POET Biorefining awards 3 ‘Never Satisfied’ grants

$4,700 awarded to groups working to improve lives of youth, families

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POET Biorefining - Jewell presented the Never Satisfied grant award to Roland-Story FFA. From left to right: Maddy Stevenson, Nathan Faga, Kevin Monroe, Levi Origer, Zane Haglund, Jackson Sterle
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Kevin Monroe, General Manager of POET Biorefining - Jewell presents the Never Satisfied grant award to Roxie Young, Library Director of Montgomery Memorial Library.
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Kevin Monroe, General Manager of POET Biorefining - Jewell presents a Never Satisfied Grant to Susan Schmitz, Program Coordinatoror ISU Extension and Outreach

JEWELL – POET’s ‘Never Satisfied’ effort is a scholarship and grant program that helps passionate people reach their goals to help change the world. This year’s grant recipiants in and around the Jewell area are

Montgomery Memorial Library in Jewell, for their Community Room that provides a space for educational programs offered by the library staff as well as community members.

ISU Extension and Outreach – Hamilton County, for their Strengthening Families Program to help parents and youth learn to navigate together the challenges of middle school years.

Roland-Story FFA, for the student-run, 10,000 square-foot community garden that puts the skills of area youth to work planting, caring for and harvesting produce to donate to area food pantries.

“We had many applicants for this year’s grant program, and it’s amazing how many great people are working to improve our community,” said Kevin Monroe, General Manager of POET Biorefining – Jewell. “We are honored to play a role in helping these three groups provide opportunities for the families and young people here. I know their work and dedication will impact our area for years to come.”

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