Keith Mathews, Author at Indiana Connection

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Great expectations

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Posted on Jan 16, 2022 in Southeastern Indiana REMC

Many of you are probably familiar with the classic novel “Great Expectations” by Charles Dickens. In this story, the main character, Pip, is continually evaluating himself and his situation as he strives to improve and advance his station in life. The fundamental ideas of ambition and self-improvement are at the center of the story.  … 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.

Keith Mathews

Celebrating 81 years of service

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Posted on Sep 01, 2020 in Southeastern Indiana REMC

Join us for Southeastern Indiana REMC’s virtual annual meeting on Thursday, Oct. 1, on the cooperative’s Facebook page.  The 2020 annual meeting theme is “New and Emerging Technology.” We are excited to tell you about our strategic plan for the organization and share some details about the products and programs we’ve been working on and… Continue reading.

Keith Mathews

We’re here to help you save

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Posted on Jul 07, 2020 in Southeastern Indiana REMC

Southeastern Indiana REMC is here for you and given the challenging times we’ve all experienced the last few months, I’d like to share some information and ideas to help you save energy and money.   Summer is a great time to conduct an energy audit of your home and identify ways to boost energy efficiency…. Continue reading.