Brett Abplanalp, Author at Indiana Connection

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Are we there yet?

Posted on Jun 04, 2020 in Decatur County REMC

Summer usually brings family vacations and fun road trips and if you have traveled anywhere with children, you are very familiar with the phrase, “Are we there yet?”  I find myself asking this question in many different situations lately, not just traveling (because let’s be honest, we’ve not been traveling anywhere recently.) End of COVID-19… Continue reading.

This is your year

Posted on May 05, 2020 in Decatur County REMC

2020 is YOUR YEAR!  This is your cooperative and we love serving as your electric provider and trusted resource for energy and information. When I joined this cooperative as the CEO three years ago, I knew I was joining a great team of people and community, but I’ve learned that this cooperative is so much… Continue reading.

Brett’s Buzz

Posted on Mar 31, 2020 in Decatur County REMC

You’ve heard the saying, “desperate times call for desperate measures” but here at Decatur County REMC when things get tough, we rely on our resourcefulness to remain consistent and committed to serving you.   The recent coronavirus pandemic has drastically impacted society creating desperate times for many throughout our communities.  We recognize the stress this… Continue reading.

Brett’s Buzz: Spring forward

Posted on Feb 26, 2020 in Decatur County REMC

The weather will soon be warming up, the grass will be greening, and the time will spring forward as we enter a new season.  I love this time of year as I equate the seasonal changes to the work we are doing here at Decatur County REMC (DCREMC).  We are springing forward into action with… Continue reading.

We LOVE our community

Posted on Feb 03, 2020 in Decatur County REMC

“To move forward, you have to give back.” This quote from Oprah Winfrey reflects the special bond and obligation that ties Decatur County REMC (DCREMC) to the community we serve. With Valentine’s Day approaching, we can’t think of a better time to express how much we love this community and serving you, the members of… Continue reading.

It’s all about YOU

Posted on Jan 04, 2020 in Decatur County REMC

We live in a device-driven world. Our smartphones, tablets, laptops and an assortment of other devices help us communicate and connect. Companies spend billions pushing out a steady drumbeat of messages and information, and we are constantly bombarded with one-way communication. But is anyone listening on the other end? At Decatur County REMC (DCREMC) we… Continue reading.

May your holiday season be merry & bright

Posted on Nov 27, 2019 in Decatur County REMC

By Brett Abplanalp The holidays are a time of year that many of us eagerly anticipate. The season is marked by special foods, seasonal decorations and lots of festivities. Here in Greensburg, we look forward to the annual Christmas parade around the square.  We cherish carrying on old family traditions and enjoy creating new ones…. Continue reading.

Giving thanks

Posted on Oct 30, 2019 in Decatur County REMC

When you think about Decatur County REMC (DCREMC), you probably associate us with the local community. And you would be right. Our leadership team and employees all live and work right here in the community we serve. But you may not realize that DCREMC is actually part of a much larger cooperative network that brings… Continue reading.

Brett’s Buzz: #Goals

Posted on Dec 20, 2018 in Decatur County REMC

I like to view the start of a new year as the opportunity to renew my spirit and focus. I usually set some personal goals for myself, but I also like to think about goals for my team, my community and our cooperative. In the spirit of fun, I’m going to list my #goals! PERSONAL… Continue reading.

That’s a wrap!

Posted on Jul 27, 2018 in Decatur County REMC

Thank you to all who participated in the 80th anniversary celebration and annual meeting by voting and or attending the event on June 22 at the Decatur County Fairgrounds. I thought it was a great time and I enjoyed speaking with so many of you. We experienced a record voter response, more than double that… Continue reading.