The Iowa State Reserve Law Officers Association (ISRLOA)
sponsors five children each year to the Wildwood Hills Ranch in St.
Charles. Tyler Olson, of Cherokee, and Aaron Ramos and Zac Nierling,
of Storm Lake, were three of those attending the ranch during the
week of June 21-25.
The Buena Vista County and Cherokee County Juvenile Court
services helped with the selection of the children. ISRLOA Second
Vice President Scott Mack, of the Buena Vista County Sheriff's Office
Reserves, and Past President Rod Fitzgerald, of the Cherokee Police
Department Reserves, provided the transportation to the Wildwood
The Wildwood Hills Ranch is a 400-acre nonprofit facility
set in the scenic hills of Madison County Founded in 2001, the ranch
is an ideal setting for children to learn new life skills and gain
confidence. Campers enjoy first-class facilities and recreational
activities including horseback riding, water sports, team building,
arts and crafts and much more.
The ISRLOA was founded in Marshalltown in 1973. It is a
nonprofit fraternal organization that represents reserve peace
officers in the state of Iowa.