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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 January

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Posted on Mar 11, 2022 in Miami-Cass REMC

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

Meter tampering is a crime

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Posted on Mar 11, 2022 in Miami-Cass REMC

Meter tampering can result in electric shock, is illegal and will cost you hundreds of dollars in charges and fees. Never break a meter seal or open a meter base.  Never remove a meter or alter an entrance cable in any manner. Only REMC personnel are authorized to work on your electric meter. If a… Continue reading.

Hardened House

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Posted on Feb 26, 2022 in A Co-op Perspective, Boone REMC, Heartland REMC, Jay County REMC, Kankakee Valley REMC, LaGrange County REMC, Marshall County REMC, Miami-Cass REMC, Noble REMC, Steuben County REMC

Noble REMC energy advisor Brian Hawk worked with high school students pouring concrete in a project that taught even him valuable lessons.  Hawk helped the students set forms and pour a basement using insulated concrete forms (ICF). ICF blocks are made from a foam exterior with rebar placed on the inside, which has connective plastic… Continue reading.

Save energy when working from home

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Posted on Feb 06, 2022 in Miami-Cass REMC

Today, more Americans are working from home than ever before. More time spent at home means more energy used throughout the day.  If you’re punching the clock from home, there are small steps you can take to reduce your energy use and save on electric bills. Here are five easy ones.  Use a smart power… Continue reading.

Employee Spotlight: Kerri Gaumer

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Posted on Feb 06, 2022 in Miami-Cass REMC

Kerri Gaumer, human resource assistant for Miami-Cass REMC, started with the cooperative in March 2021. She works part time and assists Lora Goodman, director of human resources, with various assignments and tasks. Prior to joining the REMC, she was a stay-at-home mom and helped her mother with her local wedding and party decorating business. Gaumer… Continue reading.

Saying goodbye

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Posted on Feb 06, 2022 in Miami-Cass REMC

On Feb. 17, I will officially retire after 16½ years of serving you, our members.  When I started at Miami-Cass REMC, I was hired as its energy advisor. I enjoyed helping you save money by being more energy efficient and making your home more comfortable. I then transitioned to director of member services. I will… Continue reading.

Board meets in December

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Posted on Feb 06, 2022 in Miami-Cass REMC

Counted six board members in attendance. Attorney Jeremy Fetty attended via teleconference. Jim Savage presented the WVPA 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. November monthly operating, member services and safety reports were reviewed and approved…. Continue reading.

Benefits of tree trimming

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Posted on Feb 06, 2022 in Miami-Cass REMC

Clearing trees and overgrown vegetation is vital to provide safe, reliable power to our consumer-members. We clear certain areas in our service territory, known as rights-of-way, to:  Keep power lines clear of tree limbs. Restore power more quickly.  Keep crews and members of our community safe.  Reduce unexpected costs for repairs.  Vegetation management improves service… Continue reading.

Apply for our youth programs

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Posted on Feb 06, 2022 in Miami-Cass REMC

Camp Kilowatt | June 8–11 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.

Get more green to go green

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Posted on Jan 26, 2022 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

It now pays more than ever – literally – to consider installing a closed loop geothermal system to heat and cool your home. The Power Moves® rebate for closed loop geothermal systems has increased to $2,000 for 2022. The rebate is for closed loop geothermal heat pumps installed in new homes or in existing homes… Continue reading.

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