Farmer wins $2,500 for Tynan VFD
May 10, 2012 | 1699 views | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Thomas Mengers of Tynan 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. Mengers has designated the Tynan Volunteer Fire Department to receive the award in Bee County.

Members of the Tynan Volunteer Fire Department, Mengers and a Monsanto representative will participate in a check presentation ceremony on Thursday, May 10, at 7 p.m. at the Beeville Fire Station, 100 E. Cleveland St..

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.

America’s Farmers Grow Communities is part of a broad commitment by the Monsanto Fund to highlight the important contributions farmers make every day 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.

For more information and to see a full list of winners, visit
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