In order to get this idea off the ground, money needed to be raised for it. Gengenbach said they were able to raise $75,000 locally for the project.
Premier partners who donated $10,000 were Orthman Manufacturing, Country Partners Cooperative, CashWa Distributing, Central Community College and Dawson Public Power District.
The City of Lexington, Sahling Endowment Fund, Pioneer Park and Land O’ Lakes Foundation were partners who donated between $3,000 and $9,999.
Supporters included Loup Valley Rural Public Power District, Howard-Greeley Rural Public Power District, Hornaday Manufacturing, Burlington Northern Santa Fe Foundation, Applegate Fund for Teachers and Bayer Agri Science. Each donated an amount around $750 to $2,999.
“If not for our local sponsors we could not have done this project,” Gengenbach said.
Orthman Manufacturing was also able to apply for a Developing Youth Talent…