Kally Mayo, one of three Egyptian Electric Cooperative Youth Tour delegates, was chosen among her 60 Illinois Youth Tour counterparts to the Youth Leadership Council (YLC). Youth Tour is currently being conducted in Washington D.C. this week, June 14-June 21. She will represent Egyptian Electric Cooperative and the state of Illinois nationally through our national […]
In February the board of directors accepted application for an upcoming vacant board seat due to the anticipated departure of Allen Haake from the area. Allen has been a resident of Murphysboro since 1977, and an Egyptian Electric Cooperative board member since 1998. Interviews were conducted to replace him on April 10th here at our […]
The 2019 Annual Meeting Scholarship Application is now live on our website! There will be at least five names drawn the night of the Annual Meeting for a chance at $1,000. Deadline is Friday, July 5, 2019. Visit our Annual Meeting Scholarship page to view the eligibility requirements and the Annual Meeting Scholarship Application!
State Senators Paul Schimpf and Dale Fowler, and Representatives Terri Bryant, Jerry Costello, Dave Severin and Patrick Windhorst met with students representing Egyptian Electric Cooperative Association 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 […]
Youth to Washington applications are now being accepted until March 8, 2019! Youth Day to Springfield will be Wednesday, April 3rd and Youth to Washington will be June 14-21, 2019. Visit our Youth to Washington page to learn more and apply!
Ten area classrooms will now be enhanced with an extra $500 thanks to grants from Egyptian Electric Cooperative Association (EECA). For many years, EECA has offered the Touchstone Energy Classroom Empowerment Grants to local schools within its service territory, and this year, it increased the number of recipients from eight to 10. “We continue to […]
The Southern Illinois Airport Authority (SIAA) in Murphysboro has an active 2019 construction season planned. Four new buildings will be constructed in the next year with the price tag of nearly $8 million. Three buildings will be new aircraft hangar facilities and one will house a new airport terminal. Egyptian Electric Cooperative Association (EECA) worked […]
It “pays” to be a cooperative member! A total of 6,470 capital credit checks from the 2018 general retirements were mailed out October 12, 2018 and should be delivered soon. The 2018 distributions were for 1987 and part of 1988, to the members that received electricity from us during those years. The totaled amount returned […]
Shane Hermetz, Egyptian Electric General Manager, has announced that the Illinois electric cooperatives in 2019 will award eleven academic scholarships to high school seniors through a memorial scholarship fund designed to financially assist deserving students in the “electric cooperative family.” In addition, a twelfth scholarship – to assist with costs in attending an electric lineworker […]
It’s that time of the year and Egyptian Electric Cooperative is again offering our Touchstone Energy Classroom Empowerment Grants to the local schools within our service territory! We continue to be aware that adequate funding for many school systems has been a challenge. This year there will be TEN $500 Classroom Empowerment Grants that will […]