Two Area Students Return Home From D.C. Trip

Two students from Shelby Electric Cooperative service territory were selected from a diverse group of applicants to represent their cooperative and recently returned from an all-expense paid trip to Washington, D.C. that took place from June 14-21 as part of the annual Youth to Washington Tour.

Read more about their trip in the August issue of the Shelby News insert in the Illinois Country Living Magazine.

Plan to attend your cooperative's annual meeting ...

POWER for Generations ...

By now, you should have received your annual meeting notice in the mail. (You can also find an electronic version below). This notice contains information about the cooperative, a meeting agenda, and registration information. As a member of your cooperative, you have a voice, and by attending the annual meeting, you will learn more about your how your cooperative operates. 

Area Students Participate in Youth Day

State Senators Andy Manar and Chapin Rose and Representatives Avery Bourne and Dan Caulkins met with students representing Shelby Electric Cooperative 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.

Co-op Employees Donate to Area Food Pantry

On behalf of the employees at Shelby Electric Cooperative, Heidi Hall and Kevin Bernson recently dropped off a check and some donated food items to the Edinburg Food Pantry. The cooperative rotates each year which area food pantry to make their donations to.

The EMA Edinburg Food Pantry serves the Edinburg School District area. It is open every Saturday from 10AM-11AM and by special appointments. It is a free choice food pantry. Donations welcome. If you wish to volunteer please contact them. Call (217) 972-3847 or (217) 565-9558.