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It released in 1957, only one year after his debut record. The idea was to put out a mostly Christmas, but also gospel themed record to see how it would perform. The result is what is now the highest-selling Christmas album of all time. TDS Telecom (TDS®) is proud to take part in the 14th annual FCI Art Show & Auction for the Middleton Outreach Ministry (MOM), which serves West Madison, Middleton, and Cross Plains. TDS donated 24 antique phones ranging from wooden crank phones to rotary phones as well as collector plates. The Madison-based telecommunications company purchased the collection from the family of former TDS Telecom associate and MOM Executive Director Al Ripp who passed away unexpectedly in 2017. “Al was an incredible person whose passion for the telecommunications industry and its history was only surpassed by his desire to help others,” said TDS President and CEO Jim Butman. “It seems fitting that his phones will raise money for a cause that he cared so deeply about.” Ripp was an associate at TDS for 37 years and took the helm of MOM shortly after his retirement. When MOM wrote about his sudden death four years ago on its website, the organization called Ripp, “Mr. Middleton. The very best of the community. The right Dad for MOM. Role model. A community hero, and friend.” “Al was a valued associate at TDS; people remember him as a compassionate and caring person,” said Butman. “This donation allows his legacy to live on, and for more charitable works to be done in his name. We encourage everyone to explore all of the antiques and artwork in this auction.” Online bidding for the FCI Art & Auction begins Oct. 9. The in-person event occurs Thursday, Oct. 14 from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. at FCI, 2551 Parmenter Street, Middleton. All proceeds will benefit MOM’s effort to prevent homelessness and end hunger.
Holiday cheer is in the air! People are busy decorating their homes, baking cookies, picking out the perfect Christmas tree, and, of course, shopping for gifts. In my experience, one of the most difficult family members to shop for is my dog.
Tis the season to be jolly, but when it comes to holiday parties for your work, it’s important to keep proper etiquette in mind. Here are five tips to help you navigate these treacherous waters.
The holiday season is well upon us, and we're running low on time to find the perfect gift for everyone on your list. If you're anything like us, you're having a bit of difficulty -- there are so many options and deals that it's hard to know what to buy! That's why haven't curated the top 50 or even 25 best gifts for Mom or your BFF -- we've picked just two things for everyone on your list.
We have the "12 Days of Christmas" stuck in our heads, and so we bring you this year's next best thing to our lovely recorded voices singing you a song ... the 12 Days of Pinterest Holiday Fun.
When Starbucks comes out with red cups and it's officially "okay" again to order a Peppermint Mocha, it's hard not to get just a wee bit excited. But who should limit the minty goodness to just coffee? From sugar scrubs to cocoa to holiday ornaments, here are our favorite ways to keep the peppermint love going all season long.
Welcome to the first installment of “Seen on Pinterest,” a bi-monthly roundup of our favorite pins and posts from around the interwebs. We’re happy pinners here at TDS and there’s no better time to start a new series full of pretty pictures than the time of year when your newsfeed is filled to the brim with holiday toys and treats. Our first column highlights great goodies to gift or greet guests with at your next holiday soiree. From savory to sweet to spirits, there’s something here for everyone on your list.
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