Nominations sought for TDS Spokane Hometown Hero Award

SPOKANE, Washington – When you think of someone who is making the Spokane area a better place – who comes to mind?

Is it a teacher at your child’s school? A friend who’s always volunteering at community events?  A neighbor behind the scenes who doesn’t get the limelight?

TDS Telecommunications LLC (TDS®), which continues building a high-speed internet network in Spokane and Spokane Valley, is seeking nominations for its Hometown Hero Award, which honors residents making a difference in their community.

“The Spokane area is home to so many amazing residents and organizations. We’re excited to recognize an unsung hero who goes above and beyond to make Spokane a great place to live and work,” said Heather Latta, associate manager of Field Marketing in Spokane.

In addition to the award, TDS will make a donation to a nonprofit connected to the winner.

To nominate someone, visit For more on TDS’ plans in Spokane, visit one ever thinks a breach will happen to them; however, for the reasons outlined above, you should assume it will happen to you — and regularly take preventive steps. Even if the chances are low that this might affect you, these proactive, precautionary measures could prevent a large headache and keep you from wishing you had acted sooner.

Media Contact: Mark Schaaf | Associate Manager of Communications | TDS Telecom | 414-326-3588 |

TDS Telecommunications LLC (TDS Telecom/TDS®) delivers high-speed internet, TV entertainment, and phone services to a mix of small to mid-sized urban, suburban and rural communities throughout the U.S. With 1.2 million connections, TDS is a rapidly growing technology company. Powered by fiber-optics and new industry-leading technologies, TDS delivers up to 8 Gigabit internet speeds and offers internet-protocol based TV entertainment solutions along with traditional phone services. TDS also offers businesses VoIP advanced communications solutions, dedicated internet service, data networking, and hosted-managed services. Visit

TDS Telecom, headquartered in Madison, Wis., employs 3,600 people and is a subsidiary of Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. [NYSE: TDS], a Fortune 1000® company. Founded in 1969, Telephone and Data Systems provides wireless, broadband, video and voice; and hosted and managed services to approximately 6 million connections nationwide through its businesses: UScellular, TDS Telecom, and OneNeck IT Solutions. Visit

Search Newsroom

Not finding what you're looking for?

Visit our support site for FAQs, how-tos, and other useful resources.