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Ground Breaking of New Headquarters

NEWS RELEASE FROM:
Dustin Tripp, President/CEO
SouthEastern Illinois Electric Cooperative, Inc.
P.O. Box 251
Eldorado, IL 62930
Telephone 618-273-2611
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www.seiec.com

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, July 27, 2015

SouthEastern Illinois Electric Cooperative celebrates Groundbreaking for New Facility.

     HARRISBURG - SouthEastern Illinois Electric Cooperative celebrated the groundbreaking for their new headquarter facility on Friday, July 17, 2015.  The site of the new facility is located in Saline County along Route 13 approximately 6 miles west of Harrisburg.  The construction of a new headquarters at this site offers many advantages including being more centrally located in the Cooperative’s service territory for better Member access.

     “This is an exciting day for the Cooperative’s members, Board of Trustees and employees. The new facility will fulfill numerous needs and improvements including more convenient access for electric members served throughout the ten county region, more member conveniences including a drive-thru facility, provide for the needed vehicle storage space to allow Cooperative equipment to be stored inside, provide the needed warehouse space for Cooperative equipment, improve security and improve efficiencies.  This is only part of the improvements that will be fulfilled in the new facility” said SEIEC President/CEO Dustin Tripp.

     The construction of this new facility will bring numerous construction job opportunities to the area along with numerous other direct and indirect economic benefits to the surrounding area.

     The facility is scheduled to be completed by July 2016.