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Scholarships awarded

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Posted on Jun 25, 2018 in Noble REMC

Noble 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 a member of Noble REMC to qualify. Candidates were judged based on grade point average, a short autobiography and letters of recommendation,… Continue reading.

Making your pennies count

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Posted on Jun 25, 2018 in Noble REMC

Through the generosity of more than 80 percent of Noble REMC members, the cooperative was able to disburse more than $18,000 in grants in the latest cycle of the Operation Round Up program. Participating members graciously allow their electric bills to be rounded to the nearest dollar, and these pennies per month are placed in… Continue reading.

Annual Meeting Snapshots

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Posted on Jun 25, 2018 in Noble REMC

Annual Meeting Recap On June 2, Noble REMC members elected two new directors to lead our cooperative — George Bennett in District 6 and Mark Demske in District 7 — during the Noble REMC Annual Meeting and Picnic. Members also voted to re-elect Andrew Strack, who ran unopposed, to represent District 3. Bennett and Demske… Continue reading.

Distracted driving

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Posted on Jun 25, 2018 in Marshall County REMC

Would you drive on a highway blindfolded? Of course not. However, if you text while driving 55 mph on a highway, you are essentially doing just that. Five seconds is the average time your eyes are off the road while texting. When traveling at 55 mph, that’s like driving the length of a football field… Continue reading.

Danger in the sky

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Posted on Jun 25, 2018 in Marshall County REMC

When should activities be stopped during storms? If you see lightning. The ability to see lightning varies depending on the time of day, weather conditions, and obstructions such as trees, mountains, etc. In clear air, and especially at night, lightning can be seen from storms more than 10 miles away if obstructions do not limit… Continue reading.

Proudly sponsoring Honor Flight

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Posted on Jun 25, 2018 in Marshall County REMC

This photo honors the veterans who participated in Honor Flight #28 to Washington, D.C., in May. For more information on the Honor Flight program, upcoming trip schedules, veteran applications and guidelines, or to donate, please visit www.hfnei.org.  

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.