Marshall County REMC is a member-owned electric cooperative headquartered in Plymouth, Indiana. As a cooperative, Marshall 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.
After 10 years of dedication and commitment to Operation Round Up and the community, Chairman Linda Vialard and Treasurer Deb Read retired from the program. Since Operation Round Up began in 2013, Vialard and Read have been fundamental to the success of the program. They continually went above and beyond their duties to ensure the… Continue reading.
Electric vehicle owner Laura Matney giggled while glancing at goods when visiting a gas station convenience store. Matney, the marketing manager for Wabash Valley Power Alliance (WVPA) and a Power Moves® team member, traveled with her family from Indiana to Sarasota, Florida, in their electric Tesla Model 3. It was Matney’s longest journey in an… Continue reading.
Since Boone REMC, Indiana’s first electric cooperative, was founded in 1936, electric cooperatives have succeeded because their consumer-owners stay politically engaged. Today, that engagement is more important than ever. Electric cooperatives continue to be well positioned to create a bright future for the communities they serve by engaging in political activity. Politics can be a… Continue reading.
The 4-H electric group had the opportunity to tour the Marshall County REMC Marco substation, located just east of Michigan Road south of Argos. This new substation is owned by Wabash Valley Power Alliance, Marshall County REMC’s wholesale power provider. The Marco substation serves members in the southern part of Marshall County. The 4-H electric… Continue reading.
Youth Tour to Washington, D.C. Marshall County REMC sponsored one local student on the Indiana Youth Tour to Washington, D.C., this past June. Youth Tour provides young Hoosiers with the opportunity to visit the nation’s capital, learn about government, experience American history and gain a better understanding of their electric cooperative and the government. Students… Continue reading.
Marshall County REMC welcomes Traci Olson as the new billing & operations coordinator. She previously worked as a buyer at RBC Precision Products. Olson grew up in Argos and resides in South Bend. She and her husband, Austin, have been married for four years and have six children between them. She enjoys camping, hiking and… Continue reading.
Many people welcome summer days not with smiles, but with sneezes, sniffles and sensitivity to seasonal allergies that leave them sprinting indoors. Yet their home might not be the allergen safe haven they consider it to be. Some of those very allergens making people ill can easily come indoors — and may be residing alongside… Continue reading.
Marshall County REMC celebrates 10 years of Operation Round Up this July. Through ORU, donations from you and other cooperative members are collected and placed in a separate fund administered by the Marshall County Community Foundation. Nonprofit organizations in our community can apply for grants. A volunteer board reviews the applications and chooses which programs… Continue reading.