Monthly Archives: July 2014

Keep foods cool as temps heat up

Timely maintenance on your refrigerator can help you save money. Summer months are great for grilling. And that means you don’t have to use electricity to operate the oven or stove – or cool a hot kitchen. It’s a great way to be energy efficient and save, but don’t stop with energy efficient cooking methods. Consider how you can conserve... Read More

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Message from the President: Co-op Connections Card

Our commitment to you goes beyond providing safe and reliable electricity.  We’re always looking for ways to provide value to you, our member/owners, and our community. Eastern Illini’s Co-op Connections Card is a money-saving tool we are proud to offer our membership. The card connects you with discounts on everything from hotel stays to prescription drugs. A wide variety of... Read More

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Grain Bins: Harvesting Safely

A few simple precautions can make working around grain bins safe for everyone. As rewarding as it may be, farming is an extremely difficult job—and it ranks among the top 10 most dangerous professions in the United States. At Eastern Illini Electric Co-op, we think safety should be a top priority for all of our employees - and for you.... Read More

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Youth Tour Recap

Youth to Washington trip highlights Eastern Illini’s scholarship program. Emily McCann and Morgan Hotaling are the 2014 recipients of Eastern Illini’s Youth to Washington Scholarship Contest. Each of the graduating seniors earned a $1,000 college scholarship and an all-expenses paid trip to Washington, D.C. Both ladies attended Watseka High School. On the trip, the two joined more than 1,500 students... Read More

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