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 summer sun quickly drives up outdoor temperatures. Rather than perpetually running your air conditioner, some strategic planning can save you energy, leading to lower electric use. Steps you can take to reduce your energy costs are to: Open the windows on cool summer evenings and nights. A cool breeze in the evening and overnight… Continue reading.
Traders Point Christian Schools (TPCS) has broken ground on a new middle school facility. Renovations will be done on the east side of the high school facility. The 14,000 square foot facility will house classrooms on the first floor. The second floor will be left open for multipurpose use. “Students need open space for things… Continue reading.
Zionsville Community Schools plans to add a new elementary and a potential middle school at 875 E. between 400 and 500 S. Eagleworth Substation is north of the existing sports complex and early proposals point to the footprint being similar to Union Elementary.
Western Boone Schools received a $25,000 rebate from PowerMoves for their second floor renovation to the Jr.-Sr. High School. A LED lighting system and an infrared water heating system were included in the rebates for their energy efficiency efforts. Superintendent Rob Ramey (left) and Boone REMC’s Jeanette Johnson celebrate the efforts that will save both… Continue reading.
The Boone REMC Operation Round Up program is breaking records in giving back to the Boone County community. Recently, the board exceeded the $700,000 mark in giving since its inception in 2006. Its 2020 giving total now stands at $39,250 with the latest grant cycle impacting mostly families, children, and safety. The following grants were… Continue reading.
The sweltering summer heat can mean diving into your swimming pool — and high diving deep into energy costs. With temperatures starting to rise, you may be eyeing the swimming pool to help cool you off this summer. If you have a pool at your home, you likely are not yearning as much for those… Continue reading.
Community Service Energy Efficiency Youth Programs
Chef Rick Whiteman has structured his business to incorporate a love of cooking. Since he was a child, he has taken ownership of a farm to fork inspired mission to help those who have a need for nutritious cuisine. “I like knowing where my products come from and chemicals change the taste of the food,”… Continue reading.
When it comes to food and talking about it, Michele Payn of rural Boone County is a resident expert. She recently wrote her third book, “Food Bullying”, which takes a look at the misrepresentation of food and sheds light on bogus nutritional and environmental claims. It is a #1 bestseller and follows two other award-winning… Continue reading.