High School graduates and college students from Grundy County and surrounding areas, majoring in an ag related field, are eligible to apply for the Mark Pearson Memorial Scholarship. Scholarship applications are available at the Grundy County Farm Bureau office at 602 8th St. in Grundy Center. The deadline for completed applications is July 15th.
Donations received from the co-sponsors of the "Every Day" Tractor Ride being held on Thursday, July 25th are being used for the scholarships. Co-sponsors of the ride, with Grundy County Farm Bureau, include Grundy County Farm Bureau Insurance agents Fred Burmester, Wayne Blythe and Bill Dunkelberger; Farmers Savings Bank, Beaman; GNB Bank, Grundy Center and Conrad locations; Green Belt Bank & Trust, Grundy Center; Lincoln Savings Bank, Reinbeck; MidWest One Bank, Conrad; Peoples Savings Bank, Dike and Wellsburg locations; State Bank & Trust, Dike; Farm Credit Services; Phelps Implement; Titan Machinery; OxBo International; Asgrow/Dekalb dealer; Channel Seed, all dealers; Kruger Seed, all dealers; Pioneer, all dealers; Prairie Brand Seed; Syngenta, all dealers, Iowa State Bank, Parkersburg; and Waterloo Implement.
Anyone wishing to participate in the tractor ride can get more information by calling the Grundy County Farm Bureau office at 319-824-5212.