LaGrange County REMC
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.
Navigating the new economy
Costs are rising all around us and, like electric cooperatives across the nation, LaGrange County REMC is feeling the financial pinch. Prior to all the current economic fluctuations, our electric rates stayed remarkably stable for years. In fact, the last time LaGrange County REMC increased our base rates was 2012. We did increase our facility… Continue reading.
Join us for your virtual annual meeting on June 10!
Mark your calendar and plan to join us virtually for the 2022 LaGrange County REMC Annual Meeting on June 10. Members can watch the meeting live on Facebook at 4:30 p.m. You do not need a Facebook account to watch. When you go to our page, facebook.com/lagrangecountyremc, simply scroll down to the post containing our… Continue reading.
Investing in our youth
LaGrange County REMC is proud to announce the recipients of its 2022 scholarships. The cooperative awarded three $1,000 scholarships to help students in our community further their education. To be eligible, the recipients’ parents or guardians must be members of LaGrange County REMC. Candidates were judged based on grade point average, a short autobiography, and… Continue reading.
Power Moves rebate awarded
Perkins Twin Creek Farms recently received a rebate from LaGrange County REMC’s Power Moves program. The farm installed six new robotic milking devices to help automate its milking operation. Pictured, from left to right, are Jake Taylor, energy advisor at LaGrange County REMC, and Jason Perkins and Mitch Perkins, Perkins Twin Creek Farms. To learn… Continue reading.
Spare change making a difference
It’s spare change that makes a big difference. Thanks to participating Operation Round Up members for allowing their bills to be rounded-up each month to the nearest dollar. Since the beginning of the program in January 2002, over $615,000 has been given back to our community. The money has been used by organizations who serve… Continue reading.
Attend Your Co-op’s Annual Meeting
As people plan in-person events following the pandemic-induced isolation the past two years, some are circling calendar dates for a familiar favorite — from their electric cooperative. Many electric co-ops are planning their annual meetings following canceled, scaled down, or virtual events during the COVID-19 pandemic. Some co-ops have returned to hosting in-person member events,… Continue reading.
A solid investment in your cooperative
As a member and owner of LaGrange County REMC, you make an investment in the co-op every time you pay your bill. This collective investment in the co-op benefits you and the community immediately and over time. So what exactly is this monthly investment, and how do you benefit from it? The service charge is… Continue reading.
Meet your board candidates
Every year, as a member of LaGrange County REMC, you have the opportunity to vote for your board of directors. This year includes three uncontested races. District 5 C. Shane Rasler currently serves District 5. He has been an REMC member for 24 years and has served on its board of directors since 2016. Rasler… Continue reading.
How do I cast my vote for the board of directors?
In mid-May, every member will receive a letter in the mail from LaGrange County REMC. The letter will outline instructions on how you can vote in the 2022 board of directors election. There are two convenient ways in which you can vote — by mail or online. To vote by mail, simply check the boxes… Continue reading.
REMC team welcomes Radcliff
Tim Radcliff joined LaGrange County REMC as the fiber operations supervisor in late February. He oversees broadband installation, cable maintenance, along with other fiber-related processes. Radcliff has worked in the communications industry for over 25 years, but wanted to get out of the corporate world. “I like the idea of being member-focused. The co-ops are… Continue reading.