Northwest Iowa – A pet rescue organization, an ambulance service, a Christian school, and an association of firefighters are getting monetary donations thanks to northwest Iowa farmers and the Monsanto Company.
O’Brien County winner Gary Kruse of Paullina is giving the $2500 to his wife’s pet rescue organization, Forever Friends Transport and Rescue.
Lyon County winner Duane Vanderbrink of Rock Rapids is giving the $2500 to the Doon Christian School at a ceremony scheduled for Thursday, March 13th at 3:30 PM at the school.
Osceola County winner Paul Hibma of Ocheyedan is giving that county’s $2500 to the Osceola County Ambulance service at a ceremony on Tuesday, March 18th at 7:00 PM.
Sioux County winner Paul Schuiteman of Sioux Center is giving that county’s grant to the Sioux Center Fire Fighters Association. The grant will be given at a ceremony at the Sioux Center Fire Station on Thursday, March 27th at 6:30 PM.
Farmers are encouraged to enter the program, which offers one $2,500 prize in each county that is donated to a non-profit organization of the farmer’s choice.