(GLENWOOD) A Mills County Farmer has won $2,500 for the Oak Township Fire Department.
LeRoy Schoening of Glenwood has been selected as a winner in America’s Farmers Grow Communities, which gives farmers the opportunity to win $2,500 for their favorite local nonprofit organizations. The donations are available through the Monsanto Fund. Schoening has designated the Oak Township Fire Department to receive the award in Mills County.
Oak Township Fire Fighter Mark Schoening, farmer LeRoy Schoening and a Monsanto representative will participate in a check presentation ceremony on Monday at 6:30 p.m. at the Minneola Fire Station.
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 communities.