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February Board Highlights

By |2017-02-21T19:00:26-05:00February 21st, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: |

Board highlights from the February 15th meeting: During the first two weeks of February, the number of shoppers topped 5,000 each week! Prior to the expansion, we had 4,500 - 4,600 shoppers during our busiest weeks. Wheatsfield met and surpassed the goal for the current member financing campaign, which now totals $382,000 of member loans and preferred shares! The offering [...]

January Board Highlights

By |2017-02-21T19:05:09-05:00February 21st, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: |

Board highlights from the January 25th meeting: December sales exceeded budget expectations. January will be the first month with the budget increased to reflect potential sales of the expanded store. As of January 25, $319,000 has been raised during the current member financing campaign. The offering of loans and preferred shares will remain open until [...]

January Co-op Nickel Check Presentation

By |2017-02-17T15:47:27-05:00February 17th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , |

(L to R) Rachel Dakarian, Wheatsfield Board President; Greg Vitale, Board Treasurer Outdoor Alliance of Story County; Linda Johnson, Wheatsfield General Manager Thanks for donating your extra change, bag refunds and shopping on Give Back Thursday to support the Outdoor Alliance of Story County in January. Funds raised will further establish and enhance the Ronald [...]

Winter is Waning

By |2017-02-16T21:15:53-05:00February 16th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |

February 2017 Produce Parable By Adam Calder As surely as the seasons roll by, the first little signs of spring have begun to peer from behind the veil of winter in the produce department. The welcome burst of color that the fair trade roses brings us every Valentine’s Day was also accompanied by some beautiful [...]

Grand Reopening Celebration

By |2017-02-21T18:29:40-05:00February 10th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: |

Everyone Welcome! Join us to celebrate the end of our expansion project! Saturday, February 25, 10am-4pm Giveaways 10am: Branded Tote Bags 500 Wheatsfield Tote Bags - First Come First Serve! One per adult/or membership. 10 bags will have hidden giftcards! Win up to $50!  We will also have some to sell [...]

Co-op Nickel Check Presentation

By |2017-02-03T16:26:46-05:00February 3rd, 2017|Categories: Blog|

(L to R) Rachel Dakarian, Wheatsfield Board President; Marlene Ehresman, Executive Director Iowa Wildlife Center; Linda Johnson, Wheatsfield General Manager Thanks for donating your extra change, bag refunds and shopping on Give Back Thursday to support the Iowa Wildlife Center in December. Read more about our Co-op Nickel Program.

February Co-op Nickel

By |2017-02-01T17:18:06-05:00February 1st, 2017|Categories: Blog|

February 2017 Recipient: Iowa Arboretum The Iowa Arboretum, located on 415 acres in Boone County’s Des Moines River Valley, showcases hundreds of species of trees, shrubs and flowering plants in a tranquil setting. Woodland and prairie trails provide wonderful outdoor walking opportunities. Tours are available when requested. The grounds and gardens are beautiful in all seasons. The [...]

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