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CFS Presents a $3,000 Grant to the NRHEG FFA Chapter

May 07, 2019

CFS Presents a $3,000 Grant to the NRHEG FFA Chapter

New Richland, Minn., May 8, 2019 — The CFS Foundation recently approved $31,500 in grant funds to be distributed to 21 FFA chapters within their service and trade area. In addition, the CFS funds are being matched by the Land O’Lakes Foundation, bringing the total contribution to $63,000. The purpose for the grant money is for each chapter to use the funds to focus on developing and applying leadership and classroom skills with activities, projects, or events that help improve our rural communities and/or service those who live there.

The funds provided will an opportunity to send more students to leadership conferences. For example, they would like to double the amount they give the students who attend the Washington Leadership Conference and increase the number of students who attend the National FFA Convention.

CFS employees, Steve Lonning, CFS Energy Sales was on-hand to present the NRHEG FFA chapter with a check for $1,500 and matching funds from Land O’Lakes Foundation of $1,500 for a total of $3,000.

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