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Louise, 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 Louise, TX: Louise Volunteer Fire Department – $2,500 Louise ISD (for technology) – $1,500 Over the past 50 years, YK Communications has been locally owned and operated by the Young family in Ganado, Texas. In that time, the…

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El Campo, 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 El Campo, TX: El Campo Volunteer Fire Department – $2,500 El Campo ISD (for technology) – $1,500 Over the past 50 years, YK Communications has been locally owned and operated by the Young family…

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Ganado, 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 Ganado, TX: Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Golden Crescent Region – $1,500 Ganado ISD GT Program, Elementary/Junior High – $1,500 Ganado Education Foundation – $5,000 Jackson County Hospital District EMS – $10,000 Ganado…

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The Young Family Foundation Awards $1 Million in Local Grants and Scholarships

Local non-profit has served students in Ganado, Louise, Tidehaven, and El Campo with $1 million in educational funding The Young Family Foundation is thrilled to announce that they have awarded a total of $1 million in scholarships and grants, a major milestone for an organization that continues to serve students. The Young Family Foundation is a local non-profit organization that…

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Students Travel to D.C., Learn About Government and Telcos #ruraliscool

Each year since its inception in 1995, the Foundation for Rural Service Youth Tour hosts high school students from across the United States in our nation’s capital. These teens gather together in this historic and powerful location to learn more about how #ruraliscool and what powers our rural communities – telecommunications! The students have a once-in-a-lifetime experience that is both…

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Loving It Local: Giveaways, Graduates, and Goings On – Ganado, Markham, and Louise

YK Communications has been busy! We’re proud to support the communities we serve, and the last month has been a testament to our mission. We’ve had an exciting time offering giveaways, honoring local high school graduates from Ganado, Tidehaven, and Louise schools, hosting special events, and supporting youth sports. We hope you’re following along with us on our Facebook Page,…

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15 Ways Broadband Improves Our Rural Community #ruraliscool

On April 20th, 2016, Hudson Institute released “The Economic Impact of Rural Broadband,” a report commissioned by the Foundation for Rural Service (FRS). That got us thinking, how many community benefits can we list? We know that towns like Ganado, Louise, Markham and others in the Jackson, Wharton, and Matagorda county area are making use of high-speed internet services, but…

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