Leachville Fire Department receives $2,500

Tuesday, March 3, 2015
Grant Galyean (left) is the Mississippi County winner of America's Farmers Grow Communities, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund. Galyean chose the Leachville Volunteer Fire Department to receive the $2,500 check. Pictured from left are: Grant Galyean; firefighters Tony Nix, Donnie Ford, Mitchell Lasater, Drake Brown, Robert Shipley, Chuck Brown. (Town Crier photo/Revis Blaylock)

Leachville Volunteer Fire Department received $2,500 thanks to 3G Farms, Grant and Tonya Galyean, winners of the America's Farmers Grow Communities, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund.

The program enrolls farmers for a chance to win $2,500 which is donated to the farmer's nonprofit of choice.

The Galyeans chose to donate the check to to the Leachville Fire Department.

The presentation was made on Friday, Feb. 27, at Leachville City Hall with several firemen attending.

Firemen expressed their appreciation to the Galyeans and Monsanto.

Drake Brown, assistant chief's aide, is working on a grant application to help build a substation near the latest annexed property.

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