4 Burst results for "Willard Cooper"

"willard cooper" Discussed on WTMJ 620

WTMJ 620

02:26 min | 8 months ago

"willard cooper" Discussed on WTMJ 620

"Too. Didn't pay me And so I can't. I gotta do business a different way, and I'm not going to be able to Buy corn and harvest. And so you know, I'm just gonna have to all try to figure out another way to make it work and that I just don't have the capital and I don't have the bank line to go buy it from the farmers and willing Cooper's Tell me this story 40 years later, and he said that 23 days later gets a check in the mail for a million box. It was from my grandfather who prepaid feet so we would go to the growers by the corn, Put the corn and then sell it to him. Got him going again. When we opened the Grand Island plant, Willard Cooper came to see me. It never met. My grandfather said he wanted to be there. The guy with the first capital into the into the plant on told me this story. I've told that story a lot. It's It's hard to believe in the world like we have today that anybody ever do that. And you've just been listening to Dick Monfort, and he's just about choking up over the stories of his grandfather. On the end as fathers and grand parents we can either be told stories about us like that or not, it all has to do with how he lived. And great job is always to Joey into Alex Cortez for bringing us that piece and a special thanks to the Daniels fund and all of their help, sponsoring and supporting his show their ethics initiative. Well, they talk about things like this regularly and the principles that undergird their ethics initiative, integrity, trust, accountability, transparency, fairness, respect by ability. And rule of law. And all of these things are important. You heard about fairness again and again in this story, and you heard about respect. I mean, what a thing to do for a person front them the capital. First of all you trust right? There's a lot of trust going on there to be able to front two person a million dollars ahead of time and then my goodness, this the respect of that guy situation. And doing something about it. The story of Dick Monfort and in the story of his family here on our American story. Hi. I'm.

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"willard cooper" Discussed on WTMJ 620

WTMJ 620

01:51 min | 8 months ago

"willard cooper" Discussed on WTMJ 620

"Tell me if these hospital meetings that we're going to raise our price, 3.5 4%. I said nobody pays that price. Well, we know, but that's the way it works. And I I would say nobody other than my dad pays those prices. So Dick feels very fortunate to have learned ethical principles from his family and his dad and grandfather continue to teach him even after they've passed away. I have one other story about my grandfather. Hey, he used to buy a lot of corn. He used by a lot of cattle, corn, whatever. But there was never a contract and the story goes, and this is actually told by the man that had happened with This guy named Willard Cooper from Oakley. Kansas was just starting up in the elevator business. And what happens in the elevator businesses you buy from the farmer. You store it. You gotta cash toe store because you pay for the farmer then. And then after harvest is over. Prices go up because there is no harvest, and then you sell it Cattle theaters like us and Willard Cooper. You know, my my grandfather never met him that he'd always buy corn from him. And every year, Willard would call and say, instead of 10,000 bushels on the 20,000 bushels, and And this that and everything else. And so one year Willer does it. Call it so he calls Willard. And says, Willard, You know I didn't get our call. I I need to buy corn. I gotta have your corn and he said, Well, Mr Mumford, I'm sorry, but I I got a little sideways. I guy that I sold some corn,.

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"willard cooper" Discussed on KOA 850 AM

KOA 850 AM

02:25 min | 8 months ago

"willard cooper" Discussed on KOA 850 AM

"And so I can't. I gotta do business a different way. And I'm not gonna be able to buy corn and harvest and So you know, I'm just gonna have to. I'll try to figure out another way to make it work and that I just don't have the capital and I don't have the bank line to go buy it from the farmers. And Willard Cooper's told me this story 40 years later, and he said that to three days later Gets a check in the mail for a million box. And it was from my grandfather who prepaid feet, So we'll go to the growers by the corn, Put the corn and then sell it to him. Got him going again. When we opened the Grand Island plant, Willard Cooper came to see me had never met. My grandfather said he wanted to be the The guy with the first capital into the into the plant on told me this story. I've told that story a lot. It's It's hard to believe in a world like we have today that anybody ever do that on you've just been listening to Dick Monfort, and he's just about choking up over the stories of his grandfather. On the end as fathers and grandparents we could either be told stories about us like that or not, it all has to do with how we live. And great job is always to Joey into Alex Cortez for bringing us that piece and a special thanks to the Daniels fund and all of their help, sponsoring and supporting his show their ethics initiative. Well, they talk about things like this regularly and the principles that undergird their ethics initiative, integrity, trust, accountability, transparency, fairness, respect by ability and rule of law. And all of these things were important. You heard about fairness again and again in this story, and you heard about respect. I mean, what a thing to do for a person front them the capital. First of all you trust right? There's a lot of trust going on there to be able to run two person a million dollars ahead of time. And then my goodness, this the respect of that guy situation and doing something about it. The story of Dick Monfort and the story of his family here on our American story. Hi. I'm.

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"willard cooper" Discussed on KOA 850 AM

KOA 850 AM

04:03 min | 8 months ago

"willard cooper" Discussed on KOA 850 AM

"People at the Cleveland Clinic and I said. Okay. We got this bill. It's for 600,000. And we're gonna write you a check for 300,000. And they knew exactly what I was talking about. They knew if they sent that claim into Medicare or into an insurance company or whatever. That's all they get is 300,000. And they said, Okay, that sounds fight. So I had my room. His wife write the check for 300,000 and paid So about four months later, one of the guys from the foundation comes out to meet me and he was a big baseball fan, and he really came out because he wanted to go to a baseball game. But you know, he had served his purpose. So came in and he said, you know, I know your dad got great carrot, The Cleveland clinic and we were wondering if your foundation would Wanna make a donation to the Cleveland Clinic, and I said, Well, you know, there's my two sisters and brother on the board and will for sure. Bring it up and And I'll get back to you. And he says, Okay, and he says one other thing. My Ruff made a donation and I'd like to know whether that was a one time donation or in every year donation. I said, What do you mean my remaining donation? Well, sure. Yeah. Shortly after Kenny last She wrote a check for $300,000 to the Cleveland Clinic. So Jenny said Bill was 600 Dick got him to take 300,000 my write him a check to the foundation to cover the other 300,000. So I mean, he just felt better doing that than thinking that I had Sucked him in for 300 grand, but that that's the way he lived his life or, as most of us would probably say we've paid into Medicare our whole life. I'm gonna use it, especially facing a several $100,000 bill and these inflated bills being nonsense in the first place. I remember that they used to tell me if these hospital meetings that we're going to raise our price, 3.5 4%. I said nobody pays that price. Well, we know, but that's the way it works. And I Would say nobody other than my dad pays those prices so Dick feels very fortunate to have learned ethical principles from his family and his dad and grandfather continue to teach him even after they've passed away E one other story about my grandfather. He used to buy a lot of corn. He used by a lot of cattle, corn, whatever. But there was never a contract and the story goes, and this is actually told by the man that had happened with This'll guy named Willard Cooper from Oakley. Kansas was just starting up in the elevator business. And what happens in the elevator businesses you buy from the farmer. You store it. You gotta have cash toe store because you pay for the farmer then. And then after harvest is over. Prices go up because there is no harvest, and then you sell it to cattle feeders like us and Willard Cooper. You know, my my grandfather never met him that he'd always buy corn from him. And every year, Willard would call and say instead of 10,000 bushels, I'm gonna 20,000 bushels and And this that and everything else. And so one year Willer does it call it so he calls Willard and says, Willard, You know I didn't get our call. I I need to buy corn. I gotta have your corn and he said well, Mr Mind for today? I'm sorry, but I I got a little sideways. I a guy that I sold some corn to in pay me.

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