LaGrange County REMC is a member-owned electric cooperative headquartered in LaGrange, Indiana. As a cooperative, LaGrange 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.
LaGrange County REMC recently welcomed two tree-trimmers/groundmen to its team: Jeff Patrick and Cole Harmes. Patrick joined the co-op on Oct. 25 after working at Jayco for three years. He revealed that there is a lot to learn on the electric distribution system but has loved working with the guys. “It’s a great work environment,”… Continue reading.
For every five years of service, employees and directors are recognized for their commitment to serving the members of LaGrange County REMC. In November, the co-op celebrated five individuals for their service. Pictured, from left, Director Shane Rasler, 5 years; Amanda Prough, 5 years; Gerald Young, 35 years; Colton Feller, 5 years; and Michael Peterson,… Continue reading.
Camp Kilowatt | June 8–11 A fun and unique camp experience for students entering seventh grade. The camp takes place in early June and gives kids a chance to learn about energy while making new friends and enjoying activities and games. This three-day camp includes horseback riding, electric cooperative education, rock climbing, swimming, and much… Continue reading.
The holiday season is one of my favorite times of year. I’m the member of my household who is ready to put the Christmas tree and lights up the day after Halloween. There is just something about the glow of those lights in the evening that gives me a sense of comfort and peace that… Continue reading.
LaGrange County REMC employees recently celebrated a milestone. Eighty-five years ago, several farmers joined together to create a powerful tradition. The cooperative was established, and they began the daunting task of building poles and stringing line that would bring electric power to members throughout LaGrange County. In the early ’30s the American economy was sluggishly… Continue reading.
Last month, LaGrange County REMC unveiled its new app and online payment portal. With a modern layout, it is much simpler to use. Just like our old app, you will be able to view your account(s), monitor energy use, pay your bill online and set up auto pay. With the new portal and app, you’ll… Continue reading.
With three new grants being funded during the fourth quarter of 2021, the LaGrange County REMC Operation Round Up program has now given back more than $600,000 to our community. The money has been used by organizations who serve all sectors of our community — youth, seniors, young families, and everyone in-between. Since the beginning… Continue reading.
Whether you’ve already decked your halls or you’re just getting started, there’s still time to incorporate energy savings into your holiday décor planning. If you haven’t strung your twinkle lights, be sure to use LED light strands. LEDs consume far less energy than incandescent lights and they can last 40 holiday seasons. They’re also safer… 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.
LaGrange County REMC isn’t like other utilities — you, as a consumer and a member own a portion of the business. As a not-for-profit cooperative, any revenues in excess of expenses (we call them “margins”) accrued in a year are allocated in the form of capital credits to members who received electric service during that… Continue reading.