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Product Picks — November

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Posted on Oct 25, 2018 in Product Picks

With the holidays approaching, most of us log extra kitchen time. Family dinners, special gatherings, a bounty of baking — every day’s a food festival. Here are a few tools that may make your holidays a little brighter.   by JAYNE CANNON Smoother Operator Call it culinary disaster aid.The KitchenAid 2-Speed Hand Blender comes to the rescue when sauces and soups need smoothing and gravies need de-lumping. It’s… Continue reading.

Serving our members

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Posted on Oct 25, 2018 in Harrison REMC

As the holidays quickly approach and we begin to plan holiday and family activities, we would like to take the time to express our gratitude to all for your membership in your electric cooperative. We think it is important to share co-op events and developments with you. While our priority is always to provide safe,… Continue reading.

Pictures with Santa

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Posted on Oct 25, 2018 in Harrison REMC

Harrison REMC is offering an opportunity for children to visit with Santa on Wednesday, Dec. 12, from 3:30–6:30 p.m. A photographer will be on hand to capture each child’s time with Santa. A photo of each child will be available at no charge, and parents can also bring a camera to take their own photo…. Continue reading.

Preparing for director elections

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Posted on Oct 25, 2018 in Harrison REMC

Being an electric cooperative member offers a unique opportunity to be a part of the decision-making process in the business. Because Harrison REMC is a cooperative, it is owned by its members. That means members are responsible for electing other members to take the leadership positions on the board of directors to help shape business… Continue reading.

REMC Electric Assistance Program

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Posted on Oct 25, 2018 in Harrison REMC

The Electric Assistance Program is designed to help REMC members who are 150 percent below the poverty level pay their electric bills in time of need. You can help by sending a donation of any amount to the program. Each member donation will be matched by equal funds from Harrison REMC.* All contributions made to… Continue reading.

Help us help others

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Posted on Oct 25, 2018 in Harrison REMC

In the month of November, Harrison REMC will collect food items for distribution to various community agencies. Members can bring in five items to receive an energy efficiency kit, up to one kit per membership, while supplies last. Please adhere to the following items: boxed cereal canned soups canned fruit peanut butter jelly toilet paper… Continue reading.

Wholesale Power Cost Adjustment

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Posted on Oct 25, 2018 in Harrison REMC

Harrison REMC will make a Wholesale Power Cost Adjustment to its retail rates as a result of changes in Hoosier Energy Inc.’s wholesale power costs to its member Rural Electric Membership Corporations (REMCs). This action will result in an expected increase to member bills of $0.001204 per kWh ($1.20 per 1,000 kWh). This change will… Continue reading.

Leave the driving to us!

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Posted on Oct 25, 2018 in Harrison REMC

opry mills mall: Dec. 7 Leave at 7:30 a.m. and return at 8:30 p.m. ● Cost: $45 Here we go again! We’ re headed down to one of our favorite places in Nashville, Tennessee! Be ready to shop ’til you drop! Comfortable shoes also a must on this trip. A minimum of 30 people is… Continue reading.

Apply for Youth Programs

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Posted on Oct 25, 2018 in Harrison REMC

Page Day: Jan. 23 Spend a day in the Indiana Senate with students from REMCs around the state. See the Senate in action, observe policy debates, assist legislators during session, and tour the governor’s office and Statehouse. REQUIREMENTS: You must be available on Jan. 23 and have reliable transportation to and from the Indiana Statehouse… Continue reading.

Food fit for a queen (or king)

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Posted on Oct 25, 2018 in Indiana Eats

What started as a saucy zinger in marital arguments between John and Sharon Kurtz became their restaurant’s namesake. For nearly 30 years, Little Sheba’s has been a mainstay in the historic Depot District of Richmond on Indiana’s eastern border. The eatery is a few steps from the World’s Largest Chair and the Indiana Football Hall… Continue reading.

Capital credits coming to our members

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Posted on Oct 24, 2018 in Fulton County REMC

I am happy to announce that Fulton Country REMC will be conducting another general retirement of capital credits this year. At the Sept. 27 board meeting, the directors of your cooperative unanimously approved the retiring of cooperative capital credits for 1968 through 1976 and the generation and transmission (Wabash Valley) capital credits from 2017. A… Continue reading.

Space heater season

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Posted on Oct 24, 2018 in Fulton County REMC

As Mother Nature begin to take the edge off the hot summer weather, you may find your house cooling off. It’s still too warm to fire up the furnace, but evening temperatures call for a bit of heat here and there. It’s space heater season. If you’re buying space heaters this fall, consider some guidelines… Continue reading.