2019 Holiday Drive

2019 Holiday Drive

Prairie State’s 12th annual holiday drive was a success! This year, employees from across campus donated gifts of clothing and toys to support 255 children in need throughout Bond, Clinton, Marion, Randolph, St. Clair, and Washington counties. We give thanks for the selfless efforts of all those who participated in this year’s holiday drive. More

Prairie State Helps Bring New Technology to Local School

Prairie State is committed to giving back to our community. Our company’s modest charitable contributions program focuses on aiding local youth organizations, promoting economic development and enhancing environmental stewardship. One of our sponsored organizations hits a little closer to home for us. Located in Marissa, School District #40 provides K-12 education for over 550 students. Many … More
Prairie State Employees Teach Junior Achievement

Prairie State Employees Teach Junior Achievement

The Junior Achievement (JA) program partners businesses with local schools to educate students on entrepreneurship, work readiness, and personal finance. Each year, Prairie State brings this interactive program to students in kindergarten through sixth grade at Okawville Grade School.   Last week, Prairie State volunteers brought JA in a Day to students at Okawville Grade School for the n… More
2019 Earth Day Celebration

2019 Earth Day Celebration

Yesterday, in honor of Earth Day, Prairie State employees volunteered to plant milkweed and other wildflowers at various locations across campus. Milkweed is the only plant that Monarch butterfly larvae will eat; therefore, it is vital to the survival of these butterflies. We thank our volunteers for their efforts to restore the Monarch butterfly population and ensure the species’ future sust… More
2019 PSGC Lobby Day

2019 PSGC Lobby Day

On Tuesday, April 9, Prairie State held its first lobby day in Springfield, Illinois! Prairie State employees, representatives from our Illinois member communities, and representatives from our local labor unions joined together in our state capitol to speak with senators and representatives about how potential changes in Illinois energy policy would affect Prairie State. This lobby day gave us… More