Community Involvement

Citizens Telephone Company and Citizens Long Distance are proud to serve the communities in the heart of Lafayette County. Citizens Telephone Company has a long history of supporting our communities with more than just telecommunications services.

Many of our employee-owners are, or have been, involved in our community through a multitude of community service positions. Citizens Telephone Company employees are or have been involved in city government, Chamber of Commerce, economic development, school board, school advisory committees, little leagues, various service clubs, Girl Scouts, Arts Council, CAP, Parks & Recreation programs, various churches, and a host of other service positions.

In addition to serving with our time, various organizations have benefited from the financial support of the employee-owners of Citizens Telephone Company. A partial list of those entities and organizations that have benefited from this financial support would be:

Higginsville Heat and Hunger Fund
Higginsville Senior Center
Higginsville Fire Department
Higginsville Country Fair
Immanuel Lutheran School
Higginsville Chamber of Commerce
Miles for Meals
Park and Recreation Basketball
Park and Recreation T-Ball & Coach Pitch
Lafayette County C-1 Track Renovation
Lafayette County 4-H Clubs
Lafayette County C-1 Schools
Little League Baseball & Softball
Little League Football
Lafayette County Cancer Coalition
Corder Picnic
Special Olympics
Economic Development
Salvation Army
United Way
4th of July Fireworks
Foster Grandparents

The entire Citizens Telephone Company and Citizens Long Distance family believe in local service. Being a locally owned, locally operated, and locally involved company is who we are.