Posts by: Lori Miller

Adams Telephone Co-Operative Awards College Scholarships to Local Teens

Golden, IL— Adams Telephone Co-Operative sponsored a college scholarship program to award two $1,000 scholarships to local high school seniors. The winners of this year’s scholarships are Audrey Kaufman and Greta Shaffer, both of Unity High School.  “The success of area youth is of the utmost importance to Adams Telephone Co-Operative. It’s the primary reason we continue a tradition of…
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Adams Telephone Endorses $5,000 FRS Grant for Central CUSD#3

Golden, IL— The Foundation for Rural Service (FRS) recently named Central CUSD#3 as a recipient of its 2020 grant in support of advancing quality of life and enabling economic development in rural America. The $5,000 award allows the district to expand educational technology. Pam Leffringhouse, Adams Schools and Libraries Coordinator, originated the grant application process with Rob Scheiter, IT Support…
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Adams Employees contribute over $25,000 to the United Way Campaign

Employees of Adams Telephone Co-Operative recently presented a check in the amount of $25,555.56 to the United Way of Adams County, Inc. at their Quincy, Illinois office. The donation is comprised of over $13,500 in employee donations, a $2,000 Adams corporate donation, and a $10,000 matching grant from CoBank, a national cooperative bank serving vital industries across rural America. Adams…
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Check Presented to Local Charity

Golden, IL— Pam Leffringhouse, Schools and Libraries Coordinator, was recently the winner of an employee contest which allowed her to gift $100, provided by Adams Telephone Co-Operative, to the charity of her choice. Leffringhouse chose Community for Christ Assistance Center in Camp Point. Along with Jim Broemmer, Adams CEO, Leffringhouse recently presented the check to Pat Heinecke, Director. The organization…
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Four Local Students Are Winners of Washington, D.C. Tour

On April 3, 2019, 33 area sophomores and juniors met in Springfield for the 2019 Illinois Electric and Telephone Cooperative Youth Day. Twenty students represented Adams Electric Cooperative and thirteen 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 by…
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Electric Cooperative Youth Participate in Youth Day

SPRINGFIELD – State Representative Norine Hammond met with students representing Adams Electric Cooperative and Adams Telephone Co-Operative during the Illinois Electric and Telephone Cooperatives Youth Day in Springfield on Wednesday, April 3. Youth Day is designed to introduce young rural leaders to state government. More than 235 students representing 23 co-ops from across the state attended the event. Students had…
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Adams Telephone Co-Operative holds 66th Annual Meeting of Members

Golden, IL — Adams Telephone Co-Operative held its 66th Annual Meeting of Members on September 12, 2018 at their Cooperative headquarters in Golden. Nearly 900 people were in attendance for the family fun. The night included a meal prepared by the Mendon Lions, business meeting, and over $1,800 in cash prizes. Members also enjoyed the unique opportunity to connect with their Cooperative. Each…
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Local students represent Adams Electric and Adams Telephone during the nationwide Youth to Washington Tour

WASHINGTON – What do you get when 71 students from 27 Illinois electric and telephone cooperatives join more than 1,800 of their peers across the United States? You get the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) Youth to Washington Tour. Four local students were selected from a diverse group of applicants to represent Adams Electric Cooperative and Adams Telephone Co-Operative…
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Four Local Students Are Winners of Washington, D.C. Tour

Springfield, IL - On April 18, 2018, 19 area sophomores and juniors met in Springfield for the 2018 Illinois Electric and Telephone Cooperative Youth Day. Twelve students represented Adams Electric Cooperative and seven 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…
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Cooperatives Participate in Youth Day

Springfield, IL – State Senator Jil Tracy and Representatives Norine Hammond and Randy Frese met with students representing Adams Electric Cooperative and Adams Telephone Co-Operative during the Illinois Electric and Telephone Cooperatives Youth Day in Springfield on Wednesday, April 18. More than 210 students from around Illinois had an opportunity to visit the State Capitol, view state government in action…
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