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Orange County REMC is a member-owned electric cooperative headquartered in Orleans, Indiana. As a cooperative, Orange County 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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Local students attend unique camp

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Posted on Jul 06, 2022 in Orange County REMC

Orange County REMC sponsored, from left, Sydney Flynn and Faith Edwards at the annual Camp Kilowatt. The camp was held June 8-11, at Camp Tecumseh in Brookston, Indiana.  Students entering seventh grade this fall were eligible to attend and were selected by their local cooperative to participate in the four-day program. 

Welcome, Tyler McKeighten

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Posted on Jul 06, 2022 in Orange County REMC

Fiber Technician Tyler McKeighten joined our team on May 2. The Paoli native graduated from Paoli Junior/Senior High School. He and his wife, Ashley, have one child, Justin Thornton. McKeighten enjoys hunting, being outdoors, and spending time with family and friends.

Save on summer fun!

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Posted on Jul 06, 2022 in Orange County REMC

Enjoy a “staycation” this summer and some big fun on a small budget. Orange County REMC members can get exclusive discounts to Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari with the Holiday World Fun Club. Just visit our website, www.myremc.coop and look under the “Member Services” menu for “Discount Holiday World Tickets.“ This webpage will provide the… Continue reading.

Working together, we can overcome today’s energy challenges

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Posted on Jun 27, 2022 in A Co-op Perspective, Bartholomew County REMC, Clark County REMC, Decatur County REMC, Harrison REMC, Orange County REMC, Southeastern Indiana REMC, Southern Indiana Power

By Donna Walker As Hoosiers continue to experience rising electricity bills, it is important for you to know the factors driving these cost increases and what can be expected moving forward. You should also know Hoosier Energy and your local electric co-op are doing everything possible to minimize the impact to consumers.  Over the past… Continue reading.

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New ways to use electricity

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Posted on May 29, 2022 in Orange County REMC

If you listen carefully, you can hear a quiet transformation happening. Electric appliances and equipment are becoming more popular than ever among consumers. Advancements in technology and battery power, coupled with decreasing costs in technology development, are winning over consumers looking for comparable utility and versatility. A bonus is that use of electric equipment is… Continue reading.

Scholarship winners named

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Posted on May 29, 2022 in Orange County REMC

Orange County REMC awards up to six $750 scholarships each year to recognize the academic and community achievements of outstanding local students. These scholarships are funded through the Operation Round Up program. Students who apply must be graduating the current year and accepted to attend an accredited college or trade school in Indiana. Listed below… Continue reading.

Welcome, new employees!

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Posted on May 29, 2022 in Orange County REMC

Ted Zatonksy joined the team in April as a materials assistant. Ted graduated from Salem High School. He lives in Salem and has two children, Abigail and Ireland. He enjoys riding motorcycles, shooting, and hiking. Carson Stailey joined the team in April as a locator. Carson graduated from Springs Valley High School and attended the… Continue reading.

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Spare change saves lives

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Posted on May 29, 2022 in Orange County REMC

Orange County REMC is proud to have a program in place that can easily direct funds to local groups and organizations that have a big impact and improve lives in our community. This program is called Operation Round Up®. REMC members who participate in Operation Round Up allow their monthly electric bills to be “rounded… Continue reading.

Back after a pandemic pause

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Posted on May 26, 2022 in A Co-op Perspective, Bartholomew County REMC, Clark County REMC, Decatur County REMC, Harrison REMC, Orange County REMC, Southeastern Indiana REMC, Southern Indiana Power

The 2022 Annual Meeting of your electric cooperative’s power provider, Hoosier Energy, returned to the French Lick Resort on April 7 after a three-year pause due to the pandemic. All of the generation and transmission cooperative’s 18 member cooperatives (including your local electric cooperative) were represented and on hand. The guest list was pared down… Continue reading.

Orange County Fiber opens Jasper office

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Posted on May 06, 2022 in Orange County REMC

Available and affordable high-speed internet is one of the most needed services in underserved, rural locations. Similar to the way we began setting poles and stringing electric wire to bring energy to rural areas in the past, our Fiber division is expanding to provide high-speed internet service to more and more communities. I am pleased… Continue reading.

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