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Member appreciation event a success

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Posted on Jul 10, 2022 in Noble REMC

Soft serve ice cream, splashes in the dunk tank and smiles on faces. You couldn’t have asked for a better first-ever Member Appreciation Event. Celebrating our members at the May 23 event, we appreciated all who came out — nearly 900 of you — to enjoy the myriad of family-friendly activities we had set up… Continue reading.

Welcome, Josh Fitzgerald!

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Posted on Jul 10, 2022 in Noble REMC

A Warsaw native, Josh Fitzgerald learned about the co-op difference from his friends who work at neighboring Kosciusko REMC. “From what they told me, the REMC was second to none in how they treat their employees, that it’s more family oriented,” he said. “I’ve enjoyed being part of the co-op and giving back more.” Previously… Continue reading.

Utility receipts tax repealed

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Posted on Jul 10, 2022 in Noble REMC

Beginning July 1, Hoosiers no longer have to pay the utility receipts tax.  This tax elimination will annually put an estimated $28.5 million back in the pockets of 1.3 million Hoosiers served by the state’s 38 electric cooperatives, including members of Noble REMC. This was made possible because of the efforts of Indiana’s electric cooperatives… Continue reading.

Weathering the storm … and heat

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Posted on Jul 10, 2022 in Noble REMC

Our community saw one of its worst storms in decades on June 13. Winds of more than 70 mph ripped through our area and brought down trees and poles across our service territory — knocking power out to more than 4,500 members. From 10 p.m. that Monday until 10:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Noble REMC crews… Continue reading.

What makes a good leader?

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Posted on Jul 10, 2022 in Miami-Cass REMC

What makes a good leader? The question sounds like a theme from a motivational TED talk! That’s because it’s a subject that is at the heart of countless bestselling self-help and business books, popular podcasts and videos.  The reality is that there is no straightforward formula. And therein lies the challenge. Leadership is not one… Continue reading.

Promoting connectivity

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Posted on Jul 10, 2022 in Miami-Cass REMC

Miami-Cass REMC recently had the privilege to host Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch and her team at its office. The group was there to announce the expansion of broadband access to more than 250 Hoosier locations spanning across 40 Indiana counties through the first round of the Office of Community and Rural Affairs’ (OCRA) Indiana Connectivity… Continue reading.

Utility receipts tax repealed

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Posted on Jul 10, 2022 in Miami-Cass REMC

Beginning July 1, Hoosiers no longer have to pay the utility receipts tax. This tax elimination will annually put an estimated $28.5 million back in the pockets of 1.3 million Hoosiers served by the state’s 38 electric cooperatives. Contact our office if you have questions regarding the tax repeal.

Board meets in May

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Posted on Jul 10, 2022 in Miami-Cass REMC

Counted seven board members attending. Attorney Jeremy Fetty attended via teleconference. Jim Savage presented the WVPA report. Fetty presented the legal report. CEO Rob Schwartz presented the monthly CEO report. Minutes from the previous board meeting were approved. Financial report given by Schwartz. April monthly operating, member services and safety reports were reviewed and approved…. Continue reading.

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Broadband development moving along

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Posted on Jul 10, 2022 in LaGrange County REMC

I believe I have developed the ability to read minds. Whenever I go out in public, I always know the exact question that I am going to be asked when someone approaches me: “When are you going to have broadband available at my house?” And I can empathize. I’m ready for it at my house… Continue reading.