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Pine Belt partners with Salvation Army

Representatives of Pine Belt Wireless and Pine Belt Telephone recently partnered with the Salvation Army in Selma to bring Christmas gifts to needy children and families in Dallas County. -- Special photo

Pine Belt Wireless and Pine Belt Telephone recently partnered with the Salvation Army in Selma to bring Christmas to more children. Now through December, Pine Belt Customers can choose one of three agencies to receive a gift to be given to one of the agency clients when activating a new or renewing an existing Pine Belt service.

Pine Belt will then donate a new toy in the customer’s name to that agency’s Christmas program. The choices are The Salvation Army’s Angel Tree, Marengo County DHR’s Project Merry Christmas, and Choctaw County’s DHR Christmas Project.

“The Salvation Army’s Angel Tree is a great program and we are pleased to include it as one of the three programs can designate to receive toys this Christmas,” commented Pine Belt President, John C. Nettles. “At Pine Belt, we want to do anything that we can to make this Christmas as good as we can for all children in our Pine Belt service area,” Nettles continued.

Any customer who starts or renews telephone, internet, long distance or wireless service can make the choice. One toy will be donated in their name for each service activated. Pine Belt customers can visit the Pine Belt store in Selma, Marion or Camden to be a part of this special program.

“On Friday, November eighth, we delivered the first toys to Major Tonya Roberts at the Salvation Army’s Angel Tree Kick Off. We hope our customers will pick the Angel Tree and give us the opportunity to deliver many more toys to this worthy cause,” said Beth Caver, Pine Belt’s Store Manager in Selma.

John Nettles added, “In 2011, we started special support programs for Volunteer Fire Departments and local schools.

“This is another effort to reach out and help those who are helping others in Marengo, Dallas, Wilcox, Perry and Choctaw counties. At Pine Belt, we like to be known as the ‘Neighbors You Can Call On’ and we are proud to be able to support our neighbors in every way that we can.”

Pine Belt Wireless is a family owned and operated company with deep roots in the Black Belt of Alabama. The company is a sister to Pine Belt Telephone Company which has been providing landline based services to Arlington, Dixons Mills, Sweet Water

and Nanafalia for over 50 years. The company was founded in 1958 and remains

family owned and 100% dedicated to the needs of the citizens of this area. Pine Belt

Wireless started its mobile telephone operations in 1995 and is licensed by the FCC to

provide mobile telephone services for the five counties of Choctaw, Marengo, Dallas,

Perry & Wilcox covering a population in excess of 110,000 via its digital network on 45

towers. Additionally, Pine Belt Wireless maintains cooperative relationships with two of

the top four national carriers allowing its customers to benefit from being able to use

their “home based” services nationwide without excessive roaming charges.

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In addition to its corporate headquarters in Arlington, AL, Pine Belt Wireless owns and

operates five retail stores in Selma, Camden, Marion, Linden and Butler. To learn more

about Pine Belt Wireless services, call Pine Belt headquarters at 334-385-2106, stop by

the corporate headquarters or any of the Pine Belt Wireless retail stores or visit us on

the web at www.PineBeltTalk.com.