The 78th annual meeting was held at the Spencer County Youth and Community Center on April 18. More than 550 members registered, and we issued 989 meal tickets for members and their families. Over 160 children attended and entered their names for the kids’ prize drawing. For those of you who missed the meeting, I’ll… Continue reading.
There are many benefits to having an energy-efficient outdoor shop or barn. Aside from saving energy, an efficient outdoor building can keep the environment around your structure healthy and safe, save money on your water bill, keep your animals happier and healthier, and save you from costly structural repairs. Whether you are looking to build… Continue reading.
Our spray crew began working last month in the northern Perry County areas of Uniontown and Doolittle Mills. Later in the summer, crews will move to areas served by the Evanston substation. The members affected will be in the areas of New Boston, Avery Ridge Road, Huffman Mill Road, Cletus Schaeffer Road, Evanston, Old Lamar… Continue reading.
Touchstone Energy’s membership benefit card offers cooperative members more than 25,000 local and national deals on products and services. A list of local discounts can be found on our website, www.sinpwr.com. You can also go to www.connections.coop and download the mobile app to use on your smartphone. This card helps you save on clothing and… Continue reading.
In an effort to keep you informed of your cooperative’s operations and activities, the following are highlights of the April 26 board meeting. All directors were present along with CEO Steve Seibert and Administrative Assistant Lisa Hinton. The March 22 board meeting minutes were reviewed and approved. The membership certificates and vouchers were reviewed and approved…. Continue reading.
You might have heard the saying, “If you don’t like the weather in Indiana, just wait five minutes!” Unfortunately, during that five minutes, severe weather can strike leading to flooding. According to weather.gov, in September 2003, a record-setting 7.2 inches of rain fell during a 24-hour period. With an average of 42 inches of precipitation… Continue reading.
Southern Indiana Power lineworker Travis Goffinet joined a crew of 15 other Indiana electric cooperative linemen on a trip to a developing area of Guatemala in March as part of an international initiative to bring electricity to the region. “Project Indiana: Empowering Global Communities for a Better Tomorrow” electrified the village of El Zapotillo in… 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.
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.
There are more than 900 electric cooperatives in the U.S. that serve 42 million members. Southern Indiana Power, your local electric co-op, serves more than 9,800 members with lines stretching across 1,600 miles in four counties. So, what makes being a member of an electric cooperative unique? We’re all in this together. You are a… Continue reading.
District 3 Gary Waninger is the incumbent director for District 3. He and his wife, Jackie, live two miles east of Fulda in Harrison Township with their son, Ryan. Waninger, along with two of his brothers, farm approximately 800 acres and raise corn, soybeans, hay and wheat. They also have a cattle operation. Waninger is… Continue reading.