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 will remain open until April 30.
- Wheatsfield is excited to welcome members and the public to two events celebrating the completion of the store expansion! A Ribbon Cutting Ceremony will be held at 12:00pmon Thursday, February 23 with a reception following in the teaching kitchen/community room where we will serve cake, ice cream and champagne. On Saturday, February 25 from 10am-4pm we’ll continue to celebrate the completion of store expansion with the Grand Reopening Party where you will be able to see all of the new features of the store and take part in giveaways, specials deals, crafts for kids and live music.
- At their January meeting, the Wheatsfield Board declared a 4% dividend on outstanding preferred shares which totaled $15,416 and was mailed on January 31, 2017. Since February 2014 Wheatsfield has paid out $48,368 in dividends to members who have invested in preferred shares.