local food pantries in Humboldt, Eagle Grove, Webster City, Pocahontas, Carroll, Rockwell City, Moville, Hornick, Mapleton and Onawa.

In conjunction with the NEW Cooperative Foundation and Land O’ Lakes Foundation, we were able to handout about 2,000 total hams over the holiday season! Thank you to everyone that helped make this possible!

 

NEW Cooperative offices and locations will be closed Monday, December 25th and Monday, January 1st.

West Des Moines, IA – The Iowa Area Development Group (IADG), on behalf of Iowa’s rural electric cooperatives, municipal utilities and independent telecommunication companies, honored seven distinguished Iowa companies with the Iowa Venture Award at a luncheon held in conjunction with the Iowa Association of Electric Cooperatives’ annual meeting at the Sheraton West Des Moines.


NEW Cooperative was recognized with and Iowa Venture Award for their investment of nearly $40 million in the complex near Rowan, Iowa. This operational grain storage center and agronomy facility will also include a pelleting feed mill scheduled to come online in 2018. When fully operational, the new 180-foot-tall mill will have a production capacity of 500,000 tons of pelleted feed per year. This facility will serve the Coop’s 4,500 members and add value for the region’s grain and livestock producers. NEW Cooperative was nominated for an Iowa Venture Award by Prairie Energy Cooperative.


“IADG, on behalf of our sponsors, is proud to recognize these outstanding companies,” said Rand Fisher, president of Iowa Area Development Group. “Their innovation, vision, courage, and social responsibility have made an impressive impact on their communities, regions and the State of Iowa.” 


Five additional businesses were recognized with an Iowa Venture Award for their significant contributions in diversifying and strengthening Iowa’s economy. These 2017 Iowa Venture Award Recipients include: Al’s Corner Oil Co. / Sparky’s One Stop, G-Force Customs, MPC Enterprises, Siouxland Machine Inc. & Siouxland Fabricating Inc., and Spencer Ag Center. Iowa Secretary of Agriculture and Land Stewardship, Bill Northey, assisted in presenting the Iowa Venture Awards and honoring the Iowa companies and their leaders.


The 2017 “Outstanding Business of the Year” Iowa Venture Award was presented to ELPLAST America, Inc., located in Marion, Iowa. ELPLAST America, a Poland based plastics manufacturer of press to close zippers, located their North and South American headquarters and new 30,000 sq. ft. manufacturing facility in the Marion Enterprise Center. Starting as a trade show lead; several local, state and national partners came together to bring this company to Iowa. Notably, Central Iowa Power Cooperative secured the last ever $2 million loan through the USDA Rural Economic Development Loan & Grant program to support this project. With 30 employees, ELPLAST America produces products that are sold to over 60 countries on 6 continents. ELPLAST America was nominated for an Iowa Venture Award by Linn County Rural Electric Cooperative.


About the Iowa Venture Award


This marks the 30th year that IADG has presented Iowa Venture Awards to individuals and organizations, both large and small, in recognition of their significant contributions to Iowa’s economy through entrepreneurial leadership, innovation and the creation of job opportunities. History has demonstrated that these are among the most accomplished and successful companies in the state. Together they are helping to sustain and grow Iowa’s economy. The Iowa Venture Award Hall of Fame showcasing these 256 companies can be found at www.IADG.com/HallOfFame .


About Iowa Area Development Group (IADG)


IADG is the business and community development leader for Iowa’s rural electric cooperatives, municipal utilities and independent telecommunication companies. Since 1985, the partnerships and economic development efforts of IADG and their sponsors have assisted with more than 2,000 projects, generating in excess of $10 billion of capital investment and over 50,000 new or retained jobs for Iowa. 

 

Pictured left to right:  Rand Fisher, President, IADG; Todd Foss, Prairie Energy Cooperative; Kenneth Norem, Director of Operations/Engineering; Kent Nolting, Feed Department Manager, NEW Cooperative; Dan Dix, General Manager, NEW Cooperative; Bill Northey, IA Secretary of Agriculture; Mark Walter, Grain Manager, NEW Cooperative; Lynn Dreyer, HR Manager, NEW Cooperative; Gary Moritz, Communications Director, NEW Cooperative; and Jim Vermeer, VP Business Development, Corn Belt Power Cooperative.

 

 

 

To register just visit: www.ISAConferenceSignup.com. Register as an ACWA member and add this code: NEWCOOP

Humboldt, IA- On Thursday, November 9, 2017, Gary Moritz, NEW Cooperative Foundation Director and Jeff Bowden, Humboldt location manager, presented a check to Alissa O’Connor and Michelle Sleiter, representing the Humboldt Community Daycare Board, for the amount of $2,500 to help fund the construction of the new child care and learning center.  

  

Pictured L to R: Gary Moritz, NEW Cooperative Foundation Director, Jeff Bowden, NEW Cooperative Humboldt Manager, Alissa O’Connor and Michelle Sleiter, Humboldt Community Daycare Board Members

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