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Bartholomew County REMC is a member-owned electric cooperative headquartered in Columbus, Indiana. As a cooperative, Bartholomew County REMC follows seven core principles that are universal to cooperatives worldwide. Among those principles is one stressing education, training and information. Indiana Connection, a monthly magazine published especially for Indiana’s electric cooperative members, is one way the REMC informs and educates its members. Indiana Connection is available not only in a print format, but as an electronic publication for those who prefer getting their information on their electronic devices.

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Be safe, share the road this winter

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Posted on Feb 01, 2020 in A Co-op Perspective, Bartholomew County REMC, Clark County REMC, Decatur County REMC, Harrison REMC, Orange County REMC, Southeastern Indiana REMC, Southern Indiana Power

At Hoosier Energy, being “Safe by Choice” is an employee mindset. Being safe on the job or on the road is important. That is why we ask you to be sure to follow these tips when around snow plows, emergency vehicles or electric utility vehicles if the weather takes a turn for the worse this… Continue reading.

FIRST quarter tracker

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Posted on Jan 07, 2020 in Bartholomew County REMC

The power we buy from Hoosier Energy to sell to you constantly fluctuates in price. Because of this, the tracker will again change for the first quarter. The energy tracker, that adjusts quarterly, allows us to keep our base rates consistent, but still collect the money we will owe for the purchased power.  There is no mark-up… Continue reading.

Operation Round Up tax reduction

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Posted on Jan 07, 2020 in Bartholomew County REMC

Remember to look at your first BCREMC bill of the year to see your total Operation Round Up contribution for 2019. Your contributions are a charitable donation to the Bartholomew County Community Fund Trust and are tax deductible.  Approximately 55 percent of our membership participated in Operation Round Up during 2019. Please consider rounding up your bill… Continue reading.

Tree trimming to continue

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Posted on Jan 07, 2020 in Bartholomew County REMC

Bartholomew County REMC trims trees as part of our ongoing vegetation management program. We trim away branches growing through or around our lines. We also remove branches growing above lines, where snow or ice could cause branches to sag or fall onto live lines. The amount of pruning necessary varies depending on the type of… Continue reading.

Capital credits on their way to you

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Posted on Dec 03, 2019 in Bartholomew County REMC

Now’s the time for you to get the credit you deserve for helping build and sustain your local electric cooperative. Within a few days, we will be printing capital credit checks for members who received electric service during 1993 and 1994.   Bartholomew County REMC will retire $409,581 from those years. You will also receive… Continue reading.

Scholarship Opportunity

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Posted on Dec 03, 2019 in Bartholomew County REMC

Applications are being accepted for the Bartholomew County REMC – Alex Barkes Memoral Scholarship. This scholarship is administered by the Heritage Fund — the Community Foundation of Bartholomew County. This fund was established by Bartholomew County REMC in memory of Alex Barkes. Barkes was employed by Bartholomew County REMC as the network administrator. He exhibited… Continue reading.

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