Forestry School teaches Right of Way Management

Our Forestry School was well attended by forestry crews from across the state at Eagle Creek Resort May 18-22.  The school, consisting both of classroom and work scenarios in the field, allowed students to improve present skills and practice new...

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Coleman recognized for years of service

Jay Bartlett, P.E., President & CEO of Prairie Power, Inc. recognizes outgoing CEO of Shelby Electric, Jim Coleman, for his service on the Prairie Power Board of Directors....

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Son of Egyptian Electric Cooperative Member Receives Thomas H. Moore Scholarship

 Michael Smith, son of Tim and Donna Smith of Pinckneyville, has been awarded a Thomas H. Moore Illinois Electric Cooperative Memorial Scholarship.The “driving force” behind creation of the scholarship program was Mr. Moore, long-time Executive Vice-President and General Manager of...

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State Senator Darin LaHood visits RECC

State Senator Darin LaHood (R-37, Dunlap) visits RECC office and met with directors and staff on May 15, 2015. He was first appointed to the chamber in 2011.  LaHood is a candidate for the special election to the Illinois' 18th...

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McDonald receives Touchstone Energy Brand Champion Award

The Brand Champions were honored today during the 2015 National Rural Electric Cooperatives Association’s CONNECT conference being held in Minneapolis.  The Association of Illinois Electric Cooperatives Marketing Administrator Nancy Rhoads McDonald was one of three recipients of the Touchstone Energy...

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