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Life-saving lessons

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Posted on Jun 26, 2017 in Safety

Building independence is a key part of every child’s development. Since parents won’t always be there to tell their children what’s safe and what’s not, helping them learn how to make safe decisions for themselves, especially when it comes to electrical safety, is vital. Summertime — before the kids go back to school — is… Continue reading.

Figuring your bill

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Posted on Jun 22, 2017 in Kankakee Valley REMC

If you would like to figure your electric bill (to compare to the one Kankakee Valley REMC sends you), here’s how: Track the kilowatt-hours you used on your meter for the month (or use the amount shown on your bill — they should be about the same). Multiply your kWh by the energy charges rate… Continue reading.

New one in the sun

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Posted on Jun 21, 2017 in A Co-op Perspective, Kankakee Valley REMC, Marshall County REMC, Miami-Cass REMC, Steuben County REMC, Wabash Valley Power

A dawning sun soon will be the newest way to energize more of the Midwest. Wabash Valley Power (WVPA) is installing three solar arrays, which are a series of solar panels linked together to create electricity from sunlight, at member co-op locations in Indiana, Illinois and Missouri. The new arrays will join three existing arrays… Continue reading.

Going the extra mile

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Posted on Jun 21, 2017 in A Co-op Perspective, Clark County REMC, Harrison REMC, Local Co-op News, Orange County REMC, Southern Indiana Power

Electric cooperatives are the foundation of the rural electric network. Miles of distribution lines link member-consumers to low-cost, cooperative power. Unlike traditional utilities that serve dense population centers, rural electric cooperatives serve fewer members per mile of line, which could potentially increase the cost of service per member consumer. Despite that disparity, your REMC provides… Continue reading.

Employee update

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Posted on Jun 21, 2017 in Harrison REMC

New hire Harrison REMC employees and directors would like to welcome Jenny Carnley to the REMC team!  She started May 22 as a member service representative. Carnley and her family live in Corydon. Retirement Member Service Representative Debbie Koenig retired on June 30 after 24 years at Harrison REMC. While working at the front counter,… Continue reading.

Capital credits

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Posted on Jun 21, 2017 in Harrison REMC

The board of directors of Harrison REMC has approved paying capital credits in 2017 in the amount of $1 million for patronage allocated in the remainder of 1979, all of 1980 and a portion of 1981. The board is excited to return your investment in your electric cooperative with this capital credit retirement. As a… Continue reading.

Attend a free seminar about home efficiency

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Posted on Jun 21, 2017 in Harrison REMC

If you’re in the market to buy or build a home, or you’re ready to remodel your current home, attend one of the REMC’s FREE Touchstone Energy® Home seminars. You’ll learn great ways to save money through energy-efficient construction techniques. Seminars are 7-9:30 p.m. at Harrison REMC, 1165 Old Forest Road, Corydon. High Performance Home,… Continue reading.

Discount theme park tickets available from Harrison REMC

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Posted on Jun 21, 2017 in Harrison REMC

Stop by the Harrison REMC office on Old Forest Road, Corydon, to purchase your tickets today, or call 812-738-4115 or 812-951-2323 for more information. Holiday World Adult: $45 (REMC price), $49.99 (gate price) Child (under 54″ tall) and senior (age 60+): $36 (REMC price), $39.99 (gate price) Louisville Zoo Adult: $15 (REMC price), $16.25 (gate price) Child… Continue reading.

From farm to meals

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Posted on May 31, 2017 in Miami-Cass REMC

What started as just an idea a couple of years ago, has become reality for several students at Maconaquah Middle School. In January 2016, Miami-Cass REMC donated $5,000 through its Operation Round Up program to the school’s Farm to School cattle program. The project was being driven by 17 middle school students led by then… Continue reading.

A solid investment in your co-op

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Posted on May 31, 2017 in Miami-Cass REMC

Most consumers would not equate active involvement with their electric company with helping their community. But Miami-Cass REMC is not an ordinary utility. We’re a co-op, and our business model is meant to serve the members and the community in which it operates —not to make a hefty profit for investors five states away. Miami-Cass… Continue reading.

Your board of directors at work

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Posted on May 31, 2017 in Miami-Cass REMC

Counted six board members present. Miami-Cass REMC attorney Jeremy Fetty attended via teleconferencing. WVPA board report was given by Rob Schwartz. Monthly legal report was given by Fetty. Schwartz presented the monthly CEO report. Minutes from the previous board meeting were approved. March monthly operating, member services and safety reports were reviewed and approved. Financial… Continue reading.

2017 scholarship applications due July 15

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Posted on May 31, 2017 in Miami-Cass REMC

Miami-Cass REMC is pleased to support our community by offering scholarships to local students. Any member who meets a few simple qualifications, completes a simple entry form (available at mcremc.coop/content/scholarship) and submits it to the REMC by July 15  will be eligble to win. Winners will be announced during our annual meeting, and recipient or… Continue reading.