United Cooperative: Earns propane award

Contact: Ann Mann, Director
CHS Energy Communications


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ST. PAUL, Minn., November 30, 2011 —United Cooperative of Baraboo, Wis., recently received a 2011 Energy Summit Award from CHS Inc., a leading energy, grains and foods company and the nation’s leading cooperative. Dayton Hougaard, location manager, accepted the Energy Summit Propane Award on behalf of Karl Beth, vice president and chief operating officer, at the Cenex Energy Summit in San Diego, Calif.

“Energy Summit Awards are reserved for outstanding business achievement, customer service and partnership,” says Darin Hunhoff, vice president, CHS Propane, who presented the award. “We’re very pleased to congratulate Karl, Dayton and their entire team of employees for the success of their diversified energy business, including their full-service propane business. We commend them for their commitment to customer service and for being proactive in providing risk management and planning services.”

Energy Summit Awards are awarded based on volume growth, local department profitability, program utilization, collaboration, industry leadership and positioning for long-term survival. United Cooperative and four other winners were recognized at the annual Cenex Energy Summit, a gathering of the top 150 CHS energy customers. To view videos of the winners, visitchsinc.com.