Community Involvement

Giving back to the communities we serve

Public Service Telephone strives to offer a level of commitment which fosters growth in the communities where we live, work, and serve customers. Public Service Telephone is dedicated to volunteerism, education, economic development, technology, and sponsorships within each community when possible.

The following is a sampling of some of the community contributions made by Public Service Telephone:

Community Memberships

  • Roberta Chamber of Commerce
  • Talbot County Chamber of Commerce
  • Taylor County Chamber of Commerce
  • Macon-Bibb County Chamber of Commerce
  • Kiwanis (Don Bond, Charter Member)
  • Keep Roberta/Crawford Beautiful

Local State/Government Involvement

  • Taylor County Industrial Development Authority
  • Taylor County Commissioner (Randy Nelson, PSTC Employee)
  • Former Mayor of Reynolds (Don Bond)

State/National Telephone Memberships

  • NECA (National Exchange Carrier Association)
  • OPASTCO (Organization for the Protection and Advancement of Small Telephone Companies)
  • USTA (United States Telecommunications Association)
  • GTA (Georgia Telephone Association)
  • NTCA (National Telephone Cooperative Association)
  • NRTA (National Rural Telecommunications Association)
  • NCTC (National Cable Television Cooperative)
  • CTAG (Cable Television Association of Georgia)

Community Events/Sponsorships

PSTC involvement reaches well into the communities in which we do business and the community events/sponsorships by PSTC are not limited to those listed below. PSTC also provides financial support to many hospitals and other charities as deemed appropriate.

Just to name a few…

  • Strawberry Festival – Reynolds, GA
  • The Fall-line Festival – Talbotton, GA
  • The Countryside Festival – Butler, GA
  • Georgia Jug Festival – Roberta, GA
  • The Rural America Festival – Buena Vista, GA
  • Career Day at local High Schools
  • Crawford County High School – Football sponsorships
  • Taylor County High School – Football sponsorships
  • Crawford County School Book Covers
  • Taylor County School Book Covers
  • County Maps for Crawford, Talbot, and Taylor Counties
  • Vendor Booth participation at local events
  • Door Prizes, gift baskets, and other donations for many local events

To Submit a Community Involvement Request:

We welcome the opportunity to learn new ways we can become involved. If you wish to inquire about Public Service Telephone involvement in your community event or activity, please contact our Marketing Manager at (478) 847-4111. ext 6526, or you may e-mail the marketing manager.

In order to allow Public Service Telephone to properly serve you, all requests must me made in writing to include:

  • Allow two (2) weeks notice minimally;
  • Request made on your organization’s official letterhead;
  • Actual date for requested activity or event;
  • Detail exactly what type of assistance you are requesting;
  • If financial obligation, total amount being requested (valued in actual dollars);
  • If advertising is being included as part of your proposal, please detail very specifically the advertising schedule;
  • List whether Public Service Telephone is to receive any form of recognition in connection with sponsoring your request;
  • Indicate a specific contact name, address, telephone, and e-mail address (if possible), for an individual within your organization who can answer any questions we might have concerning your specific request;
  • Upon review and approval, Public Service Telephone will notify your organization as soon as possible.