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Press Release -- December 19th, 2011
Source: Enventis
Tags: MPLS

HickoryTech Matches Salvation Army Red Kettle

Employees Ring Bells in Support of Salvation Army
MANKATO, Minn., Dec. 17, 2011 — HickoryTech Corporation (NASDAQ:HTCO, news, filings) today announced it will match a Salvation Army Red Kettle to support year-round programs in the Mankato community.  Employees will ring bells at Mankato Cub Foods West on Saturday, Dec. 17 and all donations will be matched by HickoryTech.

“We greatly appreciate HickoryTech’s support in matching Red Kettle donations and its employees for their volunteer time in ringing bells,” said Mike Parker, caption at The Salvation Army, Mankato.  “The Red Kettle match enables us to make a bigger impact as we work toward our campaign goal.”

The Salvation Army Red Kettle Campaign efforts raise funds to support year-round programs in the Mankato community. With the help of hundreds of generous volunteers accumulating 6,000 volunteer hours of bell ringing, donations provide dinners, clothing, basic necessities and toys for families in need.

About HickoryTech 

HickoryTech Corporation is a leading communications provider serving business and residential customers in the upper Midwest.  With headquarters in Mankato, Minn., the corporation has 460 employees and an expanded, multi-state fiber network spanning more than 3,250 route miles serving Minnesota, Iowa, North Dakota and South Dakota.  Enventis provides IP-based voice and data solutions, MPLS networking, data center and managed hosted services and communication systems to businesses across a five-state region.  HickoryTech delivers broadband Internet, Digital TV, voice and data services to businesses and consumers in southern Minnesota and northwest Iowa. The Company trades on the NASDAQ, symbol: HTCO, and is a member of the Russell 2000 Index.  For more information, visit

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