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We celebrate you!

Posted on Sep 30, 2019 in Bartholomew County REMC

Members will flood our office for Member Appreciation Day on Oct. 17 when we celebrate National Cooperative Month and YOU!  But what are we really celebrating? What makes Bartholomew County REMC different, and why should that matter? Eighty-two years ago our area didn’t have electricity. Young folks were leaving enmasse to find a brighter future… Continue reading.

Love on the line

Posted on Jan 30, 2019 in Bartholomew County REMC

Bartholomew County REMC lineworkers don’t work alone on our power lines. Whether they are climbing 25-foot poles, restoring power, or clearing tree limbs to prevent future outages, they are never far from the hearts of the women who love them. At this time of year, stores seem flooded with hearts, candy, and cards professing true… Continue reading.

Looking for leaders

Posted on Dec 26, 2018 in Bartholomew County REMC

What do 1,500 high school students, our nation’s capital and electric cooperatives have in common? The Electric Cooperative Youth Tour, of course! Youth Tour was established with one thought in mind ­— to inspire our next generation of leaders. Since 1958, more than 50,000 young Americans have taken advantage of this special opportunity offered by… Continue reading.