Six local high school seniors were the recipients of the Kankakee Valley REMC Operation Round Up scholarship totaling $8,000. Two $2,000 scholarships and four $1,000 scholarships are given annually to graduating high school seniors whose parents/guardians participate in the Operation Round Up program. Students will be recognized at their individual high school academic awards programs. … Continue reading.
At Kankakee Valley REMC, the process of electing your board of directors is a priority. Previously you could only do this at the annual meeting. To increase member-consumer participation in the voting process, we are pleased to offer alternative options for voting. This year, you will be able to vote by mail or online prior… Continue reading.
May is National Electrical Safety Month, and here at Heartland REMC, we think it’s a great time to look around your home and check for potential safety hazards. Remember, every electrical device has a purpose and a service lifespan. While we can extend their operations with maintenance and care, none of them are designed to… Continue reading.
Summer is just around the corner, and as the weather gets warmer we are all looking to spend more time outside. For some of our members, that means opening up the backyard pool. While I hope everything goes smoothly when opening your pools this spring, if the situation arises where you would need a new… Continue reading.
The beautiful weather brought out many for the 81st Harrison REMC annual meeting on April 2. Approximately 864 registered members were in attendance. Those attending enjoyed music by Corydon LIVE!. Informational booths were provided by Hoosier Energy, Harrison REMC and Indiana Electric Cooperatives. Harrison County Hospital was also on hand to provide blood pressure screenings…. Continue reading.
Let’s give a shout out to those chosen to attend Touchstone Energy Camp and Youth Tour in 2019! Thank you to all who applied. We will have more information and pictures following the two events. Touchstone Energy Camp • Katherine Langdon, daughter of Karen and Steve Langdon of Georgetown • Owen Leitner, son of Marie… Continue reading.
The one-megawatt solar farm located off I-64 near the Lanesville exit is a 4,320-panel array sitting on 19 acres. The array produces enough electricity to power about 150 homes per year. Harrison REMC offers tours of the location to interested groups. To schedule a tour, please contact Nick Geswein at 812-734-3538.
Lightning safety begins when you hear the rumble of the thunder in an impending storm. Growing up, your parents might have told you to count the seconds between the thunder and a strike of lightning to know how far away the storm was. “One one thousand, two one thousand, three one thousand…” But, did you… Continue reading.
The following is a special cover wrap that was printed with the May 2019 issue of Indiana Connection. It contains the 2018 DCREMC Annual Report and information regarding the 2019 DCREMC Annual Meeting.