Archive for Wednesday, December 28, 2005

Sunflower Broadband donates funds to school foundation

December 28, 2005

Sunflower Broadband has donated $885 to the Tonganoxie School Foundation from its Sunflower for Schools promotion that took place in November.

The Sunflower for Schools promotion promised to donate money to the school foundation for every new Sunflower Broadband telephone customer in November and also for current Sunflower customers who upgraded their service during the month. Sunflower Broadband director of sales and support, Joe Ryan, presented the check to Richard Erickson, superintendent.

"We are truly a local company, and quality schools benefit everyone," said Patrick Knorr, Sunflower Broadband's general manager. "Several of our employees live in Tonganoxie, so it is only fitting for us to help the Tonganoxie School Foundation."

Sunflower Broadband, formerly known as Sunflower Cablevision, first entered the cable television business in 1970. Sunflower provides cable television, telephone and high-speed Internet services to about 35,000 residential and business customers in Lawrence, Tonganoxie, Basehor, Eudora, Piper and parts of rural Douglas and Leavenworth counties. It is a division of The World Company, which owns the Journal-World and several weekly newspapers -- including The Mirror in Tonganoxie. Sunflower Broadband is based in Lawrence and has an office inside Basehor Town Square.

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