Posts by: Bridgette Northern

Adams Telephone Co-Operative holds 62nd Annual Meeting of Members

On September 10th, Adams Telephone Co-Operative held their 62nd Annual Meeting of Members at their Cooperative headquarters in Golden, providing members with a unique opportunity to connect with their Cooperative and to celebrate sixty-two strong years in business.  Approximately 700 people attended and everyone enjoyed a meal prepared by the Mendon Lions, business meeting, giveaways, and an evening of family…
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Adams Breaks Ground with Fiber to the Home in Quincy

Adams and the City of Quincy have formally announced plans to bring ultra high-speed Internet access to homes in Quincy. Adams Fiber will provide gigabit Internet with the highest speeds available for Internet and home telephone service. “Becoming a Fiber City is a real selling point for Quincy”, said Mayor Kyle Moore. “Having technology at this level available is a…
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Local Students Attend Youth to Washington Tour

Connor Klingele, Trevor Maiers, Miranda Taylor, Kylie Hull, Annika Lewis and Randallynn Smith represented Adams Electric Cooperative and Adams Telephone Co-Operative in Washington, D.C., during the annual “Youth to Washington” Tour, June 13-20. This event, sponsored by the electric and telephone cooperatives of Illinois since the late 1950s, is an introduction for rural youth to our democratic form of government…
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Adams Telephone Co-Operative Awards College Scholarship to Local Teen

Adams Telephone Co-Operative sponsored a college scholarship program to award a $500 scholarship to a local high school senior. The winner of this year’s scholarship is Marcus Jansen.  Marcus graduated from Unity High School, and participated in numerous extracurricular and volunteer activities.  His future plans include attending Iowa State University, majoring in Horticulture.  Marcus is the son of Michael and…
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Klingele, Maiers, Smith & Lewis Are Winners of Washington, D.C. Tour

Klingele, Maiers, Smith & Lewis Are Winners of Washington, D.C. Tour

On April 2, 2014, 26 area sophomores and juniors met in Springfield with approximately 300 students from across Illinois for the 2014 Illinois Electric and Telephone Cooperative Youth Day. Fourteen students represented Adams Electric Cooperative and twelve students represented Adams Telephone Co-Operative. During Youth Day, students met with Senator John Sullivan at the State Capitol and toured the Old Capitol…
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Local Students Participated in Youth Day in Springfield

Local Students Participated in Youth Day in Springfield

Sen. John Sullivan met with students representing Adams Electric Cooperative and Adams Telephone Co-Operative during the Illinois Electric and Telephone Cooperatives Youth Day on Wednesday, April 2 in Springfield. More than 200 students from downstate Illinois had an opportunity to visit the State Capitol, view state government in action and question their legislators on key issues. They also were invited…
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Adams Advisory Council SmartHub Training

Adams Advisory Council SmartHub Training

Members of the Advisory Council of Adams Telephone Co-Operative participated in a hands-on training of the many features of SmartHub at their March 24, 2014, meeting.  SmartHub is Adams’ new mobile app and website that allows customers to make payments, report service issues, and manage their Adams account with a computer or mobile device. Jeffery Hull, Billing Manager, explained the…
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Students Will Compete For A Trip To Washington, D.C.

Students Will Compete For A Trip To Washington, D.C.

Four area high school sophomores or juniors will win an all-expense paid trip to Washington, D.C., June 13-20, 2014, in an annual contest sponsored by Adams Electric Cooperative and Adams Telephone Co-Operative. Interested students had to complete a short answer application. After reviewing all applications, judges from the two cooperatives selected 28 applicants to represent the cooperatives at Illinois Electric…
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2014 Scholarship Application Deadline

2014 Scholarship Application Deadline

Applications are due on February 25, 2014 for the 2014 Foundation for Rural Services (FRS) Scholarship program, available to our local students through a partnership between Adams Telephone Co-Operative and the FRS.  This provides Adams Telephone member’s students an opportunity to apply for a $2,500 scholarship to any accredited college, university or vocational school.  Adams has participated in this program…
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High School Sophomores and Juniors Eligible to Win A Trip to Washington, D.C.

High School Sophomores and Juniors Eligible to Win A Trip to Washington, D.C.

Four area high school sophomores or juniors will win an all-expense paid trip to Washington, D.C., June 13-20, 2014, in an annual contest sponsored by Adams Electric Cooperative and Adams Telephone Co-Operative. Interested students must complete a short answer application. After reviewing all applications, judges from each cooperative will select up to 34 applicants to represent the cooperatives at Illinois…
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