2018 Holiday Drive

2018 Holiday Drive

Prairie State’s 11th annual holiday drive was a success! This year, employees from the mine, power plant, and corporate office donated clothing and toys to over 141 children in Bond, Clinton, Madison, Randolph, St. Clair, and Washington counties. We truly appreciate our employees’ motivation to provide aid for local nonprofit organizations. Read more about our annual holiday drive at https… More
Prairie State Hosts Summer Blood Drive

Prairie State Hosts Summer Blood Drive

On June 18th, Prairie State hosted the first summer blood drive at the mine, with an additional drive held at the power plant on June 26th.  These life-saving events help employees give back to our community.  Over 25% of Prairie State employees regularly donate blood; this is three times greater than the national percentage of eligible Americans who donate. Thanks to all who volunteered or d… More
Prairie State Volunteers Teach Junior Achievement

Prairie State Volunteers Teach Junior Achievement

Prairie State is committed to giving back to our community. One of our most successful programs has been our partnership with Junior Achievement to educate young people about work readiness, entrepreneurship, and personal finance with engaging, interactive programs. We bring this curriculum to area schools each year to help inspire and prepare our young people to take leadership roles in the gl… More
Prairie State Engineers Participate in Local High School Panel

Prairie State Engineers Participate in Local High School Panel

Prairie State engineers Christian Lee, Tom Buhr, Kunal Singh, and Bryan Polczynski recently participated in an Engineers’ Panel at Mascoutah High School. They joined other local engineers to speak with students about their backgrounds, education, and what their typical day is like at work. Students interested in a future career as an engineer attended the panel and also had the opportun… More