Windstream announces finalists for technology donations

Add Article to My Briefcase Print Friendly Version Convert to PDF Convert to RTF Related Assets

Sep 27, 2010

Windstream announces finalists for technology donations

Online voting to determine share of $70,000

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Eight finalists have been chosen for Windstream’s (Nasdaq: WIN) Iowa Education Connections program which aims to enhance technology at schools and charitable organizations throughout Iowa.

The eight finalists are:

  • Charter Oak-Ute Elementary – Ute
  • Children & Families of Iowa – Des Moines
  • Friends of Fayette Community Library – Fayette
  • Nodaway Valley Elementary – Fontanelle
  • Progress Industries – Newton
  • Schleswig Community School – Schleswig
  • St. Francis Xavier – Dyersville
  • West Delaware Community School District – Manchester

Four winners will be determined based on a public online vote and will share $70,000 to be used for technology or technology upgrades. The school or organization with the most online votes will receive a $25,000 donation.  The remaining top three will win $15,000 each. Votes may be cast at http://EduConnect.Windstream.com through Oct. 15. 

Windstream received more than 700 nominations for Iowa Education Connections. Fifty-two schools and 501(c)3 organizations applied for the program. The top eight were chosen based on current technology resources and overall need.

About Windstream

Windstream Corporation is an S&P 500 company with about $4 billion in annual revenues. Windstream provides phone, high-speed Internet and high-definition digital TV services to customers in 23 states. The company also offers a wide range of IP-based voice and data services and advanced phone systems and equipment to businesses and government agencies. For more information about Windstream, visit www.windstream.com.
 

-end-


Media Contact:
Erin Ascione, 501-748-7368
erin.ascione@windstream.com
Twitter: @windstream
Facebook: Windstream Communications
 


Related Assets
 
Other Information: