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.
Crystal Enchantments LLC has been a dream in motion for owners Richard and Rhonda Kent who opened their metaphysical store in Lebanon this February. They have made themselves the largest source of crystals and semi-precious stones in Boone County and prided themselves on being less costly than all of their competitors by giving customers the… Continue reading.
During the severely sweltering summer, planning ahead to save energy can keep you cool while helping the environment — and even get you some green back! People know the basic rules of supply and demand — when demand goes up, the price typically goes up. The same goes for electricity: when businesses are operating and… Continue reading.
Boone County is a mecca for BBQ and is home to four BBQ restaurants that bring customers to their doors as a destination spot. The Rusted Silo Southern BBQ & Brew House in Lizton, Indiana, is a family-owned establishment that features rotating entrees, like the prime rib, as well as BBQ standards, like ribs. Fresh… Continue reading.
It’s no secret that Boone County has a rich equestrian history. However, what those outside of the horse community may not know is that a show barn in Whitestown is producing national champions. Three Ships, LLC, provides riding lessons, equestrian competition training, horse boarding, sales and leasing. It provides training and education for all levels… Continue reading.
The next application deadline is Friday, Aug. 6, 2021, at noon. Check out our website at www.bremc.com.
Boone County Economic Development Corporation launched a new dedicated area of its site and lifestyle brand in February. The purpose of this site was to give an inside look into what it’s like to live, work, and play in Boone County. “We found there was no better voice to advocate for our county than our… Continue reading.
Mental Health America of Boone County received funding to help with an outdoor learning project. Boone REMC’s Operation Round Up provided $3,000 for rubberized flooring for underneath the active play area and tire swings. According to the grant application, the outdoor learning lab and play space, will be an area in the rear of the… Continue reading.
The first drive-thru annual meeting was a success with a record number of members registered. A total of 1,482 members registered this year: 1,120 members mailed in their registration and 362 registered members came to the meeting in their vehicles. All members who registered prior to Diamond Anniversary Annual Meeting have received a $20 bill… Continue reading.
During a normal annual meeting, employees are celebrated in front of a crowd of our members. This year employees donned masks and were celebrated on Facebook Live and the Boone REMC YouTube channel. Those in attendance included Ben Duke, Matt Ladd, Adam Harvey, Mike Vores, Chad Farris, and Alan Cragun. Cody Hovermale and Zach Love… Continue reading.
Some of the coolest new tech for your home will chill you out in the summer and keep you toasty in the winter – while reducing your carbon footprint and lowering your energy costs. If your home is cooled by an air source heat pump, the system also heats your home in the winter. And… Continue reading.
Every year artist Sven Schumacher likes to highlight something about Indiana’s history for the State Fair. This year he wanted to include Boone REMC in his project because he is highlighting 85 years of Indiana’s rural electrification. Boone REMC is the first electric cooperative in the state, and the Clark Woody Farm was the first… Continue reading.
A place of hope for families whose options are limited, according to Janice Agarwal, Watch Us Farm has not only gained essential service status during the COVID-19 pandemic but it also continues to expand the options for the people it serves. Aside from a full-functioning farm that frequents many farmer’s markets in the area, the location… Continue reading.