FRS is such a great cause. I encourage all members to get involved, just like Vantage Point Solutions does.”
Darren Dierbeck
- Vantage Point Solutions

Donor of the Month

MapCom Systems
Richmond, VA

Donor Recognition

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(Donors from January 2017- September 2017)


FRS Company Donors 


Benefactors Circle 

$20,000 and Higher



Mountain Rural Telephone Coop. Corp. Inc

NTCA-The Rural Broadband Association



Association of Communication Engineers


DTC Communications

GRM Networks*

Moultrie Independent Telephone Company
Palmetto Rural Telephone Cooperative, Inc.*
Sandhill Telephone Cooperative*

Shawnee Telephone Company
STRATA Networks*
West Carolina Rural Telephone Cooperative, Inc.*



FRS Gold Level Donors 


$3,000 - $4,999


3 Rivers Telephone Cooperative, Inc.*

Endeavor Communications*

Foothills Communications*

Horry Telephone Cooperative, Inc.*

North Central Telephone Cooperative, Inc*

Northeast Missouri Rural Telephone Company*

Paul Bunyan Communications*

SkyLine Membership Corporation

South Slope Cooperative Communications*

FRS Green Level Donors 

$2,000 - $2,999



Atlantic Telephone Membership Corporation (ATMC)*

Chariton Valley Telephone Corporation*

Copper Valley Telephone Cooperative, Inc.

Dickey Rural Telephone Cooperative*

Farmers Telecommunications Cooperative, Inc.*

Federated Telephone Cooperative

Golden West Telecommunications Cooperative, Inc.

Heart of Iowa Communications Cooperative

Hill Country Telephone Cooperative, Inc.*

Mapcom Systems

National Information Solutions Co-op

NineStar Connect*

Northeast Missouri Rural Telephone Company

Omnitel Communications

Piedmont Rural Telephone Cooperative, Inc.*

Reservation Telephone Cooperative*


Wabash Telephone Cooperative, Inc.* 



Albany Mutual Telephone Association


Ballard Rural Telephone Cooperative Corporation, Inc.*

Blue Valley Tele-Communications, Inc.*

BPS Telephone Company*

Butler Bremer Communications*

Canadian Valley Telephone Company*

Cap Rock Telephone Cooperative, Inc.*

Citizens Telephone Cooperative*

Clear Creek Communications*

Cochrane Cooperative Telephone Company*

Consolidated Telcom*

Consolidated Telephone Company*

Consortia Consulting*

Duo County Telephone Cooperative*

Emery Telcom*

ENMR Plateau Telecommunications

Farmers Mutual Cooperative Telephone Company*

Farmers Telephone Cooperative, Inc.

Five Area Telephone Cooperative, Inc.*

Glenwood Telephone Membership Corporation*

Green Hills Telephone Corporation*

InterBel Telephone Cooperative*

Interstate Telecommunications Cooperative

KanOkla Networks*

Lehigh Valley Coop Telephone Association*

Lemonweir Valley Telephone Company


Logan Telephone Cooperative, Inc.*

Mark Twain Rural Telephone Company*

McDonough Telephone Cooperative*

The Middleburgh Telephone Company

Nemont Telephone Cooperative, Inc.*


North Dakota Telephone Company

Northeast Nebraska Telephone Company

Northwest Telephone Cooperative Association*

Panora Communications Cooperative*

Partner Communications Cooperative*

Peoples Telecommunications, L.L.C.*

Pigeon Telephone Company*

Pine Belt Telephone Company, Inc.

Pioneer Communications*

Pioneer Telephone Cooperative

Planters Telephone Cooperative*

Poka Lambro Telephone Cooperative*

Polar Communications Mutual Aid Corp.*


Rainbow Telecommunications Association, Inc.

Red River Rural Telephone Assn.*

SEI Communications*

Smithville Communications, Inc.

South Central Telephone Association Inc.*

SRT Communications, Inc.*

Stayton Cooperative Telephone Company*

Tri-County Telephone Association, Inc.*

Triangle Telephone Cooperative, Inc.

Twin Lakes Telephone Cooperative Corporation

Vantage Point Solutions*

Venture Communications Cooperative*

West Iowa Telephone Company dba WesTel Systems

West River Telecommunications Cooperative

Wiggins Telephone Association

Wilkes Telephone Membership Corporation*

Yadkin Valley Telephone Membership Corporation*

YK Communications

Yucca Telecom*

Up to $999

Adams Telephone Co-Operative*

Alenco Communications, Inc.

Alexicon Telecommunications Consulting

Arthur Mutual Telephone Company*

Baca Valley Telephone Company, Inc.*

Barry County Telephone Company*

BEK Communications Cooperative*

Ben Lomand Telephone Cooperative, Inc.*

Benton Cooperative Telephone Company

Benton Ridge Telephone Company*

Bledsoe Telephone Cooperative

BTC Broadband*

Campti-Pleasant Hill Telephone Company, Inc.

