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AgStar Awards Stearns County Fair with Fund for Rural America Grant

AgStar Awards Stearns County Fair with Fund for Rural America Grant
$3,000 awarded for upgrades to remodel the 4-H foodstand

MANKATO, Minn.(July 27,2016)- The AgStar Fund for Rural America has awarded a $3,000 grant to the Stearns County 4-H Program for upgrades to remodel the 4-H foodstand at the Stearns County Fairgrounds in Sauk Centre, MN.

AgStar's corporate giving program, the AgStar Fund for Rural America, awards grants to organizations or programs that support its mission of "enhancing life in agriculture and rural America". The upgrades to the 4-H foodstand will provide necessary changes to the facilities that will help the fair thrive.

"We are proud to present the Stearns County Fair with a grant that will help them make necessary upgrades to their 4-H foodstand and facilities," explained John Monson, SVP and Chair for AgStar's Fund for Rural America.

Russel Atkinson, Financial Services Officer at AgStar, presented the grant July 27, 2016 at the Stearns County Fair in Sauk Centre, MN.

Since its inception in 2001, the AgStar Fund has donated over $5 million to organizations in communities that work to improve the future of rural America.


PHOTO: Russel Atkinson, Financial Services Officer at AgStar handing award to Sara Budde, UMN Extension Stearns County 4-H Program Coordinator

Contacts

Sara Budde
County 4-H Program Coordinator
(320) 255-6169
budde016@umn.edu
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