Miami-Cass REMC is a member-owned electric cooperative headquartered in Peru, Indiana. As a cooperative, Miami-Cass 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.
Each year as Miami-Cass REMC CEO, I have the privilege of addressing you, our members, at our member appreciation day/annual meeting. Here are just a few highlights from my address to those in attendance. State of your cooperative: Miami-Cass REMC has remained stable and statuesque. We are financially strong with an awesome employee base. We… Continue reading.
Annual Meeting Recap The 78th Member Appreciation Day/Annual Meeting was held July 27 at Peru High School. Total attendance at the meeting was over 700 with 321 registered members representing nearly 6.7 percent of the total voting membership. Members were able to enjoy a BBQ meal provided by Jonesy’s Junction of Akron and entertainment provided… Continue reading.
Counted seven board members present. Miami-Cass REMC attorney Jeremy Fetty also attended. Earl Ridlen from London Witte Group presented audit findings. WVPA board report was given by Jim Savage. Monthly legal report was given by Fetty. Rob Schwartz presented the monthly CEO report. Minutes from the previous board meeting were approved. May monthly operating, member… Continue reading.
Miami-Cass REMC sponsored three youths to attend the annual Touchstone Energy Camp. The camp was held in June at YMCA Camp Tecumseh in Brookston. Students participating were Kara Baker, Blaire Pointe Elementary; Ashleigh Evans, Maconaquah Middle School; and Jacob Fuchs, St. Bernard Catholic School. Students entering seventh grade this fall were eligible to attend. Applications… Continue reading.
Andrew Baker of Peru High School and Ashley Rouch of North Miami High School represented Miami-Cass REMC on the 2017 Indiana Youth Tour to Washington, D.C. The high school seniors-to-be gained a personal understanding of American history, their roles as citizens and insight to the important roles electric cooperatives play in their community. Indiana’s electric… Continue reading.
Miami-Cass REMC is a member-owned, member-governed cooperative. When the co-op was founded in 1939, members of the community knew that we are a locally-owned business — likely because they played a part in helping found the cooperative. As the novelty of receiving electricity waned, the founders passed on and new people moved into the community,… Continue reading.
Miami-Cass REMC is proud to continue to support the 4-H Electric program in both Miami and Cass counties. Fair judging took place last month for both counties. Judges for Miami County included Dave Lewallen and Emily Howard of Marshall County REMC, Greg Bitterling of Fulton County REMC, and Rachel Olsen and Garrett Keiser of Heartland… Continue reading.
New energy sources will soon greet Midwesterners turning on their morning lights. This fall, Wabash Valley Power Association (WVPA) will celebrate several ribbon cuttings for solar arrays constructed this year. The dedications will take place Sept. 14 in Peru, Indiana, at Miami-Cass REMC; Sept. 20 with Citizens Electric Corp. in Ste. Genevieve, Missouri, and Sept…. Continue reading.
The nominating committee met in the offices of Miami-Cass REMC, 3086 W. 100 N., Peru, Indiana, on Thursday, June 8, 2017, at 11 a.m. for the purpose of selecting nominees for the board of directors to be voted upon at the annual meeting of the membership on Thursday, July 27, 2017. Members of the nominating… Continue reading.
A dawning sun soon will be the newest way to energize more of the Midwest. Wabash Valley Power (WVPA) is installing three solar arrays, which are a series of solar panels linked together to create electricity from sunlight, at member co-op locations in Indiana, Illinois and Missouri. The new arrays will join three existing arrays… Continue reading.
Miami-Cass REMC has made it easier and more affordable for you to invest in solar energy. If you haven’t already noticed it while driving down U.S. 31, we now have a solar array located next to our headquarters. The solar array is part of the Co-op Solar program which makes it easy for our members… Continue reading.
What started as just an idea a couple of years ago, has become reality for several students at Maconaquah Middle School. In January 2016, Miami-Cass REMC donated $5,000 through its Operation Round Up program to the school’s Farm to School cattle program. The project was being driven by 17 middle school students led by then… Continue reading.