Julie Strohmeier, Author at Electric Consumer - Page 3 of 48

Posts by: Julie Strohmeier

More Stories

Operation Round Up grants $5,245

By
Posted on May 30, 2018 in Kankakee Valley REMC

The 2018 year has started with over $5,000 being given away to local non-profits through the Operation Round Up Trust organization. Here’s how your contributions are making a difference. Pulaski County Historical Society received a $750 grant to assist with building renovations at the new museum location and to purchase proper archival supplies to help… Continue reading.

Pack-a-Backpack is back!

By
Posted on May 30, 2018 in Kankakee Valley REMC

Kankakee Valley REMC’s fifth annual “Pack-a-Backpack” drive is going on now until July 27.  As part of KV REMC’s focus on community, we can’t overlook the opportunity to help student’s whose families might be struggling with the start-of-the-year school supply purchases. Last year we gave over 150 backpacks away to area elementary and middle schools…. Continue reading.

Safety above all else

By
Posted on May 30, 2018 in Harrison REMC

“Safety” is a universal word that is mentioned often and used loosely. Communities large and small, as well as companies across all industries, are committed to safety. Sports leagues at every level take safety seriously. Unfortunately, when it really counts, steps to keep the public, workers, athletes and loved ones safe are often ignored in… Continue reading.

Update your info with the REMC

By
Posted on May 30, 2018 in Harrison REMC

Periodically, Harrison REMC needs to reach members to provide up-to-date information on cooperative-related situations.  However, there are numerous accounts with outdated information.  Why should you ensure your preferred phone number(s) and/or email(s) are on file at the cooperative? Save time reporting outages. Our automated system can instantly match your phone number with your account location…. Continue reading.

2018 scholarship winners

By
Posted on May 30, 2018 in Harrison REMC

Each year, Harrison REMC awards several $1,000 scholarships to local students who choose to attend a local university or college in the area to continue their education. These scholarships are awarded each spring to graduating seniors who live with a parent or guardian who is an REMC member. Awards are based on academic achievement. The… Continue reading.

Generating power from the wind

By
Posted on May 30, 2018 in A Co-op Perspective, Clark County REMC, Decatur County REMC, Harrison REMC, Orange County REMC, Southern Indiana Power

Hoosier Energy purchases energy generated from the wind at farms in Indiana, Iowa and Illinois.  The turbine generators capture the kinetic energy of the wind and convert it into electricity. Output from these wind farms is enough to power 21,000 homes.  For more information about Hoosier Energy’s generation sources, log onto hoosierenergy.com/about/energy-strategy. Your energy producer is a… Continue reading.

Commitment to community

By
Posted on May 29, 2018 in Marshall County REMC

The Community Foundation received $5,000 to assist with flood relief in Marshall County. The Community Foundation is working to raise $200,000 to help flood victims of Marshall County. Two homes were destroyed, and 140 were heavily damaged — many without flood insurance. United Way is urging the community to support these families in need. Donations… Continue reading.

Keep cool and save!

By
Posted on May 29, 2018 in A Co-op Perspective, Boone REMC, Fulton County REMC, Kankakee Valley REMC, Marshall County REMC, Miami-Cass REMC, Steuben County REMC

The summer sun quickly drives up outdoor temperatures — and energy bills with it! Rather than perpetually running your air conditioner, some strategic planning can save you energy, leading to lower electric use. Steps you can take to reduce your energy costs are to:  Open the windows on cool summer evenings and nights. A cool… Continue reading.

Appliance reliance

By
Posted on May 29, 2018 in Boone REMC, Marshall County REMC

Where would you be without those time- and labor-saving appliances in your kitchen and laundry room? You’d probably be right there in the kitchen and laundry room a lot longer than you are now, tackling chores the hard way like folks did before electricity. And that’s certainly not practical, considering today’s hectic lifestyles! Those appliances… Continue reading.

Area students headed to unique camp

By
Posted on May 29, 2018 in Clark County REMC

Every year, soon-to-be seventh graders from all around Indiana energize their summer at Touchstone Energy Camp. Clark County REMC is proud to send these students to Camp Tecumseh YMCA Outdoor Center on June 6-9 for this educational opportunity.  The students will have a fantastic start to their summer activities and will learn about basic electricity,… Continue reading.