About the Comporium Pioneer Club


Who We Are

The Catawba Pioneer Club was chartered in 1971 with John M. Barnes, Sr., serving as the first club president. The name was changed to the Comporium Pioneer club in 2003. The Club now has more than 600 local members who participate in community service projects in Rock Hill, Fort Mill and Lancaster, SC.


Our Mission


• Serve our communities through good works
• Add value to sponsor companies
• Preserve our industry history
• Provide leadership and networking opportunities
• Involve employees, former employees, retirees and their families in our activities


What is a Pioneer?

Just a glimpse into what it is to be a part of the Comporium Pioneer Club...


About ITPA

The Comporium Pioneer Club is a local member of the national ITPA. The Independent Telecommunications Pioneer Association (ITPA) is a non-profit, volunteer organization created by the telecommunications industry.

The ITPA is dedicated to community service and has been serving the public for nearly 100 years. The organization consists of clubs across the United States that preserve the history of telephony and promote telecommunications and community service via their current, former and retired employees.

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