For Immediate Release (5/14/14)

Winona, MN This spring, the HBC Studios crew will be expanding graduation ceremony coverage to 5 high schools.  Each ceremony will be broadcast live and replayed exclusively on HBC Channel 25.  Visit www.hbci.com/store to find DVD copies.

The 2014 graduation ceremonies that will be covered are as follows:

Wabasha-Kellogg High School Graduation                   Sunday, May 18                   2:00pm

Plainview-Elgin-Millville High School Graduation        Friday, May 30                      7:00pm

Cotter Baccalaureate Mass & Graduation Ceremony   Saturday, May 31                 6:00pm

Dover-Eyota High School Graduation                             Sunday, June 1                   1:30pm

Winona Senior High Graduation                                      Friday, June 6                      7:30pm

 Hiawatha Broadband Communications Inc. (HBC) is a southeastern Minnesota telecommunications service provider. The company delivers Video, Internet and Phone services to a customer base that numbers more than 12,000.

HBC’s roots are in a non-profit project begun in 1993, called Luminet. Luminet connected Winona education, healthcare and government institutions to extend the reach of teaching and learning. In 1997, the success of Luminet led to the formation of Hiawatha Broadband Communications, Inc. Today, HBC operates in 17 communities with 40 percent of its stock owned by non-profit entities.

For additional information, or to schedule an interview, please contact Gretchen Van Valen at (507) 474-5863 or gvanvalen@exchange.hbci.com.