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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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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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Back to School Bandwidth: Speed Students Need

School is back in session throughout our service area.  The internet, and computer technology of all sorts, has become an extremely valuable tool in the pursuit of educating our children.  From scrawling on stone tablets to manipulating touch-screen electronic tablets, kids now have access to far more information and are able to access it much quicker than ever before.  Access…

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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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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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