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Happy Administrative Professional Day!

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 is Administrative Professional Day! This holiday was created by the president of the National Secretaries Association – Mary Barrett – in the late 1940s and early 1950s. In 1952, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Charles Sawyer declared the first week of June to be Secretaries Week, and the Wednesday in that week to be Secretaries Day. In... Read More

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Staying safe in an accident involving downed power lines

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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Eastern Illini awards $500 Empowering Education Grants

Eastern Illini Electric Co-op is proud to introduce a new grant program designed to give each school district in our service territory an education grant of up to $500 each year. The Empowering Education Grant Program is designed to help fund projects that will inspire and benefit students. Eastern Illini’s President/CEO Bob Hunzinger noted, “We are excited to be able... Read More

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