NEW Cooperative Donates to the Iowa Gardening for Good

NEW Cooperative Donates to the Iowa Gardening for Good

To help provide produce for local food pantries

Madrid, IA – The NEW Cooperative Foundation is pleased to present a $3,000 donation to the Iowa Gardening for Good out of Madrid, IA. Iowa Gardening for good is an organization with the goal to grow nutritious, local vegetables to donate to food pantries throughout Central Iowa. Local Volunteers such as elementary school classes, families, and corporate groups visit the farm to get meaningful and hands-on agriculture experience.

“This donation will be utilized for inputs such as seeds, fertilizer, and other materials needed to grow the vegetable crop.” stated Tracy Blackmer, with Iowa Gardening for Good.

Recently, Holly Reicks, NEW Cooperative Communications Specialist representing the NEW Cooperative presented a check to Tracy Blackmer, with Iowa Gardening for Good.

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 5,500 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.

 

Picture from L to R: Holly Reicks, NEW Cooperative Communications Specialist representing the NEW Cooperative presented a check to Tracy  Blackmer, with Iowa Gardening for Good.

NEW Cooperative Donates to the Oto Fire Department

To help support replacement of wildland fire skid.

Oto, IA – The NEW Cooperative Foundation is pleased to present a $5,000 donation to the Oto Fire Department.  The Oto Fire Department is a rural department with 14 members in Woodbury County, serving five townships (60 square miles).  During the month of February with frigid temperatures the Oto Fire Department experienced an unexpected power outage. This resulted in damage to the building and fire apparatuses with the most damage to the wildland fire truck.  With donations, the Oto Fire Department will be able to make repairs and replace what is needed to bring their department fully back to service for the community of Oto.

The damage to the department’s tucks was extensive, with nearly everything that could break, broke.

“Our pumper was actually frozen to the ground, we couldn’t move it because when it broke, the water physically froze it to the inside of the building” said Jason Weber, Chief of the Oto Volunteer Fire Department.

Recently, Gary Moritz, NEW Cooperative Communications Director representing the NEW Cooperative Foundation presented a check to Jason Weber, Fire Chief of the Oto Fire Department, along with Katie Roberts representing the Siouxland Foundation.

 

Picture from L to R: Jason Weber, Oto Fire Department, Fire Chief, Katie Roberts Siouxland Foundation, 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 5,500 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 to Trinity Foundation

Funds go to Trinity Cancer Center

Fort Dodge, IA- Recenlty, Gary Moritz, NEW Cooperative’s Foundation Director, in cooperation with the Land O’ Lakes Foundation, presented a check to UnityPoint Health – Trinity Foundation in the amount of $5,000. This check begins a 5 year pledge of $25,000 to the Trinity Cancer Center. The money will be used to build a new vault and purchase a new linear accelerator. The True Beam linear accelerator will allow Trinity Cancer Center to continue to provide quality, comprehensive cancer services in Fort Dodge.

The goal of the NEW Cooperative Foundation is to help support community betterment organizations, youth, agriculture and in our members’ local communities. It is with great pleasure that the NEW Cooperative Foundation was able to pledge to this endowment to serve the many patients and families in the Fort Dodge 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 the 5,500 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 human services, youth and education, and civic purposes that further enhance the quality of life in our member’s local communities.

Pictured left to right: Shannon McQuillen, Scott Leigh, Christen Sewell, Carol Grannon with Trinity Foundation and Gary Moritz, NEW Cooperative Communications Director.

NEW Cooperative Foundation Donates to 4-H Clubs

4-H Member Dues Program

Fort Dodge, IA- Once again, the NEW Cooperative Foundation has shown their commitment to supporting our local 4-H youth.  Recently, the foundation donated $35,700 to 121 area 4-H clubs totaling to be 2,380 individual 4-H club 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 5,500 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 to Farnhamville American Legion Post 510

To help fund memorial for Veterans in Farnhamville

 

Farnhamville, IA- The NEW Cooperative Foundation is pleased to present a donation to the Farnhamville American Legion Post 510.

 On Thursday, April 29, 2021, Gary Moritz, NEW Cooperative Communications Director, presented a check to the Paul Kail representing the American Legion Post 510 for the amount of $1,500 to help fund a Marble Veterans Memorial.

