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Arbor Day roots

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Posted on May 01, 2018 in Kankakee Valley REMC

Commitment to Community is a cooperative principle that Kankakee Valley REMC puts into practice many times throughout the year. Our most recent community outreach program was the sponsorship of trees for Arbor Day. We visited 10 fourth grade classrooms in schools throughout our service territory with a message of electrical safety when planting trees. Students… Continue reading.

Operation Round Up scholarships awarded to area students

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Posted on May 01, 2018 in Kankakee Valley REMC

Six local high school seniors received Kankakee Valley REMC Operation Round Up scholarships totaling $8,000 at KV REMC’s annual meeting last month.  This year’s $2,000 scholarship recipients were (pictured above): Truman Maxwell, Boone Grove High School; Samantha Williams, Indiana Academy for Science, Mathematics & Humanities. The $1,000 scholarship recipients were: Rylee Briel, Valparaiso High School;… Continue reading.

Youth selected for summer programs

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Posted on May 01, 2018 in Kankakee Valley REMC

Kankakee Valley REMC is excited to announce its participants in this year’s Touchstone Energy Camp and Indiana Youth Tour to Washington, D.C. Students were selected from applications they submitted to the cooperative for each program. In addition to the applications, students were required to complete an essay.  These all-expense-paid opportunities are sponsored by Kankakee Valley… Continue reading.

Trading Post

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Posted on May 01, 2018 in Kankakee Valley REMC

As a service to our members, Kankakee Valley REMC publishes “Trading Post” on its locally-circulated pages of Electric Consumer. Readers may submit two ads per REMC membership, per month. Please see below for more details! FOR SALE: Red 2010 GMC Sierra 4×4, ½ ton 1500 regular cab, long bed pickup. Features, air, cruise, tilt, AM/FM,… Continue reading.

May 2018 Product Recalls

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Posted on Apr 29, 2018 in Product Recalls

Kidde recalls dual sensor smoke alarms Kidde has recalled dual-sensor (photoelectric and ionization) smoke alarms – models PI2010 and PI9010. A yellow cap left on during manufacturing can cover one of the two smoke sensors and compromise the alarm’s ability to detect smoke. The alarms were sold at Menards, The Home Depot, Walmart and other… Continue reading.

March board meeting summary

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Posted on Apr 27, 2018 in Southern Indiana Power

In an effort to keep you informed of your cooperative’s operations and activities, the following are highlights of the Feb. 23 board meeting. All directors were present along with CEO Steve Seibert and administrative assistant Lisa Hinton. Also present were accountant Amy Ramsey and Joe Boesing, CPA with Monroe Shine. The Feb. 23 board meeting… Continue reading.

Your board of director candidates

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Posted on Apr 27, 2018 in Orange County REMC

District 3 (incumbent)  Danny Easterday is the director for District 3. He is a lifelong resident of Orange County and has served as REMC director of District 3 for the past 27 years.  He’s completed the required courses to earn the Credentialed Cooperative Director Certification. Easterday is a graduate of Purdue University with a bachelor’s degree… Continue reading.

Steps to building an energy-efficient home

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Posted on Apr 27, 2018 in Harrison REMC

When considering building a new home, people will hear contractors make statements like, “I build to meet Indiana’s building codes.” While that sounds good, Indiana’s building codes are the minimum standards that all homes must meet in order to comply with the law. Indiana’s building codes do not result in the most comfortable, energy-efficient or… Continue reading.

Leave the driving to us!

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Posted on Apr 27, 2018 in Harrison REMC

Indiana State Museum: May 30 Leave at 7 a.m. and return at 7 p.m. ● Cost: $47 This world-class institution features unique exhibits and hands-on experiences that showcase the stories, events and characters that have helped shape Indiana’s history. Located in White River State Park in downtown Indianapolis, the Indiana State Museum brings the best… Continue reading.

Outdoor chores

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Posted on Apr 27, 2018 in Harrison REMC, Safety

The sun is shining, and we’re finally seeing May flowers blooming. What better way to transition from spring to summer than by spending time outdoors? Those at your electric cooperative remind you electrical hazards are not only present indoors; they can also occur outside.  “It’s easy to forget the dangers we can face outdoors when… Continue reading.