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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.

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Board meets in July

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Posted on Sep 07, 2021 in Miami-Cass REMC

Counted seven board members attending. Attorney Jay Michael attended via teleconference. Financial audit presented by Earl Ridlen of LWG. Jim Savage presented the WVPA report. Michael presented the legal report. Rob Schwartz presented the monthly CEO report. Minutes from the previous board meeting were approved. Financial report given by Stephanie Ziems, director of accounting and… Continue reading.

Understanding power surges and blinks

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Posted on Sep 07, 2021 in Miami-Cass REMC

Have you ever noticed your lights blink during a thunderstorm? Or perhaps you’ve noticed a blinking microwave clock when you arrive home. When this happens, you’ve likely experienced a brief disruption to your electric service, which could result from a power surge or blink. While the symptoms of surges and blinks can appear similar, what’s… Continue reading.

It’s your business

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Posted on Aug 31, 2021 in A Co-op Perspective, Boone REMC, Heartland REMC, Kankakee Valley REMC, LaGrange County REMC, Marshall County REMC, Miami-Cass REMC, Noble REMC, Steuben County REMC, Warren County REMC

No matter your job, a business owner lives in your house: you! As a member of your local electric cooperative, you are actually an owner (a member-consumer) of the organization! Electric cooperatives sprang up across the U.S. in the 1930s as towns and cities across the nation gained access to electricity. The Rural Electrification Act… Continue reading.

Looking back on the year

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Posted on Aug 05, 2021 in Miami-Cass REMC

Each year, as Miami-Cass REMC’s CEO, I am given the privilege of addressing you, our members, at our Member Appreciation Day/Annual Meeting. Here are a few highlights from my address to those in attendance at the meeting: It truly has been a strange year and a half as we find ourselves at another virtual meeting…. Continue reading.

Annual meeting prize winners

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Posted on Aug 05, 2021 in Miami-Cass REMC

$500 Bill Credit Bryon Norris Sherri Moore $100 Bill Credit Patricia Fry Dwayne Johnson Allen Parker Shinn Robin Skiles Donald Craig Wayne Hostetler David Quick Jeff Brenton Charles Brown Josh Clingaman $50 Visa Card Richard Surface Bryan Reed Donald Byrum Richard Slisher Larry Conner Thomas Buffum David Carver Kent Mills Janelle Foust Jill Robertson $25… Continue reading.

Annual Meeting recap

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Posted on Aug 05, 2021 in Miami-Cass REMC

Miami-Cass REMC’s 82nd Member Appreciation Day and Annual Meeting was held virtually June 17 at the Miami-Cass REMC headquarters in Peru. A total of 235 members submitted their voting cards to the REMC prior to the meeting, which represents nearly 4.7 percent of the total voting membership. Miami-Cass REMC employee Mike Barron welcomed everyone, Pastor… Continue reading.

Board meets in June

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Posted on Aug 05, 2021 in Miami-Cass REMC

Counted seven board members attending. Attorney Jeremy Fetty also attended via teleconference. WVPA board report was given by Jim Savage. Rob Schwartz presented the monthly CEO report. Minutes from the previous board meeting were approved. Financial report given by Schwartz. May monthly operating, member services and safety reports were reviewed. Set the next board meeting… Continue reading.

4-H Electric judging

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Posted on Aug 05, 2021 in Miami-Cass REMC

Miami-Cass REMC continues to support the 4-H Electric program in Miami and Cass counties. There were great projects this year and we are proud of the accomplishments of this year’s participants. There were 20 entries in Miami County and 16 entries in Cass County. Fair judging took place on June 18 in Miami County and… Continue reading.

Sunny savings?

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Posted on Jul 26, 2021 in A Co-op Perspective, Boone REMC, Heartland REMC, Kankakee Valley REMC, LaGrange County REMC, Marshall County REMC, Miami-Cass REMC, Noble REMC, Steuben County REMC

These dog days of summer might have you considering putting those loitering summer sunrays to work making electricity for your home. Advances in technology have helped make the cost of solar energy more affordable. More people than ever before are considering adding solar panels to their home. But before you contact a solar panel sales… Continue reading.

Reliability: Part of our service mission

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Posted on Jul 10, 2021 in Miami-Cass REMC

Miami-Cass REMC exists to serve our members as a low-cost and reliable electric service provider.  Your cooperative, in conjunction with our power supplier (Wabash Valley Power Alliance), is constantly looking to increase reliability through reducing outages. One of the ways to maintain reliability is being able to switch substations to keep the power flowing to… Continue reading.

Meet Lora Goodman

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Posted on Jul 10, 2021 in Miami-Cass REMC

Lora Goodman began her career with Miami-Cass REMC in October 2008. In her 13 years with the cooperative, she has held a variety of important positions. Initially, she was trained as a customer service representative, but was quickly moved to the accounting department. Goodman remained in that position until 2015 when she moved to the… Continue reading.

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