Dec. 8, 2004
LOWDEN HISTORICAL SOCIETY, LIBRARY AWARDED CHARITY GRANT
Lowden Historical Society and Lowden Public Library are the recipients
of a $250 Iowa Network Services (INS) Charity Grant, plus a $250
matching contribution from F&B Communications, the local telecommunications
provider in Lowden.
The grant funds will be used by the Historical Society to aid in
the purchase of a microfilm reader and printer that will be located
at the Lowden Public Library. The new unit will make nearly 100
years of community newspapers and records more accessible to the
“With a microfilm printer on site, copies of historical documents
can be easily reproduced,” said Aaron Horman, F&B Communications
marketing manager. “The printer will enhance the library’s
offering and provide convenient access to these documents.”
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
Society and Lowden Public Library receive a $250 check from
INS and $250 matching contribution from F&B Communications
Dec. 3. Pictured: (left to right) Ken Laursen, F&B Communications,
Virgil Kruckenberg, Historical Society; Eunice Boedeker, Historical
Society; Vicki Mohr, Librarian; J.D. Siebert, INS.