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Season’s greetings

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Posted on Dec 11, 2021 in Southeastern Indiana REMC

“The holidays.” I love everything about this time of year. During this time of reflection, I am grateful for my own family as well as my co-op family. At Southeastern Indiana REMC, we’re driven by a sense of mission and purpose. Our team feels a strong connection to our community and our members because we… Continue reading.

Keith Mathews

Electric lawn equipment

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Posted on Jul 11, 2021 in Southeastern Indiana REMC

Did you know that electric lawn equipment has seen big improvements in recent years? How about a push mower that can tackle 3,000 square feet in a single charge? That exists! Southeastern Indiana REMC is offering rebates on electric lawnmowers, leaf blowers and string trimmers – up to $50 toward the cost of new equipment. … Continue reading.

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Operation Round Up

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Posted on Jun 05, 2021 in Southeastern Indiana REMC

Can donating a few pennies a month to help others really make an impact? They can when those pennies are combined with similar donations from other electric cooperative consumers. That is the whole premise behind Operation Round Up. Through the aptly named program, those who receive their electric service from a cooperative like Southeastern Indiana… Continue reading.

Keith Mathews

Survey on ‘cooperative difference’ underway

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Posted on May 06, 2021 in Southeastern Indiana REMC

Touchstone Energy Cooperatives (TSE Services) will soon be offering electric consumers the opportunity to share their thoughts on what makes the “cooperative difference.” Consumers may be contacted to share their opinions via online surveys or by a simple telephone conversation.  TSE Services is a cooperatively owned research company that has annually gathered data from members… Continue reading.

Building for the Future

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Posted on Apr 06, 2021 in Southeastern Indiana REMC

Southeastern Indiana REMC has a mission “to safely provide reliable electricity and diversified services to the members and communities we serve.” We also have a vision, of “improving the quality of life in southeast Indiana.” These are the goals of the team at Southeastern Indiana REMC. Everyone from the board of directors to the newest… Continue reading.

Keith Mathews

Committed to a co-op culture for all

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Posted on Jan 31, 2021 in Southeastern Indiana REMC

Over the years, you’ve heard me expound on why and how Southeastern Indiana REMC is different — because we’re a cooperative. Our business model sets us apart from other utilities because we adhere to seven guiding cooperative principles that reflect core values of honesty, transparency, equity, inclusiveness and service to the greater good of the… Continue reading.

Keith Mathews

The plans

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Posted on Jan 10, 2021 in Southeastern Indiana REMC

Jeremiah 29:11, “For I know the plans I have for you” declared the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.”  We may not know what this new year holds, or even what tomorrow will bring, but we continue to plan to build a brighter… Continue reading.

Keith Mathews

It’s time to winterize

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Posted on Nov 04, 2020 in Southeastern Indiana REMC

November signals the end of autumn and reminds us that winter is just around the corner. Daylight Saving Time has ended, causing us to set our clocks back an hour to standard time. The leaves have changed color, and many have already fallen from the trees.  The air is cool and crisp, and we’ve put… Continue reading.

Keith Mathews

Co-op membership matters

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Posted on Oct 08, 2020 in Southeastern Indiana REMC

October is a pretty special month for Southeastern Indiana REMC because it is National Co-op Month. Being a member of a co-op is special because you are also an owner. You own a stake in our business, and just like any stakeholder, there are many benefits to your membership.   One of the most important… Continue reading.