Dec. 10, 2002
F&B DONATES TO NORTH CEDAR FOUNDATION
The North Cedar Foundation is the recipient of a $250 donation from
F&B Communications, the local telecommunications provider in
The funds will be used by the foundation to purchase a multimedia
presentation unit, which includes a laptop computer, video projector
and DVD player, for use in the district.
"We are pleased to support this project," said Ken Laursen,
F&B Communications general manager. "It is import for students
to have access to these types of hi-tech tools in our technologically-driven
The donation by F&B Communiations helped the foundation meet
a goal of $5,000. Businesses in the North Cedar community were asked
to contribute to the project that will allow teachers to incorporate
the use of Internet and computer presentation technology in the
"It has been so rewarding to work on a project where so many
people throughout our district have responded so positively,"
said Liz Norton, North Cedar Foundation trustee.
The North Cedar
Foundation was originally developed to provide scholarships to graduating
seniors. The recent fund drive was established to help meet a goal
of enhancing the educational experience of all students in the district.
F&B Communications 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
To learn more about F&B Communications, visit the company website
Cedar Foundation receives a $250 check from F&B Communications
Dec. 10. Pictured: (left to right) Harry Driscoll of Mechanicsville,
Trustee; Liz Norton of Lowden, Trustee; and Ken Laursen, F&B
Communications general manager.
For more information, contact:
Aaron Horman, Marketing