Dec. 8, 2004
CALCO NETS $1,000 FOR AIR CONDITIONER PROJECT
The CALCO (Calamus American Legion Committee Organization) 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 in Calamus.
The grant funds will be used by the CALCO to pay for an air conditioner
that replaces an outdated unit on the upper level of the community
“The CALCO community building is the only building of its
kind in the Calamus area that is used for wedding receptions, anniversaries,
luncheons and other community events,” said Ken Laursen, F&B
Communications general manager. “We are proud to support a
local organization that provides so much value to the community.”
F&B Communications is one of 127 Iowa independent telephone
company member-owners of INS, which helps to provide advanced telecommunications
and data services across the state. INS established the grant program
to bring INS closer to its member companies and customers.
Since the grant program was established in 1992, more than $10,000
has been awarded to organizations in the F&B Communications
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. Charity grants are
awarded on a quarterly basis.
F&B Communications is the premiere local telecommunications
provider offering telephone, long distance, digital video, dial-up
Internet, high-speed DSL Internet and wireless PCS services to customers
in the Bennett, Calamus, Delmar, Lowden and Wheatland exchanges
and surrounding areas.
To learn more
about F&B Communications, visit http://www.fbc-tele.com.
For more information, contact:
Aaron Horman, Marketing
|CALCO (Calamus American
Legion Committee Organization) receives a $500 check from INS
and $500 matching contribution from F&B Communications Dec.
3. Pictured: (left to right) Aaron Horman, F&B Communications;
Duane Petersen, Legion; William Thayer, CALCO; Lois Dieckmann,
Legion Auxiliary; Pat Schulz, City Clerk; Roma Thayer, CALCO;
Ken Laursen, F&B Communications.