STAMFORD, Conn., Feb 13, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Frontier Communications Corporation (NYSE:FTR, news, filings) was recently honored as an "Exceptional Enterprise" by the City of Elk Grove, California. The honor is part of the city's "Best in Business Award" program and reserved for larger businesses that create jobs, give back to the community and embrace sustainable business practices.
General Manager Jim Cline accepted the Award from Mayor Jim Cooper on January 25. "Elk Grove values its relationship with Frontier and the services it provides to our City," said Mayor Cooper. "Frontier shows leadership and tireless commitment to community involvement, economic development and non-profit organizations." Cline noted that in addition to being the headquarters of Frontier's West Region, Elk Grove is home to Frontier's Tech Lab, which tests and recommends products and protocols used in 27 states. "We are a large employer and a significant taxpayer whose employees live and work here," said Cline. "We are happy to support the City and organizations like the Anna Kirchgater Elementary School mentoring program, the Cosumnes Legacy Foundation, the Food Bank, the Teen Center and the Veterans Park."
"Frontier is dedicated to enhancing economic growth in California and to a 100 percent U.S.-based workforce. We emphasize hiring military veterans and reservists," said Denise Baumbach, President of the West Region. "We bring great communications products and services - including phone, Internet, television, Metro E, VoIP, data security, ROADM networks, customer premises equipment and more to residential and commercial customers all over the country. We are proud of our company, the communities we serve and the contributions we make."
The company encourages those interested in a Frontier future to visit www.Frontier.com/careers and view available positions.
About Frontier Communications
Frontier Communications Corporation (NASDAQ: FTR) offers voice, High-Speed Internet, satellite video, wireless Internet data access, data security solutions, bundled offerings, specialized bundles for small businesses and home offices, and advanced business communications for medium and large businesses in 27 states and with approximately 15,250 employees based entirely in the United States. More information is available at www.frontier.com and www.frontier.com/ir.
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