Dec. 10, 2014
GRANTS SUPPORT BALL DIAMOND
WHEATLAND (IOWA) Calamus-Wheatland Youth Ball is the recipient of a $1,000 Iowa Network Services (INS) Charity Grant, plus a $1,000 matching contribution from F&B Communications.
Grant funds will be used by the group to continue work on building an additional ball diamond in Calamus near the elementary school. The new diamond will provide much needed space for the growing program.
F&B is proud to partner on such an important program that benefits the youth of our community, said Ken Laursen, F&B general manager.
F&B, the local telecommunications provider in Calamus and Wheatland, is one of nearly 120 Iowa independent telephone company member-owners of INS, which helps to provide advanced telecommunications and data services across the state.
Nearly $22,000 has been awarded to organizations in the F&B Communications service area in the last 20 years since the charity grant program began.
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 and chosen by an independent review committee organized by INS.
F&B Communications is the premiere local telecommunications provider offering telephone, long distance, digital video, high-speed fiber and DSL Internet, satellite Internet, wireless PCS and home security services to customers in the Bennett, Calamus, Delmar, Lowden and Wheatland exchanges and surrounding areas. The company also provides computer sales and service through their Technology Solutions retail store.
To learn more about F&B Communications, visit the company Web
site at http://www.fbc-tele.com.
For more information, contact:
Aaron Horman, Assistant General
C-W YOUTH BALL RECEIVES $2,000. Pictured (left to right): Joe Craig, INS; Matt Boeckmann, C-W Youth Ball; and Aaron Horman, F&B.