August Highlights from the Board:

  • The Board approved a slate of 5 board candidates for the 3 open seats in the  annual board election which will culminate at the Annual Meeting of the Members on Tuesday, October 18. Watch the E-News and the website for details about the candidates and the election process which will be released soon.
  • The Annual Meeting of the Members will be held in person at Torrent Brewing Company in down town Ames on Tuesday, October 18 from 5:30-8:00pm  and on Zoom to accommodate all members who would like to take part.
  • The Truckload Sale in August was very successful. This annual event is a favorite among our members and shoppers. We thank you for your continued support of the store!
  • The Board is looking for candidates for the 1 year Student Board member position, the term for which runs from September to August each year. It is a non-voting advisory position and the deadline for applications has been extended to September 15. The application can be downloaded from the website and are available in the store also.
  • Wheatsfield is eligible for and has applied for a significant return of funds for the Employee Retention Tax Credit program. Funds will be received by the qualifying quarters over the next six to 8 months.
  • The annual member drive will be held in October in conjunction with National Co-op month. Watch the E-News and the website for the details and information on an incentive for current members who refer new members in October.