Each year, Orange County REMC awards up to six $750 scholarships to recognize the academic and community achievements of outstanding local students. These scholarships are funded through the Operation Round Up program. Students who apply must be graduating the current year and accepted to attend an accredited college or trade school in Indiana. Listed below… Continue reading.
Orange County REMC Foreman Lineman Michael Newlin joined a crew of 13 other linemen from electric cooperatives in Indiana who traveled to Guatemala this spring as part of an international initiative to bring electricity to a developing area in Guatemala. “Project Indiana: Empowering Global Communities for a Better Tomorrow” has brought electricity to a part… Continue reading.
The new Marshall County REMC Marco substation, located just east of Michigan Road south of Argos, is now complete and in service. The need for this new, $5.5 million substation was identified by our engineering firm, Alpha Engineering, back in 2020 as part of our long-range planning. This new substation is owned by Wabash Valley… Continue reading.
Meter tampering includes doing anything that causes an electric meter on a property to run slower or not at all. It also includes anything that is used to divert electricity around theelectric meter. Meter tampering alarms are received at the office if a meter is tampered with. To proactively address safety and theft, Marshall County… Continue reading.
Steve Roberts retired from the Marshall County REMC Board of Directors after 30 years of service. Roberts and his wife, Barbara, have been together for over 45 years. They have one daughter, Gwen (Brian) Fuchs, and one son, Kent (Angela) Roberts, as well as four grandchildren: Brenden, Nadia, Kallen and Alek. Roberts enjoyed the opportunity… Continue reading.
Marshall County REMC is currently seeking applications for the Operation Round Up Board. The Marshall County REMC Board will appoint two new members to the Operation Round Up Board. The Operation Round Up Board meets quarterly to review all grant applications and determine how Operation Round Up funds will be distributed into the community. This… Continue reading.
Continuing our mission of concern for the community, Operation Round Up® awards local nonprofits with grants to support the work they do in Marshall County. The REMC Operation Round Up Board awarded six grants, totaling $9,000! Organizations included: Child Evangelism Fellowship of Indiana, Inc., Held in Hope, The Marshall County Historical Society, Plymouth Travel Soccer… Continue reading.
Cooperatives like Kankakee Valley REMC are different than other power providers. One of the most important differences is that our member-consumers lead us. Our employees focus on delivering safe and reliable electricity to your home or business. But the business decisions are made by member-consumers like you who serve as our elected directors. An election… Continue reading.
Kankakee Valley REMC Operation Round Up Trust awarded six high school graduates with scholarships totaling $8,000. Two $2,000 and four $1,000 scholarships were awarded. To be eligible for the scholarship, students’ parent(s) or guardian(s) must be KV REMC member-consumers and participate in the Operation Round Up Trust program. Applicants were required to complete an application… Continue reading.
On May 10, the Kankakee Valley REMC Junior Board of Directors convened one more time to complete their final project as members of the inaugural program. These young leaders gave back to the community through a one-day service project. The students selected two organizations in North Judson: Hope Restored Recovery Home and the Starke County Humane… Continue reading.