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Boone REMC is a member-owned electric cooperative headquartered in Lebanon, Indiana. As a cooperative, Boone 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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The engineer takes flight …again!

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Posted on Oct 28, 2019 in Boone REMC

To most, the engineering job title is not synonymous with “daredevil,” but at Boone REMC, Chuck Leavitt, the engineer for three years, fits the moniker. Leavitt recently went skydiving for the second time with his family. “I’ll tell you the story,” Leavitt said. “I had a professor in college that did something special with his… Continue reading.

Women building from the ground up

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Posted on Oct 28, 2019 in Boone REMC

This year, Habitat for Humanity of Boone County (HHBC) can truly say that women built an entire house from the foundation up. They can also say that there were more women volunteers than ever before on the 2019 Women Build, a home built by women volunteers, located at 409 N. East St. in Lebanon.  The… Continue reading.

Smart Stuffers

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Posted on Oct 28, 2019 in A Co-op Perspective, Boone REMC, Heartland REMC, Kankakee Valley REMC, LaGrange County REMC, Marshall County REMC, Noble REMC, Steuben County REMC, Warren County REMC

This holiday season you’ll probably see lots of advertising for “smart” home this and “smart” home that. Commercials will highlight gadgets that make your life better because they make your home so dang smart. Rather than make promises about how “smart” these devices are, let’s talk about how they can be more helpful in your… Continue reading.

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Business is booming in Boone County

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Posted on Sep 27, 2019 in Boone REMC

Our people and our geographic location are Boone County’s best attributes.  We’re located in the middle of two metropolitan areas, which provides us with a large and diverse workforce pool.  We have highly trained individuals in a variety of careers, from information technology and finance to manufacturing and logistics.  Logistically, I-65 and I-74 make it… Continue reading.

During National Cooperative Month, remember that it pays to save!

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Posted on Sep 26, 2019 in A Co-op Perspective, Boone REMC, Heartland REMC, Kankakee Valley REMC, LaGrange County REMC, Marshall County REMC, Noble REMC, Steuben County REMC, Warren County REMC

October is National Cooperative Month, and you can celebrate by checking out some of the unique opportunities that your local electric co-op offers through its Power Moves® program.  As you may know, we at Wabash Valley Power are a generation and transmission cooperative created by and composed of our member co-ops. We partner with all… Continue reading.

Love of the land leads to lineman’s legacy

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Posted on Aug 29, 2019 in Boone REMC

To say that conservation runs in Lineman Cody Hovermale’s blood is an understatement, but he has taken his family history and turned it into an activism that is helping the community … and pollinators that migrate through Boone County.  Hovermale’s father graduated from Purdue with a degree in agronomy, which has to do with the… Continue reading.

Q&A: Sylvia’s Child Advocacy Center

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Posted on Aug 29, 2019 in Boone REMC

When did the center start?   We started in 2010. We have 12 board members that are very diverse. We have doctors, lawyers, law enforcement, victims – just an array of people in our community. We are also completely funded by grants and fundraising as a not-for-profit.  If there is one thing you would want… Continue reading.

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