Harrison REMC is a member-owned electric cooperative headquartered in Corydon, Indiana. As a cooperative, Harrison 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.
Congratulations to Lineman Kyle Voyles who recently completed the Hoosier Energy Apprentice Training and Safety program (HEATS). The program requires participants to complete 576 hours of classroom instruction and 8,000 hours of on-the-job training that develop technical skills and safety excellence.
In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity (including gender expression), sexual orientation, disability, age, marital… Continue reading.
Page Day (Jan. 22, 2020) Spend a day in the Indiana Senate with students from REMCs around the state. See the Senate in action, observe policy debates, assist legislators during session, and tour the governor’s office and Statehouse. REQUIREMENTS: You must be available on Jan. 22 and have reliable transportation to and from the Indiana… Continue reading.
When ice storms coat power lines, high winds can lead to lines that bounce and buck around. While rare, this movement is known as galloping lines. Power lines are designed to sway, but if a wire is weighted down with ice and is pushed around from wind, it could move close to a grounded component… Continue reading.
By David Lett The holidays are a time of year that many of us eagerly anticipate. The season is marked by special foods, seasonal decorations and lots of festivities. We cherish carrying on old family traditions and enjoy creating new ones. For me personally, I look forward to more time spent with family and friends. … Continue reading.
Being a member of an electric co-op is a unique opportunity to be part of the decision-making process in a business. Because Harrison REMC is a cooperative, it is owned by its members. That means members are responsible for voting for fellow members to take leadership positions on the board of directors. Each April, Harrison… Continue reading.
Harrison REMC will be closed on Dec. 24 and 25, 2019. The directors and employees would like to wish all members a merry Christmas!
Paws off! Keep your pets safe from electrical dangers: Make sure all plugs are inserted completely into their wall sockets. If your pet seems interested in electrical cords, check the cords frequently for signs of fraying and replace any damaged cords immediately. Appliances near sinks and bathtubs should only be plugged into outlets equipped with… Continue reading.
Harrison REMC is offering an opportunity for children to visit with Santa on Wednesday, Dec. 11, from 3:30–6:30 p.m. A photographer will be on hand to capture each child’s time with Santa. A photo of each child will be available at no charge, and parents can also bring a camera to take their own photo…. Continue reading.
by Cathy Racicot Two days in this month — Veterans Day and Thanksgiving — make us particularly thankful. We are thankful for the veterans who have allowed us the freedoms to celebrate Thanksgiving with family and friends. November is the time to be grateful for all the blessings we have, and we especially want to… Continue reading.