Tag Archive: Community

Aureon Features Alpine Communications in Business Spotlight

September 21, 2021

When it comes to serving families and businesses in Northeast Iowa, Alpine Communications’ vision is clear: Connected communities become thriving communities. The unwavering commitment to their customers is emulated in everything they do. From quality broadband and digital television services to telephone and smart security, Alpine Communications exemplifies its vision through its suite of offerings to the communities of Elgin, Elkader, Garnavillo, Guttenberg, Garber, Marquette, and McGregor in Clayton and Fayette counties. With their main office located in Elkader, Alpine’s...

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Aureon Grant Recipients Q1 2021

Aureon Awards Q1 2021 Charity Grants to Local Non-Profits

July 19, 2021

Aureon is pleased to announce that Aureon Charity Grants for the first quarter of 2021 have been awarded to area non-profit organizations in Northeast Iowa. The grants were presented in conjunction with Alpine Communications who sponsored the grant applications. Upon reviewing an abundance of applications, the Aureon Charity Grant Committee delegated funds to projects committed to the betterment of local Iowa communities. City of Guttenberg – $250.00 to help fund a pickleball court Elgin Historical Society – $500.00 to help...

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NFVCC Grant Presentation

Alpine Communications Celebrates with North Fayette Valley Community Coalition on Foundation for Rural Service Grant Award

December 24, 2020

The Foundation for Rural Service (FRS) today announced the recipients of 23 grants totaling $104,000 to advance the quality of life and enable economic development in communities served by members of NTCA–The Rural Broadband Association. Alpine Communications is pleased to announce North Fayette Valley Community Coalition as one of these grant recipients. North Fayette Valley Community Coalition received $4990.00 to purchase an iPad, heavy duty case with stand, bean bag cushion, fidget toys and storage tote for each of the...

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Clayton County 4-H and FFA Achievement Show Leverages Broadband to Thrive Despite Pandemic Woes

August 28, 2020

Clayton County ISU Extension and Outreach had a few worries as they pivoted from the traditional county fair to an Achievement Show format in August 2020 – but internet connectivity was not one of them.   As they have done for previous county fairs, the organization turned to Alpine Communications for broadband and telephone services for quality connections.        Holly Loan, Clayton County Extension Director, shared why Alpine Communications broadband services are integral to the event’s success. “Clayton County Extension and...

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Our Role as Community Connectors

August 7, 2020

Chris Hopp believes connected communities thrive. For Chris, “community” is broadly defined as a local area, like-minded people, or a shared mission such as manufacturing or healthcare. Broadband services, in his experiences, facilitate connections within communities so they can thrive. My role is to work with all of the communities we serve and the employees to ensure we are giving folks the services they need and want. We focus on the customer experience and just make sure to solve the...

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Clayton County Rural Farm Scene

Apply for FRS Community Grant

June 19, 2020

The Foundation for Rural Service (FRS), a non-profit organization dedicated to sustaining and enhancing the quality of life throughout rural America by advancing an understanding of rural telecommunications issues, has an exciting opportunity for communities served by Alpine Communications. As part of its ongoing commitment to rural communities across the country, FRS offers aid for communities served by NTCA – The Rural Broadband Association members through its annual Community Grants Program. These grants are designed to provide support to a...

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McGregor Iowa

Conference Calling Creates Connections for City of McGregor During COVID-19 Crisis

April 3, 2020

While needing a quick solution for giving the public access to their city council meeting, the City of McGregor turned to Alpine Communications for help.  The Center for Disease Control released COVID-19 guidelines that gatherings must be limited to no more than ten people.  McGregor’s City Clerk, Lynette McManus, sprang into action to find a solution that enabled the public to listen to the meeting.   Late in the morning of the City Council Meeting, Lynette contacted Alpine Communications to determine if they offered a conference calling service. Broadcasting...

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Alpine 2020 Scholarships

College Scholarship Applications Now Available

December 18, 2019

Alpine Communications has teamed up with The Foundation for Rural Service (FRS), Aureon, and Iowa Communications Alliance to offer three scholarship opportunities to our service areas’ high school seniors. The FRS college scholarship program awards twenty-five scholarships in the amount of $2,500 to winning applicants across the nation. Eligibility requirements and the application can be downloaded from FRS at www.frs.org. Completed applications must be returned to our office by February 14, 2020, so that we may complete the sponsor certification and...

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Aureon Q4 Grant

Aureon Awards $1,500 in Grants to Local Organizations

December 9, 2019

Aureon is pleased to announce that Aureon Charity Grants have been awarded to the Elgin Historical Society in Elgin, Iowa and the Elkader Depot Project in Elkader, Iowa. The grants were presented in conjunction with Alpine Communications, who sponsored the grant applications. Upon reviewing an abundance of applications, the Aureon Charity Grant Committee delegated funds to projects committed to the betterment of local Iowa communities. The Elgin Historical Society received a $500.00 grant towards a restoration project to the front...

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Alpine Mitten Tree

Join Us in Helping the Community this Holiday Season

November 25, 2019

Supporting one another is a cornerstone belief we share at Alpine. Now through December, visit Alpine Communications or the Guttenberg Press to pick up an Alpine grocery tote. We invite you to use this tote to fill it with non-perishable food items or cold weather gear for our holiday food drive and Mitten Tree. We encourage you to use the tote to donate cans of vegetables, fruits, soup, or cereal as well as other non-perishable food and personal care items...

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