No petitions were received for a member to run as a director against the current incumbents in the election. Directors Roberts and Lindsey will be officially seated at the annual meeting to represent Districts 1 and 5 because no petitions were filed for those districts. Eugene Roberts District 1, incumbent director Director Eugene Roberts represents… Continue reading.
To protect emergency and highway personnel, Indiana law requires motorists to approach cautiously when an emergency vehicle is stopped on two- or four-lane roadways with emergency lights flashing. Change lanes away from the emergency vehicle if you can do so safely. If not, reduce your speed 10 mph under the posted speed limit and proceed… Continue reading.
This month, I’d like to take a moment to reflect on the importance of safety. May is Electrical Safety Month. We all depend on electricity to power our lives, but accidents can happen when electricity is improperly used. Our responsibility to you Southern Indiana Power’s concern for safety extends beyond our employees. We care deeply… Continue reading.
In an effort to keep you informed of your cooperative’s operations and activities, the following are highlights of the Feb. 22 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. 22 board meeting minutes… Continue reading.
Stop by the Harrison REMC office on Old Forest Road, Corydon, to purchase your tickets today, or call 812-738-4115 or 812-951-2323 for more information. Holiday World Adult: $45 (REMC price), $49.99 (gate price) Child (under 54″ tall) and senior (age 60+): $36 (REMC price), $39.99 (gate price) Louisville Zoo Adult: $15 (REMC price), $16.25 (gate price) Child… Continue reading.
Lighting accounts for up to 10 percent of your home’s cost for electricity. The two most common forms of energy efficiency lighting are compact fluorescent bulbs (CFLs) and light-emitting diodes (LEDs). Here are some distinctions between the two bulbs. CFLs CFLs use 75 percent less energy than incandescent light bulbs. CFLs last eight to… Continue reading.
A flash of bright light followed by a boom that can shake the walls of your home is a clear sign of severe weather. Lightning strikes can lead to fluctuations of energy to your home. That is why you should protect your electronic devices from power surges using proper safety equipment. A simple way to suppress… Continue reading.
If you’re in the market to buy or build a home, or you’re ready to remodel your current home, attend one of the REMC’s FREE Touchstone Energy® Home seminars. You’ll learn great ways to save money through energy-efficient construction techniques. Seminars are 7-9:30 p.m. at Harrison REMC, 1165 Old Forest Road, Corydon. High Performance Home,… Continue reading.
If you didn’t attend this year’s Kankakee Valley REMC annual meeting on April 11 at the Porter County Expo Center, you missed a great celebration. The cooperative welcomed 597 members to the event. Each member received a $10 bill credit as a welcome gift and were treated to a buffet-style dinner. Additional highlights included musical… Continue reading.
Kankakee Valley REMC Operation Round Up awarded six local high school seniors with scholarships totaling $4,000. To be considered for the scholarship, students had to fill out an application identifying their involvement in both school and extracurricular activities, awards received and jobs held. Applicants were also asked to write an essay from the point of… Continue reading.
In honor of Arbor Day last month, Kankakee Valley REMC took to local fourth grade classrooms with a mission of handing out trees and educating students on proper tree planting and safety when digging. Planting trees is a simple, inexpensive and easy way to improve the community. “Planting trees in the local communities is so… Continue reading.
Kankakee Valley REMC is excited to announce its Touchstone Energy Camp and Indiana Youth Tour to Washington, D.C., participants. Students were selected from applications sent to the cooperative for the individual programs. In addition to the applications, students had to submit an essay on a topic relating to each experience. These all–expense–paid opportunities are sponsored… Continue reading.