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.
Most of us look forward to the county 4-H fair. After all, who doesn’t enjoy fair food and seeing the projects 4-H’ers have spent hours completing. This year, the Miami County 4-H Fair will be held June 24-30. The week of the fair is the culmination of a year-long planning process executed by many volunteers. … Continue reading.
Accounting Specialist Alexandria Tompkins joined the Miami-Cass County REMC team on March 19. She is a student at Indiana Wesleyan and will receive her bachelor’s degree in accounting next month. Tompkins has been married to her high school sweetheart for nine years, and they have a five-year-old daughter. She and her family attend Abundant Life… Continue reading.
Counted six board members present. Miami-Cass REMC attorney Jeremy Fetty attended via teleconference. WVPA board report was given by Rob Schwartz. IEC board report was given by Mark Hahn. Monthly legal report was given by Fetty. Schwartz presented the monthly CEO report. Minutes from the previous board meeting were approved. March monthly operating, member services… Continue reading.
The summer sun quickly drives up outdoor temperatures — and energy bills with it! Rather than perpetually running your air conditioner, some strategic planning can save you energy, leading to lower electric use. Steps you can take to reduce your energy costs are to: Open the windows on cool summer evenings and nights. A cool… Continue reading.
“Safety” is a universal word that is mentioned often and used loosely. Communities large and small, as well as companies across all industries, are committed to safety. Sports leagues, at every level, take safety seriously. Unfortunately, when it really counts, steps to keep the public, workers, athletes and loved ones safe are often ignored in… Continue reading.
Counted seven board members present. Miami-Cass REMC attorney Jeremy Fetty also attended. 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. February monthly operating, member services and safety reports were reviewed and approved. Financial… Continue reading.
In just two short months, Dr. Douglas Arnold will retire from his position as superintendent of Maconaquah School Corporation where he has spent his last eight years. Arnold began his 43-year career in education at St. Joan of Arc Junior High School in Kokomo in 1975 where he taught social studies. His career has taken… Continue reading.
Miami-Cass REMC will grant eight $500 scholarships this year at its annual meeting on July 25. Any member who meets a few simple qualifications, completes a simple entry form (available at mcremc.coop/content/scholarship) and submits it to the REMC by July 15 will be eligible to win. Qualifications are as follows: Recipient must be enrolled and… Continue reading.
This tax season, embrace the audit that will help you save money! An energy audit will include a thorough review and testing of electricity use in your home — along with recommendations on steps you can take to save! An energy audit will help you in several ways. It will: Inform you about your home’s… Continue reading.
2018 Miami-Cass REMC Annual Meeting Wednesday, July 25 Peru High School The meeting will start at 4:30 p.m. and will feature music, prizes and more! You can also vote for your board of directors candidates at the meeting. Be sure to read future issues of Electric Consumer for more details. We hope to see you… Continue reading.
Miami-Cass REMC is a non-profit cooperative owned by the people it serves. When the cooperative was founded in 1939, its bylaws established a board of directors and its duties. Your board is made up of seven members from our service territory. Each year, two or three directors, depending on the year, are elected at the… Continue reading.
Kolbie Cox joined the Miami-Cass County REMC team on Jan. 2 as an apprentice lineman. Cox recently started the four-year Rural Electric Apprenticeship Program (REAP). By the end of the program, he will have completed 576 hours of classroom instruction combined with at least 8,000 hours of on-the-job training. Cox will also earn an associate’s… Continue reading.