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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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Adams Fiber Awarded Multi-Million Dollar Expansion Grant

Adams Fiber has been awarded over $4.9M from the Connect Illinois Broadband Grant Program. This grant will cover roughly 50 percent of a $10M total expansion project Adams has committed to in underserved local communities in Adams and Brown Counties. This broadband access deployment is slated to begin in Spring of 2021 and will serve approximately 1,106 households, businesses, farms,…
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Adams Telephone Co-Operative Awards College Scholarships to Local Teens

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 Austin Cornwell and Gabriel Maynard, both of Unity High School.  “Adams Telephone Co-Operative continues a tradition of involvement with our youth and schools by ensuring access to the technology needed in today’s challenging times and…
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Adams Telephone Endorses $5,000 FRS Grant for Clayton Public Library District

Golden, IL— The Foundation for Rural Service (FRS) recently named Clayton Public Library District as a recipient of its 2019 grant in support of advancing quality of life and enabling economic development in rural America. The $5,000 award allows the library to improve educational offerings. Pam Leffringhouse, Adams Schools and Libraries Coordinator, originated the grant application process with the library…
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High School Sophomores and Juniors Eligible to Win A Trip To Washington, D.C.

Four area high school sophomores or juniors will win an all-expense paid trip to Washington, D.C., June 19-26, 2020, in an annual contest sponsored by Adams Electric Cooperative and Adams Telephone Co-Operative. Interested students must complete a short answer application. After reviewing all applications, judges from each cooperative will select up to 34 applicants to represent the cooperatives at Illinois…
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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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