Monthly Archives: November 2016

Moore & Moore Express

A rural Rossville couple has turned their love of trains into a year-round display. Growing up in rural east central Illinois, Dewain Moore lived near the railroad tracks. He was fascinated by the steam trains and how they were so instrumental in helping build our country’s infrastructure. A visit to a train shop in Zionsville, Indiana in 1996 rekindled that... Read More

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Scholarships available

Eastern Illini shows its commitment to our rural community by offering several scholarship opportunities. Bob Hunzinger, Eastern Illini Electric Cooperative’s President/CEO, has announced that Eastern Illini, in conjunction with the other electric co-ops in Illinois, will award ten academic scholarships in 2017 to high school seniors through a memorial scholarship fund designed to financially assist deserving students in the electric... Read More

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Capital Credits

Capital Credit checks mailed

The retirement of capital credits is a tangible benefit of being a member/owner. Last month, Eastern Illini Electric Cooperative began mailing capital credit checks to member/owners that received electricity in 1985 and the first part of 1986. The payments totaled $1,141,008 and are part of an overall retirement of $1,622,817. Each year, Eastern Illini’s Board of Directors carefully looks at... Read More

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Message from the President – Merry Christmas!

The holiday season is a time of reflection for all of us. It is very important that we take time to step back and relax, separating ourselves from the daily bustle of life, and contemplate what is important for all of us. For many, our thoughts turn towards community. The importance of community involvement is magnified during the holiday season.... Read More

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