Posts by: Bridgette Northern

Adams Electric and Adams Telephone students join national electric co-op Youth to Washington Tour

What do you get when 62 students from 26 Illinois electric and telephone cooperatives join 1,800 of their peers across the United States? You get the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) Youth to Washington Tour! Two students each from Adams Electric Cooperative and Adams Telephone Co-Operative service territories were selected from a diverse group of applicants to represent their…
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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 Delaney Lantz of Southeastern High School. “Adams Telephone Co-Operative continues a tradition of involvement with our youth and schools by ensuring access to the technology needed today and offering opportunities such…
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Adams Telephone Endorses $5,000 FRS Grant for Greater West Central Public Library

Golden, IL— The Foundation for Rural Service (FRS) recently named Greater West Central Public Library as a recipient of its 2018 grant in support of advancing quality of life and enabling economic development in rural America. The $5,000 award allows the library to obtain updated technology in order to expand services to meet patron’s needs. Pam Leffringhouse, Adams Schools and…
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Adams Employees contribute over $11,000 to the United Way Campaign

Employees of Adams Telephone Co-Operative, located in Golden, IL, presented a check in the amount of $11,385.68 to Todd Bale, 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 Success”…
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Adams Telephone Co-Operative Awards College Scholarship to Local Teen

Golden, IL— Adams Telephone Co-Operative once again 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 Georgia Graham of Unity High School. Graham was selected as a national…
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Adams Telephone Co-Operative Officials Meet with Congressional Representatives

Representatives from Adams Telephone Co-Operative met with the offices of Senator Tammy Duckworth, Senator Richard Durbin, and Representative Darin LaHood in Washington, D.C. earlier this month to discuss the importance of ensuring sufficient funding is available to rural telephone companies to support ongoing delivery of robust, reliable and affordable broadband services to rural communities in Illinois. The high-cost Universal Service…
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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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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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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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