Tag Archive: Community

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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Connected Communities Summit

Regional Summit Casts Spotlight on Fiber Broadband for Community Development

September 26, 2019

Alpine Communications invites Clayton and Fayette County stakeholders to the area’s first-ever Connected Communities Summit on Thursday, October 10, 2019, in Elkader. The half-day Summit is a consortium of rural development experts, entrepreneurs, key business innovators, and community leaders. The purpose of the Connected Communities Summit is to share the incredible opportunities our region has for growth powered by fiber-optic broadband and technology. Chris Hopp, Alpine Communications general manager, describes the impetus of the Connected Communities Summit. “We are hosting...

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Alpine Customer Appreciation Dinner 2019

Alpine Hosts 14th Annual Customer Appreciation Dinner Thursday

September 11, 2019

Final preparations are underway for Alpine’s 14th annual Customer Appreciation Dinner on Thursday, September 12, 2019.  The event has evolved over the years. Attendance has swelled to an average of 800 guests. The growing attendance prompted event organizers a few years ago to shift the venue from the Alpine’s office to Johnson’s Reception Hall. The new location provides ample seating, improved traffic flow, and more parking. One key element to the event has remained the same over the years –...

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Garnavillo Historical Society Receives Aureon Grant for Cabin Restoration

June 7, 2019

Aureon is pleased to announce that an Aureon Charity Grant has been awarded to the Garnavillo Historical Society in Garnavillo, Iowa. The grant was presented in conjunction with Alpine Communications who sponsored the grant application. Upon reviewing an abundance of applications, the Aureon Charity Grant Committee delegated funds to projects committed to the betterment of local Iowa communities. The Garnavillo Historical Society received a $500.00 grant towards the log cabin restoration project.  The log cabin was built in 1831 and...

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5th Annual Music and Monarchs Festival Saves the Butterfly Through Flower and Song

May 9, 2019

Renowned American poet Robert Frost wrote, “Butterflies…flowers that fly and all but sing.” The plight of one of the most recognizable “flying flowers”, the monarch butterfly, is real. Numbers of monarchs have decreased significantly over the last 20 years due to habitat loss, pesticide use, and a changing climate.  However, a group of local conservationists sprang into action to save the monarchs. They banded together to create awareness of the rapidly declining monarch population and to educate the community of...

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Why Does Alpine Utilize Storytelling?

April 30, 2019

By Chris Hopp, General Manager/COO Alpine Communications embarked on a rebranding strategy in June 2018. This was not the traditional rebranding that many companies go through – new logo, colors, maybe a mascot and many other items that give a new face to a brand that the marketplace has related to over the years. We at Alpine Communications are very comfortable with what we have become, but we felt as though you, the market, would welcome a re-introduction to the...

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Four Area Non-Profits Receive Aureon Grants

March 1, 2019

Alpine Communications in conjunction with Aureon is pleased to announce that an Aureon Charity Grant has 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. Elgin Historical Society – $500.00 towards a new laptop and Past Perfect Software system at the museum. City of...

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