Friends of the Lake City Community Memorial Building receive $1,000
Updated: Dec 21, 2021
Pictured are Kent Atha, Aureon; and Marcie Boerner, WCCTA; presenting the check to Dwight Dial and Tami Green representing Friends of the Lake City Community Memorial Building. Friends of the Lake City Community Memorial Building received $1,000 to purchase more tables from the Aureon Charity Grant program available through Webster-Calhoun Cooperative Telephone Association. This historic building was built in 1920 on the square in downtown Lake City and has recently undergone significant renovations.
The Aureon Charity Grant Program was established to increase service and support to rural independent telecommunications companies and the communities they serve. Applications are considered on a quarterly basis.
Webster-Calhoun Cooperative Telephone Association provides Landline Telephone, Digital TV and Internet service to 16 rural communities on a Fiber driven network just outside the Fort Dodge, Iowa area: Pilot Mound, Boxholm, Lanyon, Paton, Churdan, Farnhamville, Gowrie, Somers, Moorland, Knierim, Barnum, Clare, Thor, Badger, Vincent, and Duncombe with new investments in 2020 into Lohrville, Manson, Rockwell City and Lake City. www.wccta.net
WCCTA is Gigabit Certified and designated a Smart Rural Community by NTCA: the Rural Broadband Association.