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 […]

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, […]

Tidehaven Student Chosen as Candidate for FRS Youth Tour

The team at YK Communications is thrilled to announce that they have chosen a student for the FRS Youth Tour. YK Communications is a member of NTCA – The Rural Broadband Association. As part of this membership, YK Communications chooses one student to send to Washington, D.C., for an expenses-paid trip. Our 2017 FRS Youth […]

Home Security, Monitoring Options to Protect Your Family

Regardless of what neighborhood you live in, home security can prove to be an invaluable asset in your daily life. Guaranteeing the safety of your family, your valuables, your property and your peace of mind is paramount, for obvious reasons, but let’s discuss a few less common reasons for investing in home security. 1. Protect […]

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 […]