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Consolidated Communications United Way Campaign Generates $116,000

Consolidated Communications

$52,766 Raised for Greater Mankato United Way 

December 28, 2015Consolidated Communications (CNSL), a leading business and broadband provider is pleased to announce that together, employees and the company have pledged a record $116,000 to United Way chapters in communities across the company’s service area, including $52,766 for the Greater Mankato Area United Way.  Employees at Consolidated Communications generously contributed $74,000 to the campaign and the company has made a corporate pledge of $42,000 for 2016.

"Consolidated Communications has a long history of supporting the United Way, a tradition of giving that began more than 65 years ago,” said Michael Smith, chief marketing officer at Consolidated Communications. “It is incredible to witness the generosity of our employees who support our campaigns through both financial and volunteer time investments.  As a company, we are pleased to support United Way programs and partner agencies that improve the lives of people in the communities we serve.”

Philanthropy and Consolidated Communications
Consolidated Communications is committed to building a stronger community and is proud to be a leader in company giving and community support. In 2014, the Company gave more than 5 percent of pre-tax profits to non-profit programs and initiatives in communities served by the Company. Employees are actively engaged and involved in numerous organizations across the country, including non-profit organizations, schools, civic clubs, chambers of commerce and more. Last year, Consolidated Communications employees volunteered more than 54,000 hours in the communities where they work and live.

To learn more about Consolidated Communications’ community involvement, visit consolidated.com/community.

About Consolidated Communications
Consolidated Communications (NASDAQ: CNSL) provides business and broadband communications services across its 11-state service area. For more than a century, the Company has consistently provided innovative, reliable, high-quality products and services over an expanded fiber optic network.  Consolidated Communications offers a wide range of communications solutions including: High-Speed Internet, Digital TV, Data, Phone, managed and cloud services and wireless backhaul. Learn more about Consolidated Communications at consolidated.com.

L to R: Ryan Walker (Consolidated Communications); Barb Kaus (Greater Mankato Area United Way); 
Mark Sharpless (Consolidated Communications); Coralyn Musser (Greater Mankato Area United Way)

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