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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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 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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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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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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