Miami-Cass REMC is a member-owned electric cooperative headquartered in Peru, Indiana. As a cooperative, Miami-Cass 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.
Qualifying households can receive winter heating and limited summer cooling assistance from the state’s Energy Assistance Program. More information is available by calling 1-800-382-9895, and a directory of intake offices by county is available by visiting the website of www.in.gov/ihcda. Many township trustees also offer energy assistance.
Camp Kilowatt Date: June 7-10 A fun and unique camp experience for students entering seventh grade. The camp takes place in early June and gives kids a chance to learn about energy while making new friends and enjoying activities and games. This three-day camp includes horseback riding, electric cooperative education, rock climbing, swimming and much… Continue reading.
This holiday season, while preparing for the fun that comes from the enjoyable winter holidays, you also can prepare for the higher bills caused by the wastes of energy past, present, and future. By overcoming these energy phantoms, you can make amends for past wasted energy and prevent them from taking more from your wallet… Continue reading.
I consider my four-legged companions — Kate, Lexi, Foxy, Peppers and Loki — part of the family. I can’t imagine life without them. I know others feel the same way about their pets. During the winter months, we make sure our whole family, including our four-legged members, is cozy –– without taking a big “bite”… Continue reading.
Miami-Cass REMC Journeyman Lineman Kolbie Cox joined the Miami-Cass REMC team in January 2018 as an apprentice lineman. Soon after, he enrolled in the four-year Rural Electric Apprentice Program (REAP) program to further his skills. Cox finished the REAP program earlier this year after completing 576 hours of classroom instruction combined with 8,000 hours of… Continue reading.
Counted seven board members attending. Attorney Jeremy Fetty attended via teleconference. Jim Savage presented the WVPA report. Todd Smith presented the IEC report. Fetty presented the legal report. Rob Schwartz presented the monthly CEO report. Minutes from the previous board meeting were approved. Financial report given by Schwartz. August monthly operating, member services and safety… Continue reading.
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.
Part of the excitement of the holidays is getting together with family and friends around a dinner table laden with a traditional holiday feast. Unfortunately, ill prepared foods can ruin more than holiday spirit — they can cause serious illness and even death. Here are some tips from the Center for Science in the Public… Continue reading.