Iowa (October 14, 2019) — Kent Corporation donated $10,000 to support a new Iowa
State University Extension and Outreach Muscatine County Office. A ribbon
cutting on October 10 marked the grand opening of the facility, located at 1601
Plaza Place in Muscatine.
“Kent Corporation’s investment in the Iowa
State University Extension and Outreach Muscatine County Office Remodel has
allowed us to build financial stability and programmatic capacity through the
ownership of our office,” said Krista Regennitter, County Extension Director.
Every year, more than 1 million Iowans directly
benefit from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach educational programs
for economic grown, healthy families, thriving communities and sustainable
environments. Kent Corporation was recognized as a Lavendar Rosette Donor for its donation.
The site will be located on 10 acres of university-owned land southwest of the intersection of Highway 30 and State Avenue in Ames. The complex will include a feed mill tower, feed milling and mixing structures, grain storage bins, warehouse and an educational building with classrooms.
Completion of the complex is expected during the summer of 2021.
Kent Corporation provided the naming commitment of $8 million in 2017. Other lead commitments for the project were provided By the Iowa Corn Promotion Board, which committed $4 million; and Sukup Manufacturing Co., which committed $2 million of in-kind support. In May, a $2.6 million commitment was made by California Pellet Mill (CPM) of Waterloo.
WASHINGTON, Indiana (August 19, 2019) – Youth First, Inc., an Evansville, Indiana program that works to prevent substance abuse and promote healthy behaviors in students is the beneficiary of a $10,000 donation by Grain Processing Corporation (GPC) in Washington, Indiana.
Youth First partners with Indiana school districts located in Daviess, Martin and Pike Counties to embed social workers, mentors and prevention coaches in school buildings to help students at risk for substance abuse, suicide, violence and harmful behaviors.
GPC is a
subsidiary company of Kent Corporation, headquartered in Muscatine, Iowa.
MUSCATINE, Iowa (August 16, 2019) — Student-athletes in the Muscatine Muskies Football program will stay hydrated with Sqwincher this Fall after a large donation from Kent Precision Foods Group, a subsidiary of Kent Corporation.
“Hydration is extremely important in helping athletes reach their highest level of performance and is essential to their overall health during the season,” said Muscatine High School Head Football Coach Jake Mueller. “We are grateful to Kent Precision Foods Group for the donation of Sqwincher and their commitment to the health and well-being of our players on and off the field.”
Kent Precision Foods Group donated more than 1,400 bottles of Sqwincher, six five-gallon coolers and four cases of liquid concentrate. The Sqwincher formulation is the result of research and development that goes well beyond quenching thirst to deliver rehydration for the toughest of activities. The donation to the Muscatine High School Football program equates to about $3,000 of product.
MUSCATINE, Iowa (July 19, 2019) — The Kent Precision Foods Group Business After Hours event received a record turnout on Thursday, July 18. The event, organized in conjunction with the Greater Muscatine Chamber of Commerce & Industry (GMCCI), showcased dozens of products proudly produced by Kent Precision Foods Group (KPFG).
was, by far, the largest turnout we have ever had without a doubt,” said GMCCI
President & CEO Greg Jenkins, who estimated there were 300 people in
attendance. “It was a really cool crowd, everyone was in great spirits.”