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.
The Caring Center has remained open the entire time during the coronavirus outbreak distributing good to those in need. In fact, it has seen a nearly 20 percent increase in food distribution. The Caring Center has seen many individuals who were already struggling to keep their bills current and stay food secure who were adversely… Continue reading.
This holiday season, while preparing for the fun that comes from the enjoyable winter holidays, you also can prepare for the higher bills caused by the Wastes of Energy Past, Present, and Future. By overcoming these energy phantoms, you can make amends for past wasted energy and prevent them from taking more from your wallet… Continue reading.
This year has been like no other and so those wanting to take part in Z Gravy Chase can still do so virtually. The Race Joy app will be utilized to track runners and results. Participants can tailor their pre-feast run by deciding on the course distance. “Neighborhood ambassadors has organized a route through many… Continue reading.
Nov. 28 is Small Business Saturday, and it has never been more important to shop local. Here are just a few of choices when looking for the perfect gift for the holidays. Sweet M’s Boutique | 6659 Whitestown Parkway, Zionsville At Sweet M’s Boutique, you are sure to find the latest fashions for every budget…. Continue reading.
Ah, the kitchen. It’s undeniably one of the most-loved rooms in our homes. It’s where we gather with family and friends for our favorite meals and memories. But like most of us, you probably aren’t thinking about saving energy when you’re planning that perfect dish. Here are four ways you can save energy in the… Continue reading.
People updating their homes and replacing outdated HVAC systems are more frequently considering mini split heat pumps. This newer technology provides more flexibility and energy efficiency compared to many other options. Our Power Moves team has received four times as many mini and multi split system rebates this year compared to this time in 2019…. Continue reading.
Boone REMC will have the naming rights of the commercial hall and the circle surrounding the flagpole at the Boone County 4-H Fairgrounds starting in September. The sponsorship will show support to a program that has been a long-time benefactor of our community giving. The naming rights will be in place for 10 years. Many… Continue reading.
The Operation Round Up board voted to grant $5,000 toward playground equipment for Virgil Benge Community Sports Complex (VBCSC) located in Jamestown. According to the VBCSC committee, the current playground is unsafe and in need of an upgrade. “We have had several families that come out here looking for playground equipment,” VBCSC Board President Scott… Continue reading.
Boone REMC is committed to providing reliable, uninterrupted electrical power to our members. But sometimes, storms, car accidents and even squirrels can cause power outages. Let’s take a look at the most common causes of power outages. Animals Animals, especially squirrels, can cause power to fail when they come in contact with specific parts of… Continue reading.
If your pleasant warm shower is quickly chilled by a sudden rush of cold water, it may be time to consider replacing your home’s water heater. Fortunately, a variety of options exist that can lower long-term energy costs, including heat pump water heaters (HPWHs). They utilize the same technology found in heat pump heating and… Continue reading.
A picture of a cat on a window sill is the artwork that won Jeremy Loveras, a seventh grader at Lebanon Middle School, an opportunity to have his work displayed in the Indiana State Museum and in a statewide calendar distributed by Indiana’s electric cooperatives. “I drew another one of a cat on a window… Continue reading.