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.
Have you updated your contact information?
How long has it been since you updated your contact information with us? You might not have your landline anymore, but we could still have it listed as the primary number on your account record. Because your contact information is our connection to you, it is important to make sure we have your information listed… Continue reading.
Starting Your Business Next Year?
By Chanda Mundil 1. Don’t worry about your logo, color scheme, or any other shiny branding out of the gate! I see too many business owners get stuck in the design phase for too long when ultimately these pieces will come together down the road! The MOST important marketing strategy you need to launch is… Continue reading.
You’ve likely heard the phrase, “‘Tis better to give than to receive.” And this time of year is a wonderful opportunity to benefit your community (and Concern for Community is one of our guiding Cooperative Principles!). Here are a few ways you can have a meaningful impact this December: Volunteer your skills or strengths. Everyone… Continue reading.
Cooperative Day of Caring
Twelve Boone REMC employees volunteered at Watch Us Farm in Zionsville for Co-Op Day of Caring. This is a national cooperative effort to give back to the communities they serve. Staking Engineer Joe Stark volunteers his time to stack pavers at Watch Us Farm on Co-Op Community Day. The Boone REMC crew set pavers for… Continue reading.
Support small businesses this holiday season
By Allyson Gutwein The holiday season is a fantastic time of the year to do many things, including shop! We search for unique items, white elephant gifts, keepsakes and goodies that will make us Santa’s favorite elf. When it comes to purchasing does it really matter where we shop? In short: IT DOES. Shopping locally… Continue reading.
Last month, we took a look at cooperative principles 1-3. This month, we take a look at the remaining four principles. Autonomy and Independence The fourth principle, Autonomy and Independence, means that the co-op operates in an autonomous way that is solely directed and guided by its members, reflecting the values and needs of our… Continue reading.
This holiday season you’ll probably see lots of advertising for “smart” home this and “smart” home that. Commercials will highlight gadgets that make your life better because they make your home so dang smart. Rather than make promises about how “smart” these devices are, let’s talk about how they can be more helpful in your… Continue reading.
Part of the excitement of the holidays is getting together with family and friends around a dinner table laden with a traditional holiday feast. Unfortunately, ill prepared foods can ruin more than holiday spirit — they can cause serious illness and even death. Here are some tips from the Center for Science in the Public… Continue reading.