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.
When your local electric cooperative’s energy advisor is stumped by a perplexing power problem, the solution may come from a fellow energy advisor in another town – or even another state. Local electric cooperatives, including your power provider, vary in size and the number of homes and businesses they serve. Yet they are… Continue reading.
Most adults have a vague memory of a time when “checking for messages” meant listening to an answering machine. We carried on with our days without relying on cell phones and managed just fine. But today, we are more connected than ever through our smartphones and other devices. Our phones are so much more now… Continue reading.
Joe Wyant began his career with Miami-Cass REMC in April 2011 in accounts payable where he spent approximately five years. He is now a work order clerk and reports to the REMC’s Director of Operations Brandon Williams. Wyant’s primary role is to financially translate the physical material purchased to financial capitalized assets. In addition to… Continue reading.
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.
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.
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.
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.
$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.
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.
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.