Monthly Archives: September 2019

Complete and Return Member Survey

  Please take a few minutes to complete the member satisfaction survey. Answer the questions and mail it to us along with your electric bill payment. You can also complete the survey online. All submitted surveys will be eligible to win one of 10 $25 bill credits! Take the survey HERE! ... Read More

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Message from the President: Preparing for future members

Our board chairman, Tom Schlatter, and I recently attended our regional electric cooperative meeting in Milwaukee. This meeting combines cooperatives from Region 5 (Illinois, Iowa, Wisconsin) and Region 6 (North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota). In addition to the perfunctory business portions of the meetings relating to resolutions and elections, there is a lot of time devoted to education, training, and... Read More

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Sharing Success Grant to Lake Iroquois

Lake Iroquois Association near Loda, Illinois is the most recent recipient of the Sharing Success program from Eastern Illini Electric Cooperative and CoBank, a cooperative bank serving vital industries throughout rural America. Lake Iroquois Association will receive $5,000 to help in the on-going maintenance of the lake and fish restocking after a devastating fish kill on July 8, 2018 when... Read More

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October is National Cooperative Month

When you think of October, pumpkins, Halloween and beautiful fall foliage naturally come to mind. But October is notable for another reason – it’s National Co-op Month! This is the time of year when cooperatives across the country, including Eastern Illini, celebrate who we are and more importantly, the members we serve. Cooperatives are different than other types of businesses.... Read More

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It’s the Co-op Calling

As a member of Eastern Illini Electric Cooperative you have access to 24/7 service from us and you can always reach someone by phone any time day or night. If you call us at 1-800-824-5102 between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. you will hear the following recorded message: Welcome to Eastern Ilini your local, member driven and community... Read More

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Downed power lines in a accident? STAY SAFE!

If you come across a downed power line, stay as far away from it as you can and call 911 and Eastern Illini Electric Cooperative at 1-800-824-5102. Assume it is live. Never touch a downed power line or anything near it. Do not drive over down power lines. Should a power line fall on your car when you're driving, slowly continue... Read More

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