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Jay County REMC is a member-owned electric cooperative headquartered in Portland, Indiana. As a cooperative, Jay County 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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Give us your feedback

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Posted on Sep 05, 2022 in Jay County REMC

Did you attend our annual meeting this year or take advantage of the opportunity to vote early in our lobby? We would love to receive your feedback. Our annual meeting format was changed drastically this year. Board of directors voting was offered in the office and during a day at the Jay County Fair for… Continue reading.

Turn it off

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Posted on Sep 05, 2022 in Jay County REMC

Take a vacation from high electric bills by making your home — and your family’s habits — more energy efficient. That doesn’t just mean hitting the light switch when you leave a room (make sure your most used lights are LEDs). You should also make sure your television, computer, video game consoles, cable boxes, and… Continue reading.

Building a Power Moves Home leads to new considerations and savings

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Posted on Aug 31, 2022 in A Co-op Perspective, Boone REMC, Heartland REMC, Jay County REMC, Kankakee Valley REMC, LaGrange County REMC, Marshall County REMC, Miami-Cass REMC, Noble REMC, Steuben County REMC

Co-op members building their “forever” homes enjoy choosing new home options — from flooring to cabinets to paint colors. Those members can also work with their local electric cooperative to build a Power Moves® Home. Houses built to the Power Moves Home standard are on average at least 20% more energy efficient than a traditional… Continue reading.

Bringing on the nostalgia

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Posted on Aug 07, 2022 in Jay County REMC

It’s no secret that things have been a bit tough for everyone lately. These tough times have left many of us longing for “the good old days.”  For some of us, that means a simpler time that passed a little slower without the constant access to breaking news. The truth is that sometimes we need… Continue reading.

Return to camp

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Posted on Aug 07, 2022 in Jay County REMC

Every summer, Jay County REMC invites incoming seventh graders to apply for a camp experience unlike any other summer camp. Camp Kilowatt, formerly called Touchstone Energy Camp, allows students to learn about the electric cooperative industry and electricity, participate in fun summer activities, and make new friends.  This four-day and three-night camp included tons of… Continue reading.

Indiana Youth Tour to D.C.

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Posted on Aug 07, 2022 in Jay County REMC

This June, Jay County REMC was honored to sponsor Joseph Kunk on the Indiana Youth Tour to Washington, D.C. Kunk, a Portland resident, is a Jay County Junior-Senior High School incoming senior.  Youth Tour is a weeklong experience that allows students to visit historical monuments and museums, meet with Indiana’s congressional delegation on Capitol Hill,… Continue reading.

After school savings

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Posted on Jul 28, 2022 in A Co-op Perspective, Boone REMC, Heartland REMC, Jay County REMC, Kankakee Valley REMC, LaGrange County REMC, Marshall County REMC, Miami-Cass REMC, Noble REMC, Steuben County REMC

Buses steadily starting and stopping along subdivision streets signal the start of the season’s school day schedules. As teens settle back into the school year, they’re also getting used to their afterschool routines: fall sports, homework or part-time jobs. Regardless of when teenagers arrive home, there are steps they can take to minimize their electricity… Continue reading.

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The year in review

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Posted on Jul 10, 2022 in Jay County REMC

With the uncertainty we faced last year, we erred on the side of caution and elected to hold our annual meeting virtually. We offered our members the chance to vote early in our lobby rather than risk having a large gathering. We are happy to say this year looks a lot different and we are… Continue reading.

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