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Posted on Feb 22, 2018 in Southern Indiana Power

Energy assistance program deadline If you participate in the energy assistance program (EAP), don’t forget the moratorium on disconnection for nonpayment ends March 15. Accounts assisted by EAP must be brought up to date before then or they may be disconnected the following day. If you have questions about your account, please call the office… Continue reading.

January board meeting summary

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Posted on Feb 22, 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 Jan. 24 board meeting. 1. All directors were present along with CEO Steve Seibert and administrative assistant Lisa Hinton. Also present were President/CEO Steve Smith and Vice President of Power Supply Dave Sandefur, both of Hoosier… Continue reading.

Leave the pole alone!

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Posted on Feb 22, 2018 in Orange County REMC

What do yard sale signs, basketball hoops, deer stands, satellite dishes and birdhouses have in common? They’re often found illegally attached to utility poles. But this isn’t only a crime of inconvenience. Safety issues caused by unapproved pole attachments place the lives of lineworkers and the public in peril. It may seem innocent, but a… Continue reading.

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Posted on Feb 22, 2018 in Orange County REMC

National Lineman Appreciation Day is April 18 Tell our linemen why you love them! Orange County REMC is hosting a card party for our linemen. Write a note of appreciation and mail it to Orange County REMC, ATTN: Love Our Linemen, P.O. Box 208, Orleans, IN 47452. You can also stop by our office and… Continue reading.

Environmentally beneficial electrification

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Posted on Feb 22, 2018 in Orange County REMC

If you are like many Americans, when given the choice, you would prefer your energy come from renewable sources such as solar or wind power rather than fossil fuels. As electric utilities shift to more options that include renewable energy sources and make existing generation technologies cleaner, electricity uses less fossil fuel per kilowatt-hour of… Continue reading.

Unclaimed Capital Credits List

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Posted on Feb 22, 2018 in Orange County REMC

We want to give a few of our members some money! The following is a list of people who were Orange County REMC members in 1959 and have unclaimed credits. We do not have current contact or mailing information for these members. Last month, we made an error and did not publish members whose last… Continue reading.

Learning the cooperative principles

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Posted on Feb 22, 2018 in Orange County REMC

One of my favorite bumper stickers says, “If you can read this, thank a teacher.” The importance of education was drilled into me by my parents and teachers from my earliest memories. It is no accident that we educate children from a very early age, while our young minds are still dry sponges, ready to… Continue reading.

Supporting our local community

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Posted on Feb 22, 2018 in Marshall County REMC

The Operation Round Up board awarded $5,500 to three organizations. The following organizations received funding. Girl Scouts of Northern Indiana-Michiana received funding to help provide financial assistance to Marshall County girls in grades K-12 so they can experience the Girl Scout Leadership Experience (GSLE). GSLE provides girl-led, girl-centered programs and activities that expand girls’ leadership… Continue reading.

Local veteran takes the trip of a lifetime

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Posted on Feb 22, 2018 in Marshall County REMC

Marshall County REMC member and World War ll veteran William Elliott had the opportunity to visit fellow veterans on an all-expenses-paid trip of a lifetime to Washington, D.C. Marshall County REMC is a proud supporter of the Honor Flight Network, a non-profit organization created solely to honor America’s veterans for all their sacrifices. Electric cooperatives… Continue reading.