We all see the crews working hard every day to keep the lights on, but what about behind the scenes? Our Operations Support Services team plays an important role in planning, designing, and maintaining BCREMC’s electric infrastructure. You may not see these employees climbing a pole or changing a meter, but they have been involved… Continue reading.
In the month of May, we highlight Bartholomew County REMC’s Engineering and Technology Department. This department’s team offers a wide variety of services to our members and employees alike. Devin Thomas and Ethan Smith are valued members of this department. Devin has been with BCREMC for five years and his current role is field engineer… Continue reading.
This month, I want to spotlight our front-line employees. Chances are you have had the pleasure of speaking with them once or twice! Providing exceptional member care is the backbone of our cooperative. Our member services representatives take great pride in the assistance they provide to ensure our members have the support and answers they… Continue reading.
If when walking through the co-op office you hear fingers vigorously tapping on a computer’s number keys or paper shooting out of a printer, you are most likely near our accounting department. Working diligently under deadlines, these employees process payroll and accounts payable, keep track of inventory, and gather financial data that your board of… Continue reading.
Recognized as one of the most dangerous professions in the United States, lineworkers are known for their strong physical endurance and mental toughness. Every day, 10 of these skilled professionals at BCREMC help deliver electrical power from our substations into your homes, farms, and businesses. Being a lineworker is a physically demanding job — partly… Continue reading.
Often during this pandemic, I have been struck by what an incredible team we have here at Bartholomew County REMC. I am extremely grateful for all our employees do, which includes serving our members on nights and weekends and in tough conditions, such as storms. They make a loyal commitment to be here for the… Continue reading.
It’s that time of year for you to get the credit you deserve for sustaining your local electric cooperative. Within a few days, we will be printing capital credit checks to members who received electric service during the years of 1994 and 1995. Bartholomew County REMC will retire $360,280 from 1994. You will also receive… Continue reading.
With Thanksgiving fast approaching, I’d like to take this opportunity to express my gratitude for your membership in our electric cooperative. Recent events have made me pause and think about the role we play in our community and because of your membership, we are able to make our community a better place. Since the COVID-19… Continue reading.
As an electric cooperative, our top priority is always to provide reliable, affordable energy to you, the members we serve. Because we are a co-op, our mission is to enrich the lives of our members and serve the long-term interests of our local community. This mission has never been more critical than in recent months…. Continue reading.
My family’s return to Indiana and the transition to life in Bartholomew County has been a little different than originally envisioned. We didn’t anticipate it would be happening during a pandemic. We had expected to meet you in person at our BCREMC annual meeting, originally planned in April. As I am penning this letter, we… Continue reading.
The Annual Meeting is one of our favorite events of the year, but protecting the health and well-being of Bartholomew County REMC’s members, employees and board of directors comes first. There are just too many uncertainties brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic right now, so we made the tough decision to transition our Annual Meeting… Continue reading.
As a member-owned, not-for-profit electric cooperative, Bartholomew County REMC is different than other utilities, because you – our members – are at the center of everything we do. With the COVID-19 pandemic, many in our community are facing financial difficulties. Our mission “to enrich the wellbeing of our membership and community” has given us a… Continue reading.