Mid-County Newsletter MCnewsletter-spring11

MID-COUNTY MESSENGER Spring 2011 • Vol. 19 www.midcountycoop.com A ‘team approach’ to success at “We serve our customers by work- ing to improve their operation – not just by selling them products,” said Bill Reimers, Mid-County Coop’s general manager. Throughout Mid-County’s 75 years in business, the company has always focused on building posi- tive relationships with the people it serves. “Our staff has quite a bit of ex- perience,” Reimers said. “Our key people have been around a long time, and they know our custom- ers.” In the past fi ve years, Mid-Coun- ty has developed an even greater focus on providing information and education. “We’ve intensifi ed our semi- nars,” Reimers said. “Recently, we Staff members Julie Clemensen and Angela Jacques welcomed and assisted patrons at the January annual meeting. took a large group of customers to a train- ing session about crop production.” M i d - C o u n t y ’s seminars are offered on an “as-needed” basis. The messages are targeted to spe- cifi c groups of cus- tomers, so that they can be as relevant as possible. Mid-County’s goal General Manager Bill Reimers and board members Brian Kraus is to help businesses and Paul Stuewe work together preparing for the Mid-County succeed, and provid- Annual meeting held in January. ing useful seminars is one way to do that. “It’s win-win on both sides,” Continued Financial Strength Reimers said. “We rely on having Due to our continued fi nancial health for 75 years, Mid-County patrons will partnerships; we work together to receive their dividend checks in May for benefi t each other.” purchases through last fi scal year. Agronomists, sales representa- tives, and other Mid-County em- Also, after completing the fi rst ployees strive to maintain a close 6 months of our new year, we are several relationship with their clients. hundred thousand dollars ahead of last year, and our bottom line Reimers said people often com- continues to grow. ment on the dedication and helpful- ness of employees at Mid-County. Because of your support we will “We have a team approach to continue to strengthen and grow things,” Reimers said. your cooperative. FUELS • PROPANE • LUBRICANTS Serving You With Honesty, Integrity & Value since 1935 Auto, Truck, & Tire Center 710 W. Lake St. Cologne, MN 55322 (952) 466-3710 Fuel, Office, Propane 700 W. Lake St. Cologne, MN 55322 (952) 466-3720 Agronomy 700 W. Lake St. Cologne, MN 55322 (952) 466-3730 Holiday Convenience Store Hwy. 212 & Hwy. 284 Cologne, MN 55322 (952) 466-5657 HONESTY • INTEGRITY • VALUE (952) 466-3700 • 888-466-3700 • 700 West Lake Street, P.O. Box 177, Cologne