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Safety training

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Posted on Jun 25, 2018 in Marshall County REMC

Each month, Marshall County REMC linemen attend various safety training sessions in conjunction with Indiana Electric Cooperatives. This includes the pole top rescue pictured here. Pole top rescue training is designated to retain a lineman’s ability to properly rescue an injured and/or stranded lineman. As part of the annual training session, each lineman must climb… Continue reading.

Giving back

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Posted on Jun 25, 2018 in LaGrange County REMC

Six local organizations recently felt the large impact of spare change thanks to our members. Through LaGrange County REMC’s Operation Round Up program, members can choose to round up their bill to the highest dollar each month. These pennies on the dollar are then given back to the community through grant funding, which has totaled… Continue reading.

Future planning

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Posted on Jun 25, 2018 in LaGrange County REMC

Just as Rome wasn’t built in a day, planning for the LaGrange County REMC Annual Meeting begins months in advance. Important work takes time, and, in our case, that means weeks spent coordinating vendors, local organizations and employees to provide an event that both celebrates you, our members, and gives you the opportunity to vote… Continue reading.

Habitat fundraiser set for Aug. 3

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Posted on Jun 25, 2018 in LaGrange County REMC

This year’s LaGrange County Habitat for Humanity auction will take place Friday, Aug. 3, at the Shipshewana Auction Barn. Participants can bid in the annual auction or dine in the haystack dinner tent. It’s all for a great cause: to continue the tradition of working alongside families who are building their own futures. Currently, that… Continue reading.

Higher education

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Posted on Jun 25, 2018 in LaGrange County REMC

LaGrange County REMC is proud to announce the recipients of our 2018 scholarships. We awarded three $1,000 scholarships to help students in our community further their education. The recipients’ parents or guardians must be members of LaGrange County REMC to qualify. Candidates were judged on grade point average, a short autobiography and letters of recommendation,… Continue reading.

Employee spotlight

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Posted on Jun 22, 2018 in LaGrange County REMC

Tracy Hawk recently joined the LaGrange County REMC team as its newest customer service representative. A Topeka resident, Hawk previously worked as the office manager at Burnworth Zollars Auto Group in Ligonier. She grew up in the Cromwell/Ligonier area and graduated from West Noble High School. She and her husband, Kevin, have four children and… Continue reading.

Annual Meeting Snapshots

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Posted on Jun 22, 2018 in LaGrange County REMC

Members enjoy day dedicated to them Around 1,300 LaGrange County REMC members and their families came together on June 9 to elect two directors to the cooperative board, as well as spend the day eating, learning and laughing together. Registered members re-elected incumbent director Jeff Hampshire to represent District 3 and elected Clifford Hibbs to… Continue reading.

What causes power outages?

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Posted on Jun 22, 2018 in Harrison REMC

We work hard year-round to deliver reliable service, but outages can occur. When they do, our entire focus is on safely and quickly restoring service based on a detailed and well-practiced action plan. Believe it or not, there are many reasons you could be out of power, aside from bad weather. Below are a few… Continue reading.

Leave the driving to us!

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Posted on Jun 22, 2018 in Harrison REMC

Check out these Harrison REMC bus trips Indiana State fair: Aug. 8 Leave at 7 a.m. and return at 7 p.m. ● Cost: $42 The BIGGEST and BEST in agriculture and entertainment returns Aug. 8. You don’t want to miss one of the greatest days of summer! Admission to the fair is included in the… Continue reading.

Be safe outside

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Posted on Jun 22, 2018 in Harrison REMC

Temperatures are on the rise, and it’s a great time for kids to get outside and put playground equipment to use. It’s easy for the electrical equipment that we see every day to fade into the background. Take time to explain to your kids how to be safe around electricity before they head outdoors. Share… Continue reading.

Patriotism in action

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Posted on Jun 22, 2018 in Fulton County REMC

Perhaps no other day of the year evokes such a sense of patriotism than Independence Day. With flags rippling in the wind; red, white and blue bunting adorning porches, store fronts; local parades; and marching bands on display, it’s easy to feel a swell of pride for our country. Arguably, another, perhaps deeper form of… Continue reading.