The memorial will be placed in Farnhamville in remembrance and recognition of those brave men and women who have served local, state, and nation in Armed Services Honorable.

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 almost 5,500 members throughout their 39 locations in central and western 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 is left to right –  Paul Kail representing Farnhamville American Legion Post 510 and Gary, Moritz, NEW Cooperative Communications Director.

NEW Cooperative Donates to Pocahontas Community Projects Fund

To help fund improvement projects to Elbert Park

Pocahontas, IA- On Thursday, April 29, 2021, Gary Moritz, NEW Cooperative Communications Director, presented a check to the Pocahontas Community Projects Fund for the amount of $2,500 to help fund improvements to Elbert Park in Pocahontas.

The donation will be used to assist in purchasing new playground equipment for the park. Elbert park is used by many families in the area for youth sports and gathers. Updating equipment will be beneficial and safe for all the families who use the park in the county.

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 almost 5,500 members throughout their 39 locations in central and western 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 is left to right –  Corrine Peterson, Bonnie Wood, Parker Aden, representing the Pocahontas Community Project Fund and Gary, Moritz, NEW Cooperative Communications Director.

2021-2022 NEW Cooperative Scholarship Recipients Announced

Local Students Receive Scholarships to Pursue Agriculture College Education

April 21, 2021 – NEW Cooperative is pleased to announce the winners of the NEW Cooperative Agriculture Scholarship. This year’s eight $2,000 scholarship winners are, Jaedyn Condon, daughter of Shadd and Sara Scharf off Fort Dodge, Lauren Erickson, daughter of Corie and Kathy Erickson of Humboldt, Zachary Frideres, son of Jeff and Lisa Frideres of Humboldt, Madalyn Moline, daughter of Dave and Shelly Moline of Manson, Dallas Weed, son of Randy and Lori Weed of Charter Oak, Logan Carver, son of Brian and Missy Carver of Rockwell City, Emily Jaeschke, daughter of Heith and Amy Jaeschke of Moorland, and Carson Lambert, son of Chad and Chris Lambert of Lehigh.

“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 28th year of proudly supporting the college education of area students. In that time,  167 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 5,500 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.

 

NEW Cooperative Donates to Lil Wildcat Education Center

To help fund the construction of a self –sustaining childcare center

 

Glidden, IA- On Friday, April 16, 2021, Holly Reicks, NEW Cooperative Communication Specialist, Ann Dentlinger with NEW Cooperative Glidden Location, presented a check to Jeremiah Johnson representing Lil’ Wildcat Education Center, for the amount of $5,000 to help fund the construction of the new childcare and learning center.

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 financially support community betterment projects such as the childcare and learning center.

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 almost 5,500 members throughout their 39 locations in central and western 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 is left to right –  Ann Dentlinger, NEW Cooperative Glidden Location, Holly Reicks, NEW Cooperative Communication Specialist, Weslie Johnson, and Jeremiah Johnson, representing Lil’ Wildcat Education Center.

 

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.

Application Deadline: March 12, 2021

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

NEW Cooperative Donates to Pomeroy Fire Department

Donation to volunteer fire department

The NEW Cooperative Foundation is pleased to present a donation to Pomeroy Fire Department. The Pomeroy Fire Department strives to provide proper fire protection, safety, and education in the City of Pomeroy and surrounding townships. The Pomeroy Fire Department will be using the funds to build a field fire response vehicle. The funds will help purchase two leaf blowers and two back pack sprayers for the fire department. This equipment has been proven to be effective for mitigating and controlling field fires and CRP burning.

On Thursday, October 29, 2020, Chris Blair, NEW Cooperative Region 4 Manager, Marlyn Holtorf, NEW Cooperative Pomeroy Location Manager, and Gary Moritz, NEW Cooperative Communications Director, representing the NEW Cooperative Foundation along with the Land O’ Lakes presented a check to the Pomeroy Fire Department in the total amount of $1,500.00.

 

Pictured L to R: Chris Blair, NEW Cooperative Region 4 Manager, Daniel De Vore, Pomeroy Fire Department, Fire Chief, Marlyn Holtorf, NEW Cooperative Pomeroy Location Manager, 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 5,500 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.

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