Launches Community Connection Campaign; Asks Area Businesses
to Nominate a Non-Profit to Win
PHOENIX, April 9, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Integra Telecom Inc., a
provider of fiber-based, business-grade networking, communications and
cloud solutions, will provide free high-speed Internet service for a
year to an area non-profit through its Community Connection campaign.
As part of Integra's Community Matters program, Community Connection
celebrates Integra's commitment to supporting the communities it serves
and encourages area business to nominate their favorite non-profits for
a chance to win free Internet service. Nominations are being accepted
now through May 7.
Qualifying non-profits must be a registered 501 C3 or C4 with an
established office within Integra Telecom's Phoenix service area.
Additionally, the organization's mission must serve at least one of the
following Integra Telecom Community Matters focus areas:
-- Youth -- health, education and the well being of the youth in the
-- Health -- wellness, safety and the eradication of disease.
-- Community -- improving the stability and quality of life in the
community, particularly in regard to benefiting low-to-moderate income
"Integra believes and practices its core company value of service,"
said George Lara, director sales, business services group. "We are
excited to bring this program to the Phoenix market and further
establish Integra as a member of this community and supporter of local
The top 10 organizations with the most nominations will be entered into
a random drawing from which a winner will be selected on May 17 from
4-6 p.m. at Integra's Phoenix offices located at 3504 E Baseline Rd.,
Suite 150. In attendance will be the Greater Phoenix Chamber of
Commerce, members of the regional business community, Integra
employees, and local non-profits.
Nomination and Selection Process
Phoenix businesses may enter a non-profit of choice into the campaign
by completing and submitting the nomination form available at
*Additional terms and conditions apply. Complete Community Connection
details are available online at:
About Integra Telecom
Integra Telecom Inc. connects businesses by providing enterprise-grade
networking, communications and cloud solutions to business and carrier
customers in 35 markets across 11 Western states, including: Arizona,
California, Colorado, Idaho, Minnesota, Montana, Nevada, North Dakota,
Oregon, Utah and Washington. The company owns and operates a nationally
acclaimed, best-in-class fiber-optic network consisting of a 5,000-mile
high-speed long-haul fiber network and a 3,000-mile metropolitan access
network including more than 1,900 fiber-fed buildings. The company has
earned some of the highest customer loyalty and customer satisfaction
ratings in the telecommunications industry. Integra Telecom is a
registered trademark of Integra Telecom Inc. For more information,
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