College Scholarships Awarded

Mid Century Communications Announces 2017 College Scholarship Winners July 2017 – Mid Century Communications’ commitment to the communities it serves begins with our young people and the scholarship program is just one part of that.  The goal of the scholarship program is to help further higher education opportunities for rural youth.  Since 2007 Mid Century has awarded $44,000 to help…
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Youth to Washington, D.C. Tour

Logan Davies of London Mills and Gunner Spivey of Bishop Hill represented Mid Century Telephone Cooperative in Washington, D.C., during the annual “Youth to Washington” Tour, June 9-16. This event, sponsored by the electric and telephone cooperatives of Illinois since the late 1950s, is an introduction to our democratic form of government and cooperatives for rural youth. The students met…
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Youth Day 2017

Cooperatives participate in Youth Day Sen. Jil Tracy and Rep. Norine Hammond met with students representing Mid Century Telephone Cooperative during the Illinois Electric and Telephone Cooperative’s Youth Day on Wednesday, March 29 in Springfield. More than 240 students from around Illinois had an opportunity to visit the State Capitol, view state government in action and question their legislators on…
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Mid Century Awards 4-$1000 College Scholarships

Mid Century Communications commitment to the communities it serves begins with our young people and the scholarship program is just one part of that.  The goal of the scholarship program is to help further higher education opportunities for rural youth.  Since 2007 Mid Century has awarded $40,000 to help in furthering higher education for local area youth. Mid Century Communications…
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Youth to Washington, DC Tour

Hannah Brewster of Knoxville and Zac Siadek of Hanna City represented Mid Century Telephone Co-operative in Washington, D.C., during the annual “Youth to Washington” Tour, June 10-17. This event, sponsored by the electric and telephone cooperatives of Illinois since the late 1950s, is an introduction to our democratic form of government and cooperatives for rural youth. The students met with…
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Phishing Scam Alert!

It has come to our attention that some individuals are receiving a pop-up message while online requesting a survey to be completed for Mid Century.  Please, do not click on any pop-up message requesting you to complete a survey for Mid Century.  Mid Century is NOT conducting a random online survey.
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Youth Day 2016…What An Experience

The Annual Youth Day event was held April 13th in Springfield. Mid Century had the pleasure of sponsoring 12 students this year from area schools.  Representative Norine Hammond, Representative Don Moffitt, Representative Mike Unes and Senator Chuck Weaver met with students representing Mid Century Communications.  More than 225 students from around Illinois had an opportunity to visit the State Capitol,…
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Phishing Scam Alert:

It has come to our attention that some individuals are receiving a pop-up message while online requesting a survey to be completed for Mid Century.  Please, do not click on any pop-up message requesting you to complete a survey for Mid Century.  Mid Century is NOT conducting a random online survey.
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OPTURA TV News

New Channel Added... Hallmark Movies & Mysteries is now showing on Channel 245 and the Hallmark Channel is now available in HD on Channel 542! FREE HBO/CINEMAX Preview Weekend February 19 - 22.  All you need to do is tune in and enjoy the programming.  Parental discretion advised.
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Youth Programs 2016

Mid Century wants to encourage high school students to learn more about government at the annual Youth Day Event being held April 13, 2016.  We will be sponsoring students from ten area high schools (two students per school) serving our area to represent us in Springfield.  If you are a high school junior and interested in the political process let…
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