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.
Page Day: Jan. 23 Spend a day in the Indiana Senate with students from REMCs around the state. Highlights include a Statehouse tour, mock bill activity, speakers and other educational activities. REQUIREMENTS: You must be available on Jan. 23 and have reliable transportation to and from the Indiana Statehouse that day. The program is open… Continue reading.
The energy efficiency updates you’re planning for your home in 2019 will help save you money, but you could also qualify for a rebate, depending on the projects you have planned. To see more, including rebates for your business, visit www.PowerMoves.com. Purchase receipts are required for all rebate applications. AHRI Certificates required for all geothermal,… Continue reading.
With all the planning this holiday season, home improvement projects may be the last thing on your mind. Yet with the arriving winter weather, one thing is certain: Your wallet won’t just feel lighter because of presents! Heating bills for the winter months can add even more stress to the season. Fortunately, you can take… Continue reading.
With the holidays just around the corner, there’s no better time to show our commitment to our members than through the disbursement of capital credits. Longtime members of LaGrange County REMC have benefited from receiving cash back over the years. For our newer members who aren’t as familiar with our cooperative principles, let me help… Continue reading.
Director Jeff Hampshire’s decision to join the LaGrange County REMC Board of Directors in 1992 was sparked in the 1970s with a piece of advice from former board member Frankie Parish. “You know, at some point in time, you young people are going to have to step up to the plate and take over for… Continue reading.
Northeast Indiana veterans from World War II and the Vietnam and Korean Wars were recognized in October for their service and sacrifice with an all-expenses-paid trip to Washington, D.C., to see the memorials dedicated to them. The trip was provided through Honor Flight Northeast Indiana, which has hosted more than 2,200 veterans on such trips… Continue reading.
Kathy Brittenham smiles as she explains why she and her husband wanted to become part of LaGrange County REMC’s Co-op Solar program. “It’s time to put my money where my mouth is, so to speak,” Britthenham said with a laugh. A former environmental science teacher at Prairie Heights Middle School, she said even though she… Continue reading.
Operations Manager Terry Helmer can still recall his beginning days with LaGrange County REMC. He made $3 an hour as one of 10 employees at the cooperative, learned his job as a lineman through a correspondence-like program and served about 3,000 members. Helmer celebrated 45 years at the cooperative this year, and was recognized in… Continue reading.
Concern for the community is one of the strongest principles of LaGrange County REMC and its members. This is tangibly seen through Operation Round Up, which distributes grants to local nonprofit organizations from donations collected through participating members each month. This quarter, that generosity amounted to more than $9,500 in contributions to local food banks,… Continue reading.
The brisk chilly air and color-changing leaves let you know that the holidays are just around the corner! As you plan to partake in annual holiday decorating, you can take some steps to help save money on the décor’s accompanying energy use. Some steps to consider are: Use LED lights for energy savings. If you… Continue reading.
“Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.” In the spirit of William Arthur Ward’s words, I’d like to express my gratitude for your membership in our electric cooperative. Because of your connection to LaGrange County REMC, we are able to make our community a better place. During… Continue reading.