10/15/2018 10:36:00 AM FFA lunches for area farmers
Brock Erickson, Stewartville FFA reporter, left, and Autumn Feine, FFA vice president, say that the FFA has changed its approach to the annual Corn Driver. The FFA will not ask farmers for a donation this year. Instead, FFA members will prepare and distribute bag lunches for area farmers.
For many years now, area farmers have donated cash or corn to the Stewartville FFA Corn Drive For Camp. FFA members collected the funds from farmers at Stewartville's All-American Co-op on a designated day each fall. Subsequently, the FFA sent the money to True Friends, including Camp Courage and Camp Friendship, which used the donations to provide scholarships for kids with disabilities to attend camp. This year, however, the Stewartville FFA is changing its approach... For more on this story pick up your copy of the Oct. 16 Stewartville STAR.