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Tama County Farmer wins $2,500 for Gladbrook Fire Department

April 20, 2012
Northern-Sun Print
Jim and Deb Osborn of Gladbrook were winners in America’s Farmers Grow Communities, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund, which gives farmers the opportunity to win $2,500 for their favorite local nonprofit organization. In 1,245 eligible counties in 39 states, farmers could win $2,500 for their favorite community nonprofit. The Monsanto Fund expects to invest more than $3.1 million in local communties. America’s Farmers Grow Communities is part of a broad commitment by the Monsanto Fund to highlight the important contributions farmers make everyday to our society by helping them grow their local communities. Nearly 60,000 farmers participated in the second annual Grow Communities program, which is designed to benefit nonprofit groups such as ag youth, schools, and other civic organizations. Pictured are Jim and Deb Osborn (holding the check), Matt Koester, Gladbrook Fire Chief, and Matt Roach, representing Monsanto, and the great firemen of the Gladbrook Fire Department. Photo by Betty Dahms

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