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.
Boone REMC is helping the Lebanon High School Building Trades class adapt to the challenges of an uncertain year due to the pandemic. Because the class was unsure about scheduling and quarantine directives, they are renting the property from Boone REMC to construct a tiny house. The new structure will be mobile and constructed inside… Continue reading.
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DRIVE-THRU ANNUAL MEETINGAPRIL 17, 2021 Boone County 4-H Fairgrounds from 9 a.m.- 2 p.m. What’s happening at your annual meeting: Scholarships (applications at https://www.bremc.com) Giveaways $20 Titus Donuts gift certificate (for those who attend) $20 bill credit (for registering or returning ballot) Business Session Streamed Live (tune in at 2 p.m. on Facebook Live)
I would like to personally invite you to the Boone REMC 2021 Annual Meeting! We look forward to sharing our 85th diamond anniversary with you. We are working hard to put our community first during this unprecedented time. Connect with your board of directors and Boone REMC employees from a distance with our first drive-through… Continue reading.
Baby, it’s cold outside! When you’re feeling chilly at home, there are several budget-friendly ways you can keep comfortable without turning up the thermostat. Here are five easy ways to stay cozy this winter. 1. Whether you’re experiencing extremely cold winter temps or you simply “run cold,” an electric blanket can deliver quick warmth like… Continue reading.
What started out as a 16-year-old’s Eagle Scout project has become a significant historical breakthrough in Indiana’s past. Reece Thompson never imagined the time, labor or significance his restoration of the “Colored Cemetery” in Thorntown would have on the community or the descendants of those buried there. He learned that many of the descendants of… Continue reading.
The Rural Electric Apprenticeship Program (REAP) professionally trains electric linemen working for electric cooperatives throughout Indiana. Boone REMC’s Clayton Akers, Zach Love and Nick Shepherd all recently graduated from apprenticeship school and are now journeyman linemen. REAP by the numbers 8,000 hours of on the job training 612 hours of school work 4 years to… Continue reading.
LaGrange County REMC Energy Advisor Jake Taylor helped a co-op member scour his house to find the culprit causing the member’s high energy bills. Taylor started in the homeowner’s basement, at the circuit breaker box. He didn’t have to travel any further. Taylor connected a Sense, which is a home energy monitor that tracks electricity… Continue reading.
Join area employers for a virtual job fair highlighting job openings in Boone County on Jan. 20 and Feb. 17. Hosted by the Boone EDC and WorkOne, this free virtual job fair will discuss a variety of positions available at participating Boone County companies. Presenters will cover the job opportunities in detail, along with benefits… Continue reading.
Koppers Utility and Industrial Products has recognized Boone REMC’s Rex Princell, member services technician, for its Hometown Heroes award. This award recognizes co-op employees across the nation who have made a substantial difference in their business and/or community by going the extra mile to help others. Each month, Koppers recognizes one co-op employee and provides… Continue reading.
How many job fairs have you had? We have had seven virtual job fairs since the pandemic began (Pre-pandemic we would host two in-person job fairs.) How long will the virtual job fairs continue? We will continue with the virtual format in 2021. We have found that we are reaching more job seekers with… Continue reading.
We offer free in-home energy evaluations. Boone REMC’s Energy Advisors will show you easy ways to make your home more energy efficient. Though we are not currently doing in-home inspections, we can help you identify opportunities to make efficiency improvements throughout your home, attic, and basement. We’ll give you a list of our best recommendations… Continue reading.