Prairie Meadows Hands Polk County $10 Million

(from Prairie Meadows report)
Prairie Meadows on June 16 presented the Polk County Board of Supervisors with a check for $10.1 million representing profit sharing payments provided for under its lease agreement.

"We, as a board and operating staff, are pleased to provide this further investment in our local community," said Prairie Meadows president Bob Farinella following this morning's check presentation in the actual amount of $10,132,826.

As a not-for-profit company," Farinella added, "Prairie Meadows returns all profit to our community. This is just an example of our ongoing commitment to the people of Polk County, and what, together, the county and we can do to fortify a vibrant, local economy for today and generations to follow."