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Company Culture

Company Culture and Its Importance in a Small Business

As a leading provider of business communication technology and a family-owned business ourselves, we know a thing or two about organizational culture. We’ve put together some quick facts about company culture and invite you to share your thoughts in the comments. What is Company Culture? Culture can be defined as the practices, accomplishments, values, norms, or general beliefs of a…

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Local Service Providers Make Big Impacts in Small Towns

When choosing a rural broadband service provider, it is important to consider all the ways local service providers make big impacts in small towns. Our experience is in providing telecommunications services (high-speed internet, security, and voice services) to Ganado, Louise, El Campo, Danevang, and Markham, Texas, so our decades of community involvement prepare us for this topic. Hometown Customer Service…

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Emergency Service Providers tend to a man in an ambulance

Emergency Services & Access to Rural Broadband

If we have learned anything throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, it has been just how important those digital connections are to our way of life. Whether it was working remote or virtual classrooms, rural areas struggled or succeeded, in part, based on the availability of high-speed internet access in their area. Outside the home, another sector dealt with unprecedented workload and…

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The Young Family Foundation Awards 2021 Scholarships

The Young Family Foundation — the nonprofit organization founded by the owning family of YK Communications — proudly announces its 2021 scholarship recipients.  These six students reside in the YK Communications broadband Internet and voice service area and recently graduated from high school. Each plans to attend an accredited college or vocational school located in the state of Texas. We…

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Markham Volunteer Fire Department Receives Young Family Foundation Grant

Each year, the Young Family Foundation accepts grant applications from throughout the YK Communications service area and carefully selects recipients for community grants. The Young Family Foundation is pleased to announce the 2018 recipients, including those from Markham, TX: Over the past 50 years, YK Communications has been locally owned and operated by the Young family in Ganado, Texas. In…

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Louise ISD Receives Young Family Foundation Grant

Each year, the Young Family Foundation accepts grant applications from throughout the YK Communications service area and carefully selects recipients for community grants. The Young Family Foundation is pleased to announce the 2018 recipients, including those from Louise, TX: Over the past 50 years, YK Communications has been locally owned and operated by the Young family in Ganado, Texas. In…

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The Young Family Foundation Awards 2018 Scholarships

The Young Family Foundation — the nonprofit organization founded in 2000 by YK Communications owners Raymond Young, Royce Young, and Paula Young Kacer — proudly announces its 2018 scholarship recipients: • Haylie Hicks, Janaya Carrasco, and Stephanie Kocian of Ganado High School • Shelbie Hendrix and Sanae Brandes of Louise High School • Malorie Aguilera of Tidehaven High School • Miguel Moreno…

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Markham, TX Organizations Receive 2017 Young Family Foundation Grants

Each year, the Young Family Foundation accepts grant applications and carefully selects recipients for community grants. The Young Family Foundation is pleased to announce the 2017 recipients out of Markham, TX: Team First Book – Matagorda County – $1,000 Markham Volunteer Fire Department – $2,500 Tidehaven ISD (for technology) – $1,500 [Photo coming soon.] Over the past 50 years, YK Communications has been locally owned…

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