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Monthly Archives: February 2016

Don’t Forget your Prescription Benefit

Your Co-op Connections Card comes with plenty of benefits. The Co-op Connections Card is the free membership card that gives you discounts on everyday expenses. Everyone that receives electricity from Eastern Illini is eligible for this program. One of the major saving opportunities you have is the prescription drug discount. Your Co-op Connections Card can save you 10% to 85%... Read More

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Credentials Committee Selected

The Credentials Committee will meet in April to determine the slate of candidates. Doug Anderson of Donovan, Dean Day of Bement, Scotch Kurtenbach of Chatsworth, Tracy Layden of Hoopeston, and Gary Luth of Allerton have been appointed by the Board of Directors to serve a 1-year term on the Credentials Committee. The Credentials Committee will meet at the cooperative’s headquarters... Read More

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Nominating Petitions Available March 11

Nominating petitions for the June 9 board election will be available March 11. Directors in Directorate Districts 1, 7, and 8 will be elected at Eastern Illini Electric Cooperative’s Annual Meeting on June 9. Incumbent director Harold Loy of Beaverville, District 1, has indicated he will seek reelection.  Kay Horsch of Fisher, District 7, and Herb Aden of Newman, District... Read More

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Man with Dog

Sporting traditions since 1970

Green Acres Sportsman’s Club offers over a thousand acres of diverse wildlife habitat and overwhelming beauty. In 1969, several sportsmen from the Chicago area discovered a beautiful dairy farm as they were searching for a place to run their bird dogs. They were intrigued by the unusual amount of character of the 320 acres, especially compared to the surrounding farm... Read More

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Message from the President – Engagement Matters

In 2012, the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA), the premier trade association representing approximately 900 electric cooperatives in 47 states, released a report entitled, “The Electric Cooperative Purpose - A Compass for the 21st Century.” The findings of the blue ribbon task force, comprised of a dozen co-op leaders from across the country, were that an electric cooperative’s purpose... Read More

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