The Odessa Record -

Tiger Booster Club awarded grant from Northwest Farm Credit Services


April 19, 2018

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Club board member Carmen Weishaar; Odessa track team members Pilot Weishaar, Brian MacDonald, Chase Kissler, Ryan Melgren, Kaitlyn Zagelow, Naomi Smith, Katreace Boss, Maddie Scrupps and Tori Weishaar; club member Danielle Scrupps; Northwest FCS financial specialist Angela Bryant. Back row: Northwest FCS insurance agent Shannon Bergstrom.

SPOKANE, Wash. (April 12, 2018) – Northwest Farm Credit Services is proud to award the Odessa Athletic Booster Club in Odessa a $1,500 Northwest FCS Rural Community Grant.

"The Odessa Athletic Booster Club would like to express our very sincere "Thank You" for your support of our field improvement project," said Club Board Member Carmen Weishaar. "The Odessa Athletic Field is not only a location for school sporting events, but also a gathering place for many of Odessa's community activities. Your generous grant support will make a great impact on our efforts to rejuvenate the entire field's surface. Northwest FCS has always been a steady presence to our largely agricultural-based community and we appreciate your support of our local communities."

Northwest FCS is committed to helping rural communities succeed. In 2017, Northwest Farm Credit Services committed over $250,000 to 171 projects in rural communities across Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington. Since the program's inception in 2007, it has awarded 871 grants totaling more than $1.55 million.

The next rural grant deadline is June 1, 2018. If you think your rural project may be eligible for a grant, visit for more information and an application.

Northwest FCS is an $11 billion financial cooperative providing financing and related services to farmers, ranchers, agribusinesses, commercial fishermen, timber producers, rural homeowners and crop insurance customers in Montana, Idaho, Oregon, Washington and Alaska. Northwest FCS is a member of the nationwide Farm Credit System that supports agriculture and rural communities with reliable, consistent credit and financial services. For more information, go to


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