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Adams Telephone Co-Operative Implements Community Service Campaign

Golden, IL—In recognition of the Cooperative’s 65th Anniversary, Adams employees will be participating in a “Good Deeds” campaign. The campaign will allow employees to give back to the local community by performing acts of community service or “Good Deeds”. Jim Broemmer, CEO, notes, “Helping others is a core part of what we do here at Adams, and that’s why we…
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Youth Tour Students Visit Washington, D. C.

Cassadi Forman of Industry, Grace Tenhouse of Liberty, PJ Hildebrand of Mendon and Emily Lucie of Basco represented Adams Electric Cooperative and Adams Telephone Co-Operative in Washington, D.C., during the annual “Youth to Washington” Tour, June 9-16. This event, sponsored by the electric and telephone cooperatives of Illinois since the late 1950s, is an introduction to our democratic form of…
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Adams Telephone Co-Operative Awards College Scholarship to Local Teen

Golden, IL— Adams Telephone Co-Operative sponsored a college scholarship program to award a local high school senior. Through Adams’ partnership with the Foundation for Rural Service (FRS), applicants have the opportunity to receive a scholarship of $500 or $2,500. The winner of this year’s scholarship is Kiersten Pratt of Unity High School. Pratt was selected as a national recipient for…
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Four Local Students Are Winners of Washington, D.C. Tour

  On March 29, 2017, 23 area sophomores and juniors met in Springfield for the 2017 Illinois Electric and Telephone Cooperative Youth Day. Thirteen students represented Adams Electric Cooperative and ten students represented Adams Telephone Co-Operative. After visiting the State Capitol, touring the Old Capitol and the Abraham Lincoln Museum, students participated in an interview competition. Two trips were awarded…
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Cooperatives participate in Youth Day

SPRINGFIELD – Senator Jil Tracy and Rep. Randy Frese met with students representing Adams Electric Cooperative and Adams Telephone Co-Operative during the Illinois Electric and Telephone Cooperative’s Youth Day on Wednesday, March 29 in Springfield. More than 240 students from around Illinois had an opportunity to visit the State Capitol, view state government in action and question their legislators on…
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Adams Fiber Schedules Informational Meetings for Liberty and Payson

Adams Fiber has scheduled two informational meetings in March for Liberty and Payson residents. Adams began accepting sign ups from residents earlier this month in both towns. Whichever town reaches their signup goal the fastest will be the first to enjoy fiber optic Internet, telephone and TV service.  Currently Liberty has reached over 50 percent of their signup goal, and…
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Adams Fiber Announces Plans for Two More Communities

Adams Fiber is pleased to announce that it is now accepting sign ups from residents in both Liberty and Payson. Whichever town reaches their signup goal the fastest will be the first to enjoy fiber optic Internet, telephone and TV service. Adams offers four affordable packages with speed options up to a Gigabit – one of the most sought after…
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2017 Scholarship Application Deadline

Golden, IL -- Applications are due on February 10, 2017 for the 2017 Foundation for Rural Services (FRS) Scholarship program, available to our local students through a partnership between Adams Telephone Co-Operative and the FRS. This program provides Adams Telephone member’s students an opportunity to apply for a $2,500 scholarship to any accredited college, university or vocational school. Applications are…
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Adams Employees contribute over $11,000 to the United Way Campaign

Quincy, IL—Employees of Adams Telephone Co-Operative, located in Golden, IL, presented a check in the amount of $11,038.28 to Emily Robbearts, Executive Director of the United Way of Adams County, Inc. The donation included a $5,000.00 matching grant from CoBank, a national cooperative bank serving vital industries across rural America. Adams was a recipient of matching funds through CoBank’s “Sharing…
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Adams Telephone Co-Operative Announces the 2017 FRS Scholarship Program

Golden, IL-- Adams Telephone Co-Operative is pleased to announce the 2017 Foundation for Rural Services (FRS) Scholarship program, which provides our member’s students an opportunity to apply for a $2,500 scholarship to any accredited college, university or vocational school.  Underscoring Adams’ commitment to our youth, we are again sponsoring the $500 Adams scholarship, which will be awarded if we do…
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