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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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Zionsville Chamber celebrates 60 years

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Posted on Mar 29, 2021 in Boone REMC

On May 10, 1961, the Zionsville Chamber met for its charter night at the Indiana Baptist Home. Sixty years later, the chamber is still looking for ways to improve and grow. Director Allyson Guttwein and her staff recently visited a town in Missouri similar to the size and scope of Zionsville to see how to… Continue reading.

Building a home?

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Posted on Mar 26, 2021 in A Co-op Perspective, Boone REMC, Heartland REMC, Kankakee Valley REMC, LaGrange County REMC, Marshall County REMC, Miami-Cass REMC, Noble REMC, Steuben County REMC

If you’re thinking about building your own home, you’ve probably spent a lot of time figuring out the details. You’ve considered different floorplans and selected complementary colors that pop. But have you considered energy efficiency? The Power Moves Home program is perfect for anyone about to build their own home. Your local electric co-op helped… Continue reading.

Money in the bath

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Posted on Mar 02, 2021 in A Co-op Perspective, Boone REMC, Kankakee Valley REMC, LaGrange County REMC, Marshall County REMC, Miami-Cass REMC, Noble REMC, Steuben County REMC, Warren County REMC

While your steaming hot shower may leave you feeling like royalty, the appliance heating that water may be dethroning money from your wallet.  A variety of energy resources power different kinds of water heaters to warm the water that people use in their daily lives. The type of water heater in your house could lead… Continue reading.

Boone REMC houses building trades class

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Posted on Mar 01, 2021 in Boone REMC

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.

Join us for your annual meeting on April 17

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Posted on Mar 01, 2021 in Boone REMC

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)

A year like no other — an annual meeting to match

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Posted on Mar 01, 2021 in Boone REMC

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.

5 ways to stay cozy this winter

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Posted on Jan 26, 2021 in Boone REMC

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.

Preserving history

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Posted on Jan 26, 2021 in Boone REMC

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.

Congrats to our graduating linemen!

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Posted on Jan 26, 2021 in Boone REMC

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.

Home energy monitors can unearth interesting discoveries

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Posted on Jan 26, 2021 in A Co-op Perspective, Boone REMC, Heartland REMC, Kankakee Valley REMC, LaGrange County REMC, Marshall County REMC, Miami-Cass REMC, Noble REMC, Steuben County REMC, Warren County REMC

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.

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