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Youth Tour participants announced

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Posted on May 23, 2019 in Clark County REMC

Clark County REMC congratulates the 2019 winners of the Indiana Electric Cooperatives Youth Tour to Washington, D.C., scheduled for June 13-20. Indiana’s electric cooperatives will send a delegation of over 100 students from throughout the state on the trip.  While on the tour, students will learn about cooperatives and our government, and visit places such… Continue reading.

Students take part in annual Page Day

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Posted on May 23, 2019 in Clark County REMC

Four area students represented Clark County REMC at the Indiana Electric Cooperative Page Day hosted recently at the Indiana Statehouse. Students taking part were: Jack Gitner, New Washington High School; Gregory Jekel, Floyd Central High School; Hailey Kucler, Jeffersonville High School; and Jasmine Murphy, New Washington High School. The students participated in a tour of… Continue reading.

Area student receives award for artwork

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Posted on May 23, 2019 in Clark County REMC

Evan Olinger, Sellersburg, was a first-place winner in the 11th grade category in this year’s Cooperative Calendar of Student Art Contest. His artwork, shown above, will represent the month of November in the 2020 calendar. The calendar will be available later this year.

Unplug this summer

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Posted on May 23, 2019 in Bartholomew County REMC

Summer is a great time to take a family vacation, but it’s also a good opportunity to unplug from our devices and enjoy the great outdoors with family and friends. Research has shown that we all need downtime after a busy day to recharge — even though we may resist it. Take a moment to… Continue reading.

Save with these summer energy tips

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Posted on May 23, 2019 in Bartholomew County REMC

Soaring temperatures during the summer can cause electric bills to skyrocket. This summer, take a vacation from high electric bills by making your home — and your family’s habits — more energy efficient. Beat the heat Air conditioning helps most Americans beat the sweltering summer heat. Proper maintenance and smart use of your home’s cooling… Continue reading.

Vegetation management benefits you

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Posted on May 23, 2019 in Bartholomew County REMC

Providing you with safe, reliable and efficient electric service is a top priority for BCREMC. One way we do this is by maintaining a clear path, or right-of-way easement, around power lines.  Our vegetation management program represents a significant investment. However, it is necessary to provide our members with reliable electric service.  Throughout 2019, ElectriCom,… Continue reading.

Annual meeting recap

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Posted on May 23, 2019 in Bartholomew County REMC

The annual meeting of Bartholomew County REMC was held on April 16 at Columbus North High School Auditorium, Columbus. Approximately 450 members attended the meeting. BCREMC is happy to report that 1,304 members voted prior to the meeting with the alternative voting packet mailed to members. An additional 175 members voted at the meeting. A… Continue reading.

Pool knowledge

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Posted on May 23, 2019 in Bartholomew County REMC

Everyone loves a pool. If you are lucky enough to have one, you’ll notice your electric bill increasing during the summer.  Pool pumps often run much longer than necessary, costing up to $5 a day if ran continuously. It is important to circulate your pool’s water to keep the chemicals mixed and remove debris, but… Continue reading.

Dig smart. Dig safe. Call 811.

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Posted on May 23, 2019 in Bartholomew County REMC

Installing a deck? Planning a pool? Planting a tree? No matter the undertaking, if your project requires digging, there’s an easy way to locate utility lines buried on your property. Dial 811. A simple call to 811 connects you with a regional center for locating utility lines. There is no charge for the service and… Continue reading.

May 2019 Recalls

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Posted on May 01, 2019 in Product Recalls

As a service to our readers and to promote electrical safety, here are some recent recall notices provided by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. Visit www.cpsc.gov/en/recalls for full details of these recalls and for notices of many more. Honda recalls portable generators Honda has recalled two popular models of its popular portable generator —… Continue reading.