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Monthly Archives: November 2017


People to know at Eastern Illini: Scott McTaggart

On a bitterly cold November morning near Gilman, Illinois, with flurries forecasted to start any minute, it’s time for Scott McTaggart to head out to his job as an electric serviceman for EIEC. He wakes before the sun, pours a steaming cup of coffee, tells his family goodbye and swings by the Gilman facility to check the iPad for his... Read More

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Warm up to safety this winter

Smoke alarms save lives. Three of every five home fire deaths resulted from fires in homes with no smoke alarms or no working smoke alarms. • Install smoke alarms in every bedroom. They should also be outside each sleeping area and on every level of the home. Install alarms in the basement. • It is best to use interconnected smoke... Read More

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Message from the President: Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!

Whew! We just finished with one month of holidays and family gatherings over Thanksgiving, and now we have another month to prepare for and worry about. Oh, and let’s not forget about the shopping lists, parties, commitments, and the constant motion of the Christmas holiday season! We should consider ourselves fortunate to be able to participate in the mirth and... Read More

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Twelve days of energy savings

As the temperatures drop and the holiday season quickly approaches, you may find yourself with not only Christmas credit card balances, but also higher energy bills. Right now, weather forecasters are predicting more precipitation than last winter and average home heating costs at a higher level as well. Don’t worry, the holiday spirit is still strong and we have twelve... Read More

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