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GRANTS FOR PARK MEMORIAL GARDEN PROJECT

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Oct. 29, 2020

GRANTS FOR PARK MEMORIAL GARDEN PROJECT

WHEATLAND (IOWA) Lowden Garden Club is the recipient of a $550 Aureon Network Services Charity Grant, plus a $550 matching contribution from F&B Communications.

Grant funds are being used to support the redesign and replant a garden at Lowden Memorial Park to serve as The Lowden Memorial Garden. The consolidation of the memorial monuments in the park provide a central location it the community for enjoyment of nature, contemplation and relaxation.

Lowden Garden Club has played an instrumental role in beautification of the city throughout the past 20 years by planting and maintaining street planters and establishing gardens in the City Park and at Lowden Memorial Park. The gardens also fulfill an important role of educating school students and the community in horticulture.

F&B Communications, the local telecommunications provider in Lowden, is one of more than 100 Iowa independent telephone company member-owners of Aureon Network Services, which helps to provide advanced telecommunications and data services across the state.

Nearly $30,000 has been awarded to organizations in the F&B Communications service area in the last 25 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 or online. Charity grants are awarded on a quarterly basis and chosen by an independent review committee organized by Aureon.

F&B Communications is the premiere local telecommunications provider offering telephone, long distance, Skitter TV video, high-speed fiber and DSL Internet, 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 https://www.fbc-tele.com.

For more information, contact:
Aaron Horman, Assistant General Manager, 563-374-1236

Pictured (left to right): Jan Olsen, Lowden Garden Club; Barbara McCreight, Lowden Garden Club; Lisa Dircks, Lowden Garden Club; Aaron Horman, F&B Communications