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Earth Day Giveaway and More

Earth Day Giveaway To celebrate Earth Day (April 22), CUB is giving away a smart thermostat! For the entire month of April, you can enter to win a free Nest or Ecobee smart thermostat. We will announce a winner on May 1. Find out more here! Also… CEJA moves forward…...

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Want to win a smart thermostat?

By Anairis Boror, CUB Outreach Assistant As the CUB staffer who helps plan hundreds of money-saving events, I know Illinoisans are hungry for ways to cut their utility bills (especially since the federal government says winter energy costs are up). That’s why today I’m happy to announce CUB’s Winter Giveaway during…...

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CUB Giveaway: Celebrate the solar eclipse!

Monday, Aug. 21 is a big day—the first time in nearly 40 years we’ll experience a total solar eclipse. That’s right, day will become like night—and Illinois is one of the best places in the country to see it! (WARNING: Make sure you have eye protection!) At CUB, we’ll use…...

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We have a winner from our cellphone survey!

Congratulations to Jane from Northbrook, who was selected to get $50 off her cellphone bill after taking our cellphone survey about what parts of cellphone service were most frustrating. Her response when told she had been selected? “My husband and I are members of CUB! We have been so happy…...

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LAST CHANCE to get $50 off your cellphone bill!

If you haven’t gotten a chance to take our survey about cellphone company satisfaction, this is your last opportunity. As a thank you for participating, one person will be randomly selected to get $50 off their cellphone bill!  Act now—what’s the most annoying thing about your cellphone plan?   ...

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Efficiency helps CUB winner cut power bills by $50

It’s been 40 years since Henry Kelso has won anything, which explains why he was shocked to learn he had won The CUB Voice Green Giveaway. The East Galesburg resident was randomly selected from 253 CUB members to win $100 and a solar cell phone charger in the watchdog group’s summer giveaway.…...

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East Galesburg man wins CUB Voice Giveaway

Congratulations to Henry, of East Galesburg, for winning The CUB Voice’s Green Giveaway. Henry’s name was randomly selected out of 253 CUB Voice subscribers who entered the giveaway in our summer edition. He wins $100 plus an energy efficiency gift of his choice: a solar cellphone charger or a water-powered…...

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South suburban mom scores smart thermostat

Saving energy and money have always been top priorities for Anam El-Jabli and her family. But the purchase of a new air conditioner last year made it hard for them to afford other appliances. Then the stay-at-home mom read about CUB’s Smart Thermostat Giveaway in the group’s weekly e-newsletter. “I’m an active follower…...

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90-year-old winner of CUB’s $100 giveaway says ‘Wow!’

By Sagar Dommaraju A 90-year-old CUB member was shocked to hear that her commitment to fighting rate hikes had just won her $100. Marian signed this petition to Illinois leaders in a special CUB Voice that was sent out recently: Please stand with CUB! Fight rate hikes and push for better energy efficiency…...

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Congrats to CUB’s Membership Survey Winner!

Congratulations to Joyce H. of Urbana for winning $100 off of her next power bill—and two efficient LED bulbs— through CUB’s Executive Director’s Mid-year Membership Survey! Joyce’s name was randomly selected from a pool of 1,120 other participants after telling CUB which rate-hike battle mattered most to her. The membership…...

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