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Local FFA hosts fundraiser for Camp Courage

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New Richmond FFA members are working together to help raise money for Camp Courage, a camp designed for children with special needs.

Dubbed the "Corn Drive," the fundraiser has been a New Richmond tradition for more than 30 years, said Gabes Rabb, New Richmond's FFA president. To date, the local chapter has raised more than $105,000 for Camp Courage.

FFA used to collect corn from area farmers, hence the Corn Drive name, said Ellie Wallace, vice president.

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Jackie Grumish
Jackie Grumish has been a reporter with the New Richmond News since 2008. She holds degrees in journalism and fine art from Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, Ill. Before coming to New Richmond, Jackie worked as the city government reporter at a daily newspaper in Aberdeen, S.D. 
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