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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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Are you ready to serve?

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Posted on Mar 11, 2022 in Miami-Cass REMC

In one of the most notable inaugural speeches given, President John F. Kennedy said, “Ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country.” His inspiring words urged Americans to take actions that benefited the greater good. In essence, Kennedy was saying our country thrives when we all… Continue reading.

Employee spotlight: Ronnie Rubio

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Posted on Mar 11, 2022 in Miami-Cass REMC

Our latest cooperative employee to highlight is Ronnie Rubio, an underground installer with Broadway Broadband Powered by Miami-Cass REMC. He joined the team in October 2021 and is responsible for the installation of underground fiber from the utility pole to a member’s home in preparation for connection inside the home.  Rubio is a 2012 graduate… Continue reading.

Is it time to service your cooling system?

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Posted on Mar 11, 2022 in Miami-Cass REMC

When was your cooling system last serviced? Most manufacturers recommend an annual tune-up for your home’s cooling system. March is a great time to schedule this service so you can beat the summer rush when the pros are busiest.  A qualified professional can check the amount of refrigerant, accuracy of the thermostat, condition of belts… Continue reading.

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.

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