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Coop News from EnerStar

Board training – In the field

The EnerStar board of directors are members just like you who were elected to serve the membership. They all have “day jobs” and do not work for an electric utility. To help them better understand it all, our statewide and national associations offer training and education to help directors easily wear their “co-op hat.”

EnerStar Electric Cooperative proudly supports 4-H

We strongly support the local county extension offices and the 4-H programs each year.

EnerStar now offering Kohler Whole House Generators

EnerStar Electric Cooperative now offers Kohler standby power generators for use during emergencies and damaging weather conditions.

Survey says! Member survey coming soon

Every other year, the Association of Illinois Electric Cooperatives (AIEC) conducts a statewide member survey project on EnerStar’s behalf. Participants are randomly selected by Inside Information who has worked with cooperatives across the country.

Lineman Chad Cornwell honored as Father of the Year

Chad and his wife and 5 childrenEarly last month, Enerstar employees, family, and friends of the Chad Cornwell family gathered for a celebration of his “Father of the Year” award. The celebration was held at Enerstar and consisted of a delicious breakfast from Mill Creek Restaurant in Clarksville, and recognition from EnerStar CEO Mike Clark.

Youth to Washington tour – more than just a trip

By Bethanny Lawson, Youth Tour participant

 Bethanny Lawson and Chase Mayne in formal attireOne may not expect a weeklong trip to our nation’s capital to be a spiritual journey, but mine certainly was.

Local students represent EnerStar Electric during the nationwide Youth to Washington Tour

Two local students were selected from a diverse group of applicants to represent EnerStar Electric Cooperative. They were sent on an all-expense paid trip to Washington, D.C. from June 8-15 as part of the annual Youth Tour.

Pounding the pavement at Co-op Lobby Day in Springfield

Co-op Lobby DayEvery year, the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association welcomes co-op grassroot advocates to Washington, D.C. for the Legislative Conference.

EnerStar welcomes two interns

Shelby Hollis is employed as a communication intern. She is currently a senior at Indiana State University studying communication with a focus in public relations. She will be with us for the summer working on building our new website, community engagement and assisting with the management of social media. 


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