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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Jacob Terstriep Receives Presentation Award

Quincy, IL -- Jacob Terstriep, Business Systems Analyst at Adams, recently received the MIC Member Experience Award for his presentation titled LeadAgent with Real-Time Integration to iVUE at the 2016 Member Information Conference (MIC) held August 13 in St. Louis. The MIC is the National Information Solutions Cooperative’s premier learning event and is designed to help technology partners leverage their capabilities…
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Adams Telephone Co-Operative Holds Final Advisory Council Meeting

Golden, IL-- Adams Telephone Co-Operative held its final Advisory Council Meeting on October 17, 2016 in the Community Room of the Golden office. Topics discussed included an Adams Fiber TV update as well as an update on Co-Operative fiber plans. There was also a fiber splicing demonstration prior to council member’s receiving appreciation gifts from Jim Broemmer, Chief Executive Officer.…
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Adams Telephone Co-Operative holds 64th Annual Meeting of Members

Golden, IL — Adams Telephone Co-Operative held its 64th Annual Meeting of Members on September 14, 2016 at their Cooperative headquarters in Golden. Over 700 people were in attendance and enjoyed an evening of family fun. The night included a meal prepared by the Mendon Lions, business meeting, giveaways, and the unique opportunity for members to connect with their Cooperative.…
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Youth Tour Students Visit Washington, D.C. & Marcolla Named YLC Representative

Sam Brinkman of Payson, Madison Galloway of Mt. Sterling, Sophia Marcolla of Quincy, Emma Hildebrand of Mendon and Amber Shupe of Ursa represented Adams Electric Cooperative and Adams Telephone Co-Operative in Washington, D.C., during the annual “Youth to Washington” Tour, June 10-17. This event, sponsored by the electric and telephone cooperatives of Illinois since the late 1950s, is an introduction…
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Adams Fiber Acquires WCI Technologies

Golden, IL— Adams Fiber proudly announces the purchase of West Central Illinois Technology Consultants, Inc. (WCI Technologies), a Quincy based company which focuses on home computer repair and maintenance while also building entire networks for small businesses. This agreement enables Adams to provide complete, local IT expertise for all of their customer’s technology needs. It will also allow current and…
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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 $500 scholarship to a local high school senior. The winner of this year’s scholarship is Kayden Elizabeth Miller of Unity High School.  Her future plans include attending SIU-Edwardsville, majoring in Pre-Dental.  Kayden is the daughter of Cory and Candy Miller. “Adams Telephone Co-Operative historically has been very…
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Local Students Participate in Youth Day

Senator John Sullivan and Representative Norine Hammond met with students representing Adams Electric Cooperative and Adams Telephone Co-Operative during the Illinois Electric and Telephone Cooperatives Youth Day on Wednesday, April 13 in Springfield. More than 225 students from around Illinois had an opportunity to visit the State Capitol, view state government in action and question their legislators on key issues.…
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