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Co-op Solar brightens members’ home

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Posted on Nov 29, 2018 in LaGrange County REMC

Kathy Brittenham smiles as she explains why she and her husband wanted to become part of LaGrange County REMC’s Co-op Solar program. “It’s time to put my money where my mouth is, so to speak,” Britthenham said with a laugh. A former environmental science teacher at Prairie Heights Middle School, she said even though she… Continue reading.

Service recognized

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Posted on Nov 29, 2018 in LaGrange County REMC

Operations Manager Terry Helmer can still recall his beginning days with LaGrange County REMC. He made $3 an hour as one of 10 employees at the cooperative, learned his job as a lineman through a correspondence-like program and served about 3,000 members. Helmer celebrated 45 years at the cooperative this year, and was recognized in… Continue reading.

Making a difference in our communities

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Posted on Nov 29, 2018 in LaGrange County REMC

Concern for the community is one of the strongest principles of LaGrange County REMC and its members. This is tangibly seen through Operation Round Up, which distributes grants to local nonprofit organizations from donations collected through participating members each month. This quarter, that generosity amounted to more than $9,500 in contributions to local food banks,… Continue reading.

Become involved in your cooperative

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Posted on Nov 29, 2018 in Decatur County REMC

The Decatur County REMC nominating committee is seeking qualified members to run for directorship in Districts 1 and 2. Interested members may request a petition at the REMC office or speak with your nominating committee member for more information. Current nominating committee representatives are: District 1 — Frank Narwold District 2 — Randy Ostendorf District… Continue reading.

Pole program eliminated

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Posted on Nov 29, 2018 in Decatur County REMC

Effective Jan. 1, Decatur County REMC will no longer sell used poles to members due to safety concerns for members and employees. If you have further questions, please call our office at 812-663-3391. Thank you for your cooperation.

Rate change explained

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Posted on Nov 29, 2018 in Decatur County REMC

Last month, Decatur County REMC announced that, upon completion of a cost of service study, an overall rate increase will be implemented in April. Below are details that explain more about the upcoming rate change. How much is the rate increase? when does it go into effect? DCREMC is implementing an overall increase of 1.28… Continue reading.

Capital credit update

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Posted on Nov 29, 2018 in Decatur County REMC

For 80 years Decatur County REMC has been providing members with safe, reliable electric service. As a benefit of membership, you earn money back based on the amount of electricity you purchase from us annually. We call this money capital credits. Capital credits are allocated to account holders for a specific year. Disbursement of earned… Continue reading.

Employee Spotlight: Jerrod Devers

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Posted on Nov 29, 2018 in Decatur County REMC

Jerrod Devers is the resident IT guru at Decatur County REMC. He’s the guy that keeps the place running! Devers joined Decatur County REMC in 2016 and serves as network administrator, managing all technology infrastructure at DCREMC. Devers is a graduate of Greensburg Community High School. He continued his education at Purdue University where he… Continue reading.

Unclaimed Credits list

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Posted on Nov 29, 2018 in Decatur County REMC

Please check the following unclaimed capital credit list or visit our website at dcremc.com to see if we owe you money. To claim a refund, fill out the claim form on page 30 and return it to our office. Additional documents may be required. Any unclaimed amounts will be turned over to the corporation after… Continue reading.