Mine Rescue Team

Mine Rescue Team

Pictured above, left to right: Mike Alms, Dan Meier, Loretta Fondaw, Raul Guillermo, Jacob Montgomery, Travis Schaeffer, Marcus Tso, Dan Wiedwilt, Mark Baue, and Paul Dunk. The mine rescue team plays an important role in disaster preparedness at Prairie State’s Lively Grove Mine. According to Mark Baue, “The main goal of this team is to act quickly and safely, protecting our people and asse… More
6th Annual PSGC Golf Outing

6th Annual PSGC Golf Outing

In June, Prairie State hosted its 6th Annual Employee Golf Outing and Scholarship Fundraiser at the Roland Barkau Memorial Golf Course. Employees enjoyed an afternoon of golf, and raised $7,000 for Prairie State’s Scholarship Program. Congratulations to all of our winners, and thanks to all who made this year’s golf outing a success! 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 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
Prairie State Named Premier Blood Partner

Prairie State Named Premier Blood Partner

Prairie State is pleased to share that our first blood drive of the year resulted in 68 units donated. The generosity of all employee volunteers has resulted in Prairie State being named a Premier Blood Partner by the American Red Cross. The Premier Blood Partners program is designed exclusively for top blood drive partners, and it is meant to recognize the tireless efforts contributed to the c… More