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.
Brian Perry is Marshall County REMC’s new member services manager. Perry, formerly the building trades instructor at John Glenn School Corporation, will assist members with new services, upgrades, and high energy use inquiries. Additional responsibilities will include safety education, commercial accounts, rebates and economic development. Perry and his wife, Tracy, have two daughters, Kayla, 24,… Continue reading.
Marshall County REMC will be closed on Nov. 24 and 25 for the Thanksgiving holiday.
The falling autumn leaves will soon give way to falling snowflakes and carolers singing our way into the holiday season. While it may seem like an odd time to plan outdoor getaways, it’s the right time for gifts that will help avid campers get ahead! Technology has led to some unique possibilities offering comfort (and… Continue reading.
Fall is a busy time, and October is a particularly eventful month with school, community and sports activities in full swing. It’s also when all cooperatives celebrate National Cooperative Month. When Marshall County REMC celebrates Co-op Month, it is celebrating you! After all, our co-op wouldn’t exist without you, our members. Our core business purpose… Continue reading.
Marshall County REMC is currently seeking applications for the Operation Round Up board. The Marshall County REMC board will appoint one new member to the Operation Round Up board. The Operation Round Up board meets quarterly to review all grant applications and determine how the Operation Round funds will be distributed back into the community…. Continue reading.
Marshall County REMC and RTC Communications have been business partners since 2017. Since the partnership began, over 350 miles of fiber have been placed throughout Marshall County. Marshall County Fiber can now serve over 2,500 homes with reliable, high-speed internet. Fiber is the Fastest Internet New technology is developed each day to digitize much of… Continue reading.
This October, you should be treated by ghoulish figures visiting on Halloween — not tricked by unexpectedly high energy costs. Every fall, people enjoy the milder temperatures while preparing for the coming Midwestern winter. Make sure you’re treating yourself to energy savings by making the right upgrades. Even small home improvements can lead to long-term… Continue reading.
Cooperatives in America are as old as the nation itself. The first successful U.S. cooperative was organized in 1752 when Benjamin Franklin formed the Philadelphia Contributionship for the Insurance of Houses from Loss by Fire — the nation’s oldest continuing cooperative. It continues to operate today. Electric cooperatives began because investor-owned utilities did not find it… Continue reading.
Since September is National Preparedness Month — and because severe weather events seem to be occurring more frequently — consider planning for bad weather now before storms hit. I urge you not only to have enough food, water and supplies to last at least a few days, but to take other practical steps to keep… Continue reading.
Great job to all of the students who completed their 4-H Electric projects. Division 1 Champion: Liam Wright Reserve Champion: Levi Bansen Division 2 Champion: Zane Hurford Reserve Champion: Brayden Langfeldt Division 3 Champion: Michael Czajkowski Reserve Champion: Isaiah Pletcher Division 4 Champion: Marcus Houin Reserve Champion: Bryce Ferguson Advanced Electric Champion: Mathew Houin … Continue reading.
The Marshall County 4-H Electric Program is successful thanks to our dedicated volunteer leaders. The REMC would like to thank one of those leaders for his 47 years of service to the 4-H Electric program. Nilas Miller served his last year as the division 4 leader after helping countless students get their projects ready for… Continue reading.
Continuing the mission of concern for community, Operation Round Up awards local non-profits with grants to support the work they do in the community. On Tuesday, July 26, the Marshall County REMC Operation Round Up board awarded four grants, totaling $6,500 to the following organizations: Brotherhood of Professional Police Officers and Emergency Services received funding… Continue reading.