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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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Welcome Alwine to Broadway Broadband

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Posted on Oct 09, 2021 in Miami-Cass REMC

Chandler Alwine started with Broadway Broadband in August. He is a network manager reporting to Director of Information Technology Matt Mavrick and is responsible for splicing and fiber design, and the mapping and scheduling of underground wire jobs. He has three people reporting to him.  Prior to joining Broadway Broadband, Alwin worked for five years… Continue reading.

Board meets in August

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Posted on Oct 09, 2021 in Miami-Cass REMC

Counted seven board members attending. 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. Schwartz gave the financial report. July monthly operating, member services and safety reports were reviewed and approved. Set… Continue reading.

Homeowner safety tips for Halloween

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Posted on Oct 09, 2021 in Miami-Cass REMC

Make sure your yard is clear of such things as ladders, hoses, dog leashes and flowerpots that can trip young ones. Make sure any outdoor lighting or other electric decorations are rated for outdoor use. Battery-powered jack-o’-lantern candles are preferable to a real flame. If you do use candles, place the pumpkin well away from… Continue reading.

Putting the ‘co-op’ in ‘cooperation’

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Posted on Sep 28, 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

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.

Emplyee Spotlight: Joe Wyant

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Posted on Sep 07, 2021 in Miami-Cass REMC

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.

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.

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