Aug. 26, 2003
WHEATLAND AMBULANCE RECEIVES FUNDING FOR RADIOS
Wheatland Volunteer Ambulance Service is the recipient of a $250
Iowa Network Services (INS) Charity Grant, plus a $250 matching
contribution from F&B Communications, the local telecommunications
provider in Wheatland.
The grant funds will be used by the ambulance service to purchase
an additional two-way radio.
“We often take for granted the convenience of having our own
ambulance service right here in Wheatland,” said Ken Laursen,
F&B Communications general manager. “We are proud to support
our local volunteers.”
F&B Communications is one of 156 Iowa independent telephone
company member-owners of INS, which helps to provide advanced telecommunications
and data services. INS established the grant program to bring INS
closer to its member companies and customers.
“INS was created to provide quality telecommunications in
these communities,” said INS President Richard M. Vohs. “The
Charity Grant Program is a way INS can help meet community needs.”
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
Ambulance Service receives a $250 check from INS and $250 matching
contribution from F&B Communications Aug. 25. Pictured:
(left to right) Dennis Pearson, Iowa Network Services; Mike
Lacey, Wheatland Ambulance; Ken Laursen, F&B Communications
general manager; Jerry Bopp, Wheatland mayor.
For more information, contact:
Aaron Horman, Marketing