2020 was a year that we will not forget. In some way, the year affected us all.Despite the chaos, Heartland REMC, as always, was here for our members. During the initial COVID-19 state quarantine lockdown, your REMC was only closed to the public for six weeks. During this time, our employees were still in… Continue reading.
By Paul Wesslund If you want to celebrate Earth Day on April 22, start by making your home more energy efficient. Below are three efficiency tips from energy expert Brian Sloboda of the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association. Look around your home for no-cost ways to be efficient. Close the curtains in the summer and… Continue reading.
Applications are being accepted for the Bartholomew County REMC – Alex Barkes Memoral Scholarship. This scholarship is administered by the Heritage Fund — the Community Foundation of Bartholomew County. This fund was established by Bartholomew County REMC in memory of Alex Barkes. Barkes was Bartholomew County REMC’s network administrator. He exhibited a strong work ethic… Continue reading.
By Holly Huffman Imagine your dream coming true at age 13. That’s exactly what happened to Trevin Alford, a middle school student from Washington, Indiana. Last fall, Alford “battered” the competition, winning season seven of the Food Network’s “Kids Baking Championship.” The program featured nine kids, ranging in age from 10-13, tackling various baking challenges…. Continue reading.
YOUR REMC IS MORE THAN AN ELECTRIC UTILITY. IT IS LITERALLY PUTTING MONEY BACK IN YOUR POCKET. We issued checks in 2017 for members with capital credits from 1996–2004. Please check the listing at www.remcsteuben.com/unclaimed-capital-credits to see if you recognize any names in this listing.
Harrison REMC will soon offer prepaid electric service which allows you to pay for electricity in advance and avoid costly security deposits. Purchasing electricity before you use it allows you to control your budget and pay how much you want, when you want. More information will be in the April Indiana Connection. We look forward… Continue reading.
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 Warren County REMC, we are… Continue reading.
Harvest time in Indiana can be an exciting and exhausting time, the culmination of a season of hard work. However, the rush to harvest can also yield tragic outcomes. Each year, dozens of farm workers are killed and hundreds are injured in electrical accidents on the farm. Review with all workers the farm activities… Continue reading.
By Richard G. Biever Halloween is supposed to be a fun time of make believe. But if Fido and Fluffy make believe the bite-sized morsels for trick-or-treaters momentarily left unattended by the front door were for them, Halloween can turn into a true fright night. Holidays, with their special decorations and treats, are fraught with… Continue reading.