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Monthly Archives: April 2016

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Area youth visit Springfield for Electric Co-op Youth Day

Students representing Eastern Illini Electric Cooperative visited Springfield during the Illinois Electric and Telephone Cooperatives Youth Day on Wednesday, April 13. More than 225 students from around Illinois had an opportunity to visit the State Capitol, view state government in action and question their legislators on key issues. The students had the opportunity to meet Governor Rauner, and were also... Read More

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Ready for some fun?

On behalf of our board of directors and all the employees at Eastern Illini Electric Cooperative, I personally invite you to join in the festivities at our 29th annual meeting of members on June 9th. In addition to providing a status report on your co-op and the chance for you to elect board members in three of our nine districts,... Read More

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Everyone wins with good lighting

We love working with our member/owners. Especially the passionate ones. When that passion matches up with an issue we’re involved with, it makes sense to work together. In that light, we’re excited to feature a guest columnist this month. Mike Lockwood is the owner of Lockwood Custom Optics. His company specializes in providing high-quality optics for astronomers, telescope builders, scientists,... Read More

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Eastern Illini’s culture of safety

Safety - both for you and our employees - is a core component of everything we do. There is a children’s book titled Safety 1st, Safety Always. As you can imagine, it encompasses many of the traditional safety lessons parents should teach their children. We drill youngsters about safety from an early age because we know how important it is... Read More

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