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.
Do you know why the cooperative holds an annual meeting each year? It gives you the opportunity to vote for your board of directors, hear important financial information and, of course, register for great door prizes! LaGrange County REMC’s annual meeting is a community gathering where members can meet new neighbors or catch up with… Continue reading.
As a reminder, coming out of the colder, winter months, your monthly bill is largely determined by the amount of energy you use. In colder weather, your heating system works much harder to keep your home comfortable. That’s especially true in sub-zero temperatures like those that brought the community to a standstill in January, which… Continue reading.
Members will see a friendly, and maybe familiar, face in the District 3 seat of the LaGrange County REMC Board of Directors. The board recently appointed Tony Bontrager, a lifelong resident of LaGrange County and the former director of finance at Westview School Corporation, to the position. Bontrager will fill the seat left vacant with… Continue reading.
At this year’s annual meeting on June 8, LaGrange County REMC members will have the opportunity to vote for individuals to represent them for the following districts: District 3: All of Bloomfield Township and the east portion of Clay Township, being all of Sections 1, 2, 11, 12, 13, 14, 23, 24, 25, 35 and… Continue reading.
By Jake Taylor Let’s talk windows. If I had a dollar for every time I’ve heard, “A salesperson said I need new windows because they’ll save me 50 percent on my energy bills,” I would have a couple hundred dollars. The reality is, most windows don’t need to be replaced. What you currently have is… Continue reading.
American Legion Post 215 in LaGrange recently received a LaGrange County REMC POWER MOVES® rebate check for improving the energy efficiency of its headquarters. The Legion received $4,711 for upgrading to LED lighting, an easy change and an efficient way to save money and energy. Are you making energy-efficient upgrades to your home, farm or… Continue reading.
It’s not unusual to find yourself scrolling through social media and seeing local organizations asking for financial assistance or donations. Programs through the local fire department, recreation center or school system are all in need of funding to help continue the work that makes such a difference in our lives and the lives of others… Continue reading.
Each year, LaGrange County REMC awards three $1,000 scholarships to help area students further their education at an accredited college or trade school of their choice. The deadline to apply is only a few weeks away, so don’t miss your opportunity! Applicants must be an actively enrolled senior. Their parents’ or legal guardians’ primary residence… Continue reading.
The melting snow means that spring is arriving – and so is your local electric cooperative’s annual meeting! Co-ops start hosting their annual meetings in the spring, which is a great time for you to get it on your calendar and plan to attend! As a member of your local electric cooperative, you are also… Continue reading.
It’s a popular misperception that replacing windows can lead to significant energy savings. But, frequently other projects will give a better payback and increase your comfort. There are instances when replacing windows makes sense: aesthetic reasons, addressing broken panes, or if the window is not functioning because of damaged hardware. But if you are thinking… Continue reading.
You’ve probably seen information from LaGrange County REMC detailing ways you can use less electricity. You may be thinking: “Why would we recommend such a thing? Shouldn’t we want to sell more electricity to make more money?” It may come as a surprise, but the answer is no, for two reasons. First, using more electricity… Continue reading.
Use your voice! Run for LaGrange County REMC’s board of directors. If you’ve been looking for a way to become more involved in the cooperative, and in turn, your community, now is the time to pick up a petition to run for a seat on our board of directors. At this year’s LaGrange County REMC… Continue reading.