If you didn’t make it to this year’s annual meeting, you missed a great celebration. A total of 640 registered members took part in the April 10 meeting. This is the highest registered member attendance since 1979. All members received a lighted outlet cover and a $10 bill credit as a welcome gift. In addition,… Continue reading.
Commitment to Community is a cooperative principle that Kankakee Valley REMC puts into practice many times throughout the year. Our most recent community outreach program was the sponsorship of trees for Arbor Day. We visited 10 fourth grade classrooms in schools throughout our service territory with a message of electrical safety when planting trees. Students… Continue reading.
Six local high school seniors received Kankakee Valley REMC Operation Round Up scholarships totaling $8,000 at KV REMC’s annual meeting last month. This year’s $2,000 scholarship recipients were (pictured above): Truman Maxwell, Boone Grove High School; Samantha Williams, Indiana Academy for Science, Mathematics & Humanities. The $1,000 scholarship recipients were: Rylee Briel, Valparaiso High School;… Continue reading.
Kankakee Valley REMC is excited to announce its participants in this year’s Touchstone Energy Camp and Indiana Youth Tour to Washington, D.C. Students were selected from applications they submitted to the cooperative for each program. In addition to the applications, students were required to complete an essay. These all-expense-paid opportunities are sponsored by Kankakee Valley… Continue reading.
As a service to our members, Kankakee Valley REMC publishes “Trading Post” on its locally-circulated pages of Electric Consumer. Readers may submit two ads per REMC membership, per month. Please see below for more details! FOR SALE: Red 2010 GMC Sierra 4×4, ½ ton 1500 regular cab, long bed pickup. Features, air, cruise, tilt, AM/FM,… Continue reading.
In an effort to keep you informed of your cooperative’s operations and activities, the following are highlights of the Feb. 23 board meeting. All directors were present along with CEO Steve Seibert and administrative assistant Lisa Hinton. Also present were accountant Amy Ramsey and Joe Boesing, CPA with Monroe Shine. The Feb. 23 board meeting… Continue reading.
Southern Indiana Power is sponsoring three students on the Indiana Youth Tour June 7-14. Youth Tour provides young Hoosiers the opportunity to visit the nation’s capital, learn about government, experience American history and gain a better understanding about their electric cooperative and government. Steve Seibert, president/CEO of Southern Indiana Power, said a delegation of 102… Continue reading.
As we saw April come and go, it brought with it the showers that produced our lovely spring flowers. It also heralded the beginning of a potentially stormy season that can inherently include power outages. While Southern Indiana Power strives to provide reliable electric service to our members, there are times when Mother Nature has… Continue reading.
District 3 (incumbent) Danny Easterday is the director for District 3. He is a lifelong resident of Orange County and has served as REMC director of District 3 for the past 27 years. He’s completed the required courses to earn the Credentialed Cooperative Director Certification. Easterday is a graduate of Purdue University with a bachelor’s degree… Continue reading.
Orange County REMC members will be treated to the music of Kirby Stailey at the 2018 annual meeting. Stailey been featured in live performances and interviews on numerous radio and TV stations. He has played at events alongside the president of the United States, the governor of Indiana, Eric Church, and Hawk Nelson to name… Continue reading.
As some members have witnessed firsthand, Orange County REMC has already been busy in 2018. Earlier this year, we began construction of the tie line from the Spring Mill substation to the Chaillaux substation, with activity down Parks Implement Road and Burton Cemetery Road. This is a very large project, with more than four… Continue reading.
When considering building a new home, people will hear contractors make statements like, “I build to meet Indiana’s building codes.” While that sounds good, Indiana’s building codes are the minimum standards that all homes must meet in order to comply with the law. Indiana’s building codes do not result in the most comfortable, energy-efficient or… Continue reading.