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MaxxSouth Broadband Contributes Over $30,000 to Support Local Sporting Events

June 5, 2017

Press Release

OXFORD, Miss. (June 05, 2017)— With the support of community-minded sponsorships, many of Mississippi’s local sporting teams and events are able to get funding, uniforms and needed equipment. MaxxSouth Broadband—a local telecom company—has provided a value of over $30,000 to local sporting teams and events since January of this year.

“MaxxSouth has a strong desire to be a good corporate neighbor by helping out in any way possible,” said Peter Kahelin, president and CEO of MaxxSouth Broadband. “We realize how important extracurricular activities are within the community. Many sports organizations and events rely on outside sponsorships and donations to operate fully.”

Without donations provided by sponsors, some of these organizations would not be able to afford needed equipment or fund the expenses incurred when traveling to compete.

“Our donations have been used for everything from new uniforms and equipment to advertising upcoming events and organizations,” Kahelin said.

Contributions support local teams such as the West Union Little League, Lady Indians Fastpitch Softball, Kosciusko Youth Softball, Elite MS Cheer and Thrasher Rebel Baseball, in addition to various events such as the Rotary Classic Rodeo, Field of Dreams Capital Campaign, Double Decker Spring Run and more.

“We would like to thank MaxxSouth, along with our other sponsors, for helping Kosciusko have a summer league,” said Kay Patrick, coach for Kosciusko Youth Softball. “Our intentions are to teach girls how to play ball—and good sportsmanship that they can carry with them throughout their lives. We have a good coaching staff and good parents that help make this possible.”

About MaxxSouth Broadband:

MaxxSouth Broadband’s service area for video, high-speed internet and digital phone stretches more than 200 miles and includes 20 counties and 61 communities in northern Mississippi and Alabama. The company currently has approximately 85,000 subscribers for broadband services and passes 110,000 homes. Operating as a subsidiary of the reputable and diversified media holding company Block Communications Inc., MaxxSouth Broadband continues to expand and enhance its state-of-the-art broadband network in the communities it serves. For more information, visit

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