Stacie Busick is a customer service representative at Orange County Fiber. “My favorite part of my job is talking with customers. I come to learn a lot about some of the customers’ families, past jobs and sometimes of the troubles they are facing,” Busick said. She and her husband, Bill, have two children, Alex and… Continue reading.
Nov. 4: Don’t forget to turn your clocks back one hour, as Daylight Savings Time ends. Nov. 22–23: Orange County REMC office closes for Thanksgiving as our employees spend time with their families. Dec. 14: Deadline to submit applications for energy-efficient rebates (heat pumps, geothermal systems and water heaters.) Visit our website at www.myremc.coop for… Continue reading.
Orange County REMC was pleased to award $300 to the Springs Valley High School Chess Club to purchase additional chess sets and timing clocks. Another $300 grant was awarded to the Lady Hawks Golf Team to purchase umbrellas, golf towels and other equipment. If you have an organization or civic group that could benefit from… Continue reading.
Orange County Fiber is pleased to announce that installation of fiber-optic internet in our territory is progressing as planned. Phase 1 will be completed on Kelso Road toward Spring Mill, and by the beginning of November, contractors will have hung an estimated 21 miles of fiber. Want to learn more? Visit our website, www.orangecountyfiber.coop, and… Continue reading.
October is National Co-op Month, and this year, the theme is “Co-ops See the Future.” Orange County REMC and co-ops across the country are celebrating the benefits and values of being a cooperative member. One big way we are currently focused on the future is in the creation of Orange County Fiber, a subsidiary and… Continue reading.
Dramatic changes are transforming all aspects of the energy industry. Interest in renewable energy is at an all-time high, and ultimately consumers want greater control over their energy use and payment methods. The prevalence of smartphone apps and “smart” technology for the home is increasing, and consumers and businesses are showing greater interest in electric… Continue reading.
Acres of Hope is a place of rescue, respite and rehabilitation. This farm has become a place where special needs animals get some extra TLC. People love to visit with the animals to help care for them, or just sit and have some time to love on them. Many visitors seem to appreciate the atmosphere… Continue reading.
Hoosier Energy operates a coal-based generation facility located near Sullivan. The Merom Generating Station produces reliable energy 24/7/365. This station is part of Hoosier Energy’s “All of the Above” energy strategy that also includes renewable energy resources. This station has state-of-the-art environmental pollution control equipment installed that is used to reduce emissions. This equipment operates… Continue reading.
Donna Walker is currently the chief financial officer and executive vice president of Hoosier Energy Rural Electric Cooperative Inc. a non-profit generation and transmission cooperative providing wholesale electric service to 18 member distribution cooperatives in central and southern Indiana and southeastern Illinois. Since joining the organization in 1995, Walker has progressively advanced to a… Continue reading.
Orange County Fiber, the wholly-owned subsidiary and division of Orange County REMC, has acquired NetsurfUSA and CallUSA of French Lick as of Aug. 1. Adding this capability to the division while planning to provide high-speed fiber optic internet service to our members beginning in 2018, creates a tremendous value to the REMC members, current NetsurfUSA… Continue reading.
In the most recent Operation Round Up grant cycle, $10,714.50 was awarded to local community and civic organizations. The grants included: Mitchell Church of Christ Bread of Life: $1,500 Springs Valley Lady Hawk Golf: $300 Prevent Child Abuse Orange County : $1,800 English Wesleyan Food Pantry: $1,529.90 Orange County Habitat for Humanity: $2,630 Pride of… Continue reading.