Aug. 22, 2002
DELMAR FIRE DEPARTMENT RECEIVES FUNDS FOR CPR MANNEQUINS
Delmar Volunteer Fire Department is the recipient of a $500 Iowa
Network Services (INS) Charity Grant, plus a $500 matching contribution
from F&B Communications, the local telecommunications provider
The grant funds will be used by the fire department to purchase
CPR training mannequins. The new mannequins will replace current
models that have been in service for more than 20 years.
"Delmar is fortunate to have an active volunteer fire department
and EMS service," said Ken Laursen, F&B Communications
general manager. "Having the modern tools to provide training
in rescue techniques is important."
F&B Communications is one of 156 Iowa independent telephone
company member-owners of INS, which helps to provide advanced telecommunications
and data services.
proud to support community organizations that enhance the quality
of life for citizens in our serving areas," Laursen said.
is the local telecommunications provider offering telephone, cable
television, digital broadcast satellite, dial-up Internet, high-speed
DSL Internet and wireless PCS services to customers in the Bennett,
Calamus, Delmar, Lowden and Wheatland exchanges and surrounding
The charity grant program is open to non-profit organizations in
the F&B Communications service area. Grant applications are
available at the business office in Wheatland.
To learn more about F&B Communications, visit the company website
Volunteer Fire Department receives a $500 check from INS and
$500 matching contribution from F&B Communications Aug.
21. Pictured: (left to right) Patrick Koob, Delmar mayor; Shirley
Haverly-Felten, Delmar Volunteer Fire Department/EMS; Dennis
Pearson, INS; and Ken Laursen, F&B Communications general
For more information, contact:
Aaron Horman, Marketing