The 83rd annual Member Appreciation Day and Annual Meeting of Miami-Cass REMC was held June 16 at the Peru Circus Building. Total attendance at the meeting was over 800 with 300 registered members representing nearly 6.1 percent of the total voting membership. All registered members who attended received a thermal tote and a $15 bill… Continue reading.
Miami-Cass REMC was proud to send two students this summer to Camp Kilowatt — Landen Adams and Bentley Fross (pictured above). Camp Kilowatt, held at Camp Tecumseh in Brookston, combines the traditional camp experience with education in the areas of electrical safety, electric cooperatives and careers at electric cooperatives.
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Miami-Cass REMC continues to support the 4-H Electric program in both Miami and Cass counties, and there were more great exhibits this year. We are proud of the accomplishments of this year’s Electric members and would like to congratulate those who participated in the program and exhibited their projects at the county level. There were… Continue reading.
The key to cultivating robust communities is economic development. Economic development seeks to improve the overall quality of life within a community. The scope of development typically includes job creation and business retention through incentives for small businesses and workforce development programs. By supporting innovation, new ideas and new strategies, economic development promotes social change… Continue reading.
Riding in a bucket truck, zip lining and making new friends are what students will remember from their time spent at Camp Kilowatt this summer. LaGrange County REMC sponsored Prairie Heights incoming seventh grader, Jeremiah Hinkle (pictured at right), to travel to Camp Tecumseh in Brookston, Indiana, for four days of fun June 8-11. He… Continue reading.
LaGrange County REMC was recently presented with a “No Lost Time Accident Award” in recognition of its management and employees for their outstanding achievement of an accident-free record of 95,774 employee hours since June 22, 2018, by the Federated Rural Electric Insurance Exchange. Pictured at left are current employees marking the achievement.
LaGrange County REMC’s tree crew successfully completed the Electrical Hazards Awareness Program (EHAP). This training helps prepare the crew for working safely near energized utility wires. Instruction included identifying specific electrical hazards when working around energized conductors. Team members also got to practice aerial rescue training where they successfully lower a “compromised” co-worker to the… Continue reading.
LaGrange County REMC is attempting to locate former members who have unclaimed capital credits. These capital credits were retired and issued during 2019 for persons who received electricity from the cooperative during 1995 and 2018. A list of the individuals who did not cash their check has been posted on our website at lagrangeremc.com…. Continue reading.
Our crews have made great strides completing the fiber backbone and building distribution fiber for our broadband internet service. We are now collecting applications for service in these four zones: LaGrange North, State Road 9 North, LaGrange East and Howe. If you are in one of these zones and have pre-registered, you should have received… Continue reading.
Some temptations are hard to resist. While driving, we typically hear that “ding” on our phone, alerting us to a text or call coming through, and we sometimes feel the urgent need to check it. We know we shouldn’t, but we reason that we’re going to make an exception — just this once. So, why… Continue reading.
It’s no secret that things have been a bit tough for everyone lately. These tough times have left many of us longing for “the good old days.” For some of us, that means a simpler time that passed a little slower without the constant access to breaking news. The truth is that sometimes we need… Continue reading.