Colby Pullers Club Receives $15,000 for Facility Upgrades

ColbyWIThe following release recently appeared on the Facebook site of the Colby Pullers Club. The organization will present Pulling for Youth Hunger and Health, a first-time NTPA Region III event in Colby, Wisconsin, on Saturday, August 17 at 5:30 p.m.

 Abbotsford, Wisconsin---The Abbotsford Story, Inc. is pleased to announce the donation of $15,000 to the Colby Pullers Club for their food and beverage hospitality building.

"Colby Pullers Club is excited for the opportunity and partnership with Abby Story Foundation," stated Lony Oestreich of the Colby Pullers Club. "This grant will allow us to provide permanent structure to the facility and help us make Pulling for Youth Hunger and Health in 2019 a great success. The AbbyBank Hospitality Building will be a great addition to the property and the City of Colby."

Every March and September, AbbyBank's charitable foundation, The Abbortsford Story, Inc., receives requests from many area schools, non-profit organizations, or community organizationsn for funds needed to enrich, create, or support existing community public projects. The Abbotsford Story, Inc. strives to provide continued support to its area communities.

The Abbotsford Story, Inc. was founded in 1986 as a private charitable foundation of AbbyBank. Since then, AbbyBank has made contributions totaling over $1,270,300 to the foundation. Over the years, the foundation has made donations to Abbotsford, Appleton, Medford, Wausau, Weston, and neighboring area organizations totaling over $940,976.65.

For more information regarding AbbyBank and its charitable foundation, The Abbotsford Story, Inc., visit their website at, call 715.223.2345, or stop in at any of the Abbotsford, Appleton, Medford, Wausau, or Weston locations.

The NTPA congratulates the Colby Pullers Club. For more information about the club and their charitable and competitive activities, check out their Facebook page. To learn more about NTPA Championship Pulling, visit

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