Monthly Archives: October 2018

Happy Thanksgiving

As you receive this, the Thanksgiving holiday is still a few weeks away. We also celebrate Veteran’s Day this month. It is also election season once again. Please take time to personally thank a veteran for their service. Because of their efforts over the years, we enjoy the freedom to exercise our privilege to vote. With this ability to vote... Read More

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Remembering Jay Hageman: A Life Well Lived

None of us know how much time we have left on Earth. What matters in the end are our actions, the memories we leave behind and how we made people feel. We are deeply saddened to announce that Eastern Illini Electric Cooperative has lost one of its own - Jay Hageman, a member of the board of directors. Jay lost... Read More

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Historic Preservation: Cemetery Mapping

Prairie Central High School students have been visiting some fascinating places: cemeteries! Andrew Quain, a teacher at PCHS and his human geography classes are involved in a cemetery mapping project to provide future generations with a database of gravestones that can be accessed online and provide valuable information that serves as a way to honor those who are gone, so... Read More

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People to Know: Melinda Kinney

     Member care is about how you help your members with their needs and assist them in solving problems. Melinda Kinney has been taking good care of Eastern Illini members for 17 years and she recently has been promoted to a new position at EIEC taking care of employees as Human Resources/Payroll Assistant. Her years of experience have taught... Read More

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2019 Empowering Education Grant Program Announcement

Eastern Illini Electric Cooperative is proud to continue our Empowering Education Grant Program for the 2018/19 school year. As a reminder, Empowering Education grants award up to $500 to each and every school district within our service territory each year. It is designed to help fund projects that will inspire and benefit students and may otherwise go unfunded. We ask... Read More

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