TDS golf outing raises $45,700 for charities

Funds raised benefit Dane County Crime Response Program and Food for Thought Initiative

This year, $45,700 was raised at the TDS Open, hosted by TDS Telecommunications LLC (TDS®). TDS employees and company partners teamed up for the annual golf outing to support the Dane County Crime Response Program and Food for Thought Initiative.

A total of 138 golfers participated in the event, held in late July, at the University Ridge Golf Course in Madison, Wisconsin.

Being involved in local communities is an important part of the culture at TDS. Whether it’s hands-on volunteering or financial support, the company takes pride in giving back. The TDS Open is just one example of TDS’ local involvement

Media Contact: Morgan Grunow | Intern - Public Relations | TDS Telecom | 608-664-0353 |  

TDS Telecommunications LLC (TDS Telecom/TDS®) is the seventh largest local exchange telephone company in the U.S. with 1.2 million connections to high-speed internet, phone, and TV entertainment services in nearly 900 rural, suburban, and metropolitan communities. TDS, a growing force in the cable industry, operates BendBroadband, which is part of TDS Broadband Service LLC. For residential customers, TDS deploys up to 1Gig internet access, IPTV service (TDS TV), cable TV options, and traditional wireline services. For businesses, TDS offers advanced communications solutions, including: VoIP (managedIP Hosted voice), high-speed internet, fiber optics, data networking, and hosted-managed services. Visit or

TDS Telecom, Headquartered in Madison, Wis., employs more than 2,800 people and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. In 2018, TDS was recognized in Forbes list of America's Best Employers for Diversity. The TDS family of companies, which includes TDS Telecom, is listed at 190 out of 250 top employers in the U.S.

Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. [NYSE: TDS], a Fortune 1000® company, provides wireless; cable and wireline broadband, TV and voice; and hosted and managed services to more than six million connections nationwide through its businesses U.S. Cellular, TDS Telecom, OneNeck IT Solutions LLC, and TDS Broadband Service. Founded in 1969 and headquartered in Chicago, Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. employs more than 9,900 people. Visit

Updated February 2018

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