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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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Adams Employees contribute over $15,000 to the United Way Campaign

Employees of Adams Telephone Co-Operative, located in Golden, IL, presented a check in the amount of $15,487.58 to Adams Duesterhaus, Director of Development and Communications of the United Way of Adams County, Inc. The donation included a $7,500.00 matching grant from CoBank, a national cooperative bank serving vital industries across rural America. Adams was a recipient of matching funds through…
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Adams Telephone Co-Operative holds 67th Annual Meeting of Members

Golden, IL - Adams Telephone Co-Operative held its 67th Annual Meeting of Members on September 11, 2019 at their Cooperative headquarters in Golden. Nearly 1,000 people were in attendance for the evening’s festivities. The night included a meal prepared by the Mendon Lions, business meeting, and drawings for cash prizes totaling $1,850. Plus, there were ten $50 bill credit drawings.…
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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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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 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 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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