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 Integra Telecom Will Give One Santa Rose Non-Profit Free Internet Service for a Year

Local Telecom Provider Launches Community Connection Campaign; Asks Area Businesses to Nominate a Non-Profit to Win

Santa Rosa, Calif., March 10, 2011 – Integra Telecom Inc., a voice and Internet services provider for business, will give one Santa Rosa, Calif. non-profit free, highspeed Internet service for a year through its Community Connection campaign.

The campaign celebrates Integra’s new office in Santa Rosa and encourages area businesses to help out their favorite non-profits by nominating them to win free Internet service. Online nominations are being accepted now through April 6.

The winning nonprofit’s name will be drawn at an open house and ribbon cutting on April 13 from 4-6 p.m. at Integra’s new Santa Rosa location at 3700 Old Redwood Hwy, Suite 100A, Santa Rosa, Calif. 95403.

“We are thrilled to bring our Community Connection program to Santa Rosa and to further introduce Integra to the community by supporting a local organization,” said Jason Koenders, senior vice president for Integra Telecom of California. “Since expanding our service area in the North Bay community, we’ve held a drawing in Marin County that In Defense of Animals won and we look forward to helping a Santa Rosa non-profit as well.”

Community Connection is part of Integra Telecom’s Community Matters program which supports initiatives and organizations that benefit the lives of people in the communities where Integra serves. Qualifying non-profits must be a registered 501 C3 or C4 with an established office within Integra Telecom’s Santa Rosa 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 community. 
  • 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 individuals.

Nomination and Selection Process
Santa Rosa businesses may enter a non-profit of choice into the campaign by completing and submitting the nomination form available at Nominations may also be submitted via e-mailed to

Additional terms and conditions apply. Complete Community Connection details are available online at:

About Integra Telecom
Integra Telecom Inc. provides voice and Internet solutions to thousands of business and carrier customers in 11 Western states, including: Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Minnesota, Montana, Nevada, North Dakota, Oregon, Utah and Washington. It owns and operates a best-in-class fiber-optic network comprised of metropolitan access networks, nationally acclaimed Internet and data networks, and a 4,700-mile high-speed long haul network. The company has earned some of the highest customer loyalty and customer satisfaction ratings in the telecommunications industry. Primary equity investors in the company include Goldman, Sachs & Co., Tennenbaum Capital Partners, funds managed by Farallon Capital Partners and Warburg Pincus. Integra Telecom and Electric Lightwave are registered trademarks of Integra Telecom Inc. For more information, visit:

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