Press Release

January 07, 2015 — NASHVILLE, Tenn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Multi GRAMMY® Award Winner Vince Gill, Frontier Communications, DISH Network and CoBank will announce a new partnership as part of the significant investment to revitalize small towns and cities across America next Thursday, Jan. 15 at 10 a.m. (CST) at the Country Music Hall of Fame in Nashville, Tenn.

Gill, Frontier, DISH and CoBank will announce a partnership to grow local economies in small towns across the country. This innovative initiative will jumpstart plans and projects that build better communities throughout rural America.

Gill has been a longtime advocate for hardworking families in our nation’s small towns. Frontier, DISH and CoBank are recognized as leading companies driving new development within rural communities across America.


  • Vince Gill, Multi GRAMMY® Award Winner
  • Maggie Wilderotter, Chairman and CEO, Frontier Communications
  • Joe Clayton, DISH President and CEO
  • Bob Engel, CoBank CEO

Thursday, Jan. 15 at 10 a.m. CST
Country Music Hall of Fame’s Ford Theater
222 5th Avenue South
Nashville, Tenn.
(615) 416-2001

VISUALS: Gill, Frontier’s Wilderotter, DISH’s Clayton and CoBank’s Engel will sit together in a comfortable setting on the Ford Theater’s stage. They will share updates and insights about the $10M contest and its ability to positively impact small towns and rural communities.

WATCH ONLINE: For those who cannot attend, the announcement will be streamed live online at at 10 a.m. (CST), on the day of the event.

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