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Beware of Phone Scam

One of our members received a call today from a man who claimed the member would be disconnected in 45 minutes unless they provided an immediate minimum payment by credit card for an overdue balance. We have heard of similar calls being made to other utility customers across the country and we reported the scam on our website earlier this year after a member was contacted.

    Fortunately, this member today did the right thing by hanging up and calling our office. We will never call demanding immediate payment by phone.

Voluntary Efforts Aid Menard County Fairgrounds

Commitment to Community

Youth to Washington Tour

June 27, 2014

Scholarship Awarded

June 19, 2014

Outage update/conserve energy notice for some members

June 18, 2014


Members in the Riverton, Dawson, Buffalo and Mechanicsburg areas may have experienced outages earlier this week caused by a problem we are having with an underground line at our Barclay substation.

Annual Meeting Held

June 9, 2014

Members of Menard Electric Cooperative Attend 77th Annual Meeting

   More than 340 members and their families participated in Menard Electric Cooperative’s 77th Annual Meeting on June 7. Activities included a performance by gospel group High Road III, a pork chop dinner, kids activities and more.

Capital Credits Refund FAQ

June 3, 2014

The Board of Directors  approved a capital credit refund of $300,000 for margins acquired in 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990 and a portion of 1991.

Were you a member of Menard Electric in those years? If so you may have received a credit on your June bill or a check in the mail.


"What are capital credits?"

Enroll in Budget Billing Now

May 16, 2014

Now's the time to sign up for Budget Billing

            Some of our members don’t like surprises. They like to know exactly how much they will owe on their electric bill each month to help them budget. For those members we’ve designed a budget billing program.

Safety Tips for Electrical Safety Month

May 1, 2014

May is National Electrical Safety Month

Many homes and their electrical systems were built before most modern-day home electronics and appliances were even invented.


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