The meeting was called to order by Robert Broeker, chairman of the board of directors. The minutes were recorded by Jon Rettinger, secretary of the board of directors. William Fortin and David Fortin — representing the Stevens, Travis and Fortin law firm — served as parliamentarians. Broeker welcomed the members and requested them to stand… Continue reading.
Marshall County REMC is a member-owned electric cooperative headquartered in Plymouth, Indiana. As a cooperative, Marshall County REMC follows seven core principles that are universal to cooperatives worldwide. Among those principles is one stressing education, training and information. Electric Consumer, a monthly magazine published especially for Indiana’s electric cooperative members, is one way the REMC informs and educates its members. Electric Consumer is available not only in a print format, but as an electronic publication for those who prefer getting their information on their electronic devices.
This month, Marshall County REMC would like to take a moment to reflect on the importance of safety. May is Electrical Safety Month, and Marshall County REMC will be sharing safety tips and reminders throughout the month to help raise awareness about the dangers of electricity. We all depend on electricity to power our lives,… Continue reading.
Harry is heading home during a spring storm. It’s a particularly nasty one with high winds and lightning. As he arrives home, he comes across a downed pole and power line lying across his driveway. He’s tired and just wants to get safely to his home. He gets out of his vehicle and goes to… Continue reading.
Millions of Americans’ mid-April angst for the tax filing deadline is quickly replaced by mid-May motivation from the refund that refills their savings accounts. If you are fortunate to receive a tax refund, you may already have plans for this money — the Internal Revenue Service reported that through March 24 this year’s average refund… Continue reading.
When thunderstorms are rolling your way, stay safe with these helpful tips from the American Red Cross: Listen to local news or NOAA Weather Radio for emergency updates. Watch for signs of a storm, like darkening skies, lightning flashes or increasing wind. Postpone outdoor activities if thunderstorms are likely to occur. Many people struck by… Continue reading.
Join us to see an operating geothermal heating and cooling system, featuring a closed loop system, in this newly constructed home.
Thousands of Indiana residents save money by asking their local electric co-op to install a simple switch that reduces energy use when energy demand —and cost — surges. The switch also helps members and everyone else in their community save even more all year long by adjusting energy consumption during specific times. When you add… Continue reading.
Every year, we take the time to thank our extraordinary line workers who dedicate their lives to keeping the lights on in our local communities. Ten lineworkers maintain more than 1,000 miles of line in Marshall County REMC’s service territory, and without them, our world would be dark. We depend on our entire staff to… Continue reading.
Official notice The annual meeting of the members of Marshall County Rural Electric Membership Corporation will be held at the Plymouth Wesleyan Church, 11203 Michigan Road, Plymouth, Indiana. The doors will open at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 4. Two directors will be elected. The candidates selected by the nominating committee are listed here. In… Continue reading.
The annual meeting is your opportunity to vote for the candidates running for the Marshall County REMC board of directors. The REMC is governed by a board of directors who are elected by the members at the annual meeting. The directors are challenged with the responsibility of representing the membership in major decisions that face… Continue reading.
On Jan. 24, the Marshall County REMC Operation Round Up board awarded grants, totaling $7,798, to the following organizations: Bread of Life Community Food Pantry received funding to purchase an air conditioner for the garage space of a new building to allow more food storage between 68 and 74 degrees. Bread of Life provides one… Continue reading.
Do you want to save money and electricity but have limited time, money and patience? According to the Department of Energy, a “typical American family” spends nearly $2,000 per year on its home energy bills. Much of that money, however, is wasted through leaky windows or ducts, old appliances or inefficient heating and cooling systems…. Continue reading.
Marshall County REMC is proud to announce Chris Ennis, journeyman lineman, graduated from the Rural Electric Apprenticeship Program (REAP). REAP is a four-year program for apprentices who wish to become electric linemen. Ennis attended more than 500 hours of classroom instruction and related study, and he completed 8,000 hours of on-the-job training. Several phases of… Continue reading.