Canby Telephone Association DBA DirectLink*

Carnegie Telephone Company*

Chazy and Westport

Cherokee Telephone Company

Citizens Telephone Cooperative

Colton Telephone Company dba COLTONTEL

Cordova Telephone Cooperative, Inc.*

Cunningham Telephone Company, Inc.

Dakota Central Telecommunications*

Dumont Telephone Company*

Eastern Slope Rural Telephone Association

Emily Cooperative Telephone Co.*

F&B Communications, Inc.*

Farmers Mutual Telephone Company (MN)

Farmers Mutual Telephone Company* (ID)

Fort Jennings Telephone Company*

Fred Williamson & Associates, Inc.

Gardonville Cooperative Telephone Association*

H&B Communications, Inc.

Halstad Telephone Company*

Hardy Telecommunications, Inc.*

Highland Telephone Cooperative, Inc.

Jackson Thornton & Company, Inc.

James Valley Cooperative Telephone Company*

Kingdom Telephone Company*

Lakeland Communications Group, LLC*

Liberty Communications

Marne & Elk Horn Telephone Co.*

Marquette-Adams Telephone Cooperative, Inc.*

Mid Century Telephone Cooperative*

Mid-Plains Rural Telephone Cooperative Inc.*

Midstate Communications, Inc.*

Missouri Telecommunications Industry Association

Mulberry Cooperative Telephone Company, Inc.*

National Information Solutions Co-op*

Nelson Communications Cooperative*


Oregon Telephone Corporation

Otter Tail Telcom

Park Region Mutual Telephone Company

Peace Valley Telephone Company, Inc.*

Pembroke Telephone Cooperative*

Peoples Rural Telephone Cooperative*

Phillips County Telephone Company dba PC Telcom*

Pierce Telecommunications*

Pivot Group

Ponderosa Telephone

Power & Telephone Supply Company*

Randolph Communications*

Range Telephone Cooperative, Inc.

RC Technologies*

Rothsay Telephone Company

RT Communications, Inc.

RTC Communications*

Runestone Telecom Association

Shidler Telephone Company*

SLIC Network Solutions

South Central Rural Telephone Cooperative Corporation, Inc.

Star Telephone Membership Corporation

Taylor Telephone Cooperative, Inc.*

Totelcom Communications, LLC*

Tri-County Communications Cooperative*

TrioTel Communications, Inc.

Tularosa Basin Telephone Company, Inc.*

Twin Valley Telephone Company, Inc.*


Valley Telecommunications Cooperative Association, Inc.*

Valley Telephone Company

Van Buren Telephone Company, Inc.*

Vaughnsville Communications*

Wabash Mutual Telephone Company

Webster-Calhoun Cooperative Telephone Association*

West Central Telephone Association

West River Cooperative Telephone Company*

West Wisconsin Telcom Cooperative, Inc.*

Winnebago Cooperative Telecom Association (WCTA)

Woodhull Telephone Company

WordSouth - A Content Marketing Company*


FRS Individual Donors


Mr. Mike Grisham
Ms. Ellen Classen

Ms. Shirley Bloomfield

Mr. Eric Cramer

Mr. George H. Wyatt, Jr.


$500 – $999

Mr. David Adams

Mr. Don Bitz

Mr. Don Richards

Mr. George H. Wyatt, Jr.

Mr. Bruce Mahr

Mr. Mark Bahnson

Mr. Keith Oliver

Mr. Kelly K. Cannon

Mr. Mel Massey

Mr. Brian Boisvert

Mr. David Daniel Gibson

Mr. Geoffrey A. Feiss

Mr. John K. Klatt

Mr. Lee W. Logan

Mr. Lyman Horne, Jr.

Mr. Matt Gilbert

Mr. Michael J McCormick

Mr. Rick Petersen

Ms. Sidney S. Shank

Ms. Janet Sonner Britton



Up to $100

Mr. Dick Richard Leis

Mr. Kevin Beyer

Mr. Michael Dazio

Mr. Mike Charles

Mr. Steven James Trimble

Ms. Raysa Leer

Mr. Jc Evans

Ms. Judith Barnes

*Denotes Sustaining donors



Sponsor Recognition 

2017 Sponsors

Bennet & Bennet, PLLC

Blooston, Mordkofsky, Dickens, Duffy & Prendergast, LLP



ElectriCom, Inc.

Finley Engineering Company

GVNW Consulting, Inc.

Herman & Whiteaker, LLC

Interstate Telcom Consulting, Inc.


Mapcom Systems

Mid-State Consultants, Inc.

Molalla Communications Company

National Exchange Carrier Association NECA

National Information Solutions Cooperative (NISC)

National Rural Telecommunications Cooperative (NRTC)

Palmetto Engineering & Consulting, LLC

Pineland Telephone Cooperative, Inc.

Riazzi, Rhyne & Swaim Investment Group of Wells Fargo Advisors 

Telcom Insurance Group

Tennessee Rural Communications Cooperative Association

Toly Digital Networks Inc.



 RTFC – Rural Telephone Finance Cooperative

Sponsors of the FRS Website and the Rural Telecom Educational Series


 CoBank - Grand Sponsor of the FRS Fundraising Events