The cooperative model is one that works in the favor of the community that it’s in, and Orange County REMC is not the only local example of this. Lost River Market and Deli was founded 10 years ago in Paoli. Since then, local farmers and producers have been sharing the results of their growing efforts… Continue reading.
The Orange County REMC office will be closed Sept. 3 as our hard-working employees take some well-deserved time off, and celebrate Labor Day.
The members of Orange County REMC gathered on June 8 for the annual meeting at Paoli Junior-Senior High School. “This year marks Orange County REMC’s 81st year striving to go the extra mile to bring value and improve our members’ and communities’ quality of life,” said Eugene Roberts, while presiding over the meeting as board… Continue reading.
Several students from the Orange County REMC service territory recently had a chance to experience learning like never before even when school was out for the summer. Touchstone Energy Camp Four local students attended the three-day Touchstone Energy Camp and experienced horseback riding, rock climbing, swimming, archery and campfires, along with learning about electrical safety…. Continue reading.
Please help restore Patoka Lake’s shoreline to its natural state of beauty and cleanliness for wildlife safety and water quality. Cleanup Day is Aug. 25 from 8 to 11 a.m. Lunch will immediately follow. Meet at the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers Office, 4512 N. Cuzco Road S., next to the dam/spillway to receive supplies… Continue reading.
Orange County REMC members who pay their electric bills using any of the following automated systems will be entered in a drawing to win $50. Eligible payment methods include: Online at www.myremc.coop Bank draft IVR (by calling 855-865-2229) Recurring credit or debit card Congratulations to last quarter’s winner — Paul and Candice Byrn of Paoli!
Last month, Orange County REMC received this kind note from member Charles Carr: Last week, my wife, Connie, was going to work. She must work to buy the medicine that I require since my stroke in 2013. Connie experienced a flat tire on our 2001 Volvo while driving on State Hwy. 37 E. With me… Continue reading.
Director elections, entertainment by Kirby Stailey, briefings from the directors and employees of Orange County REMC and drawings for door prizes were on the agenda for the cooperative’s annual meeting on June 8. Nearly 800 people attended the meeting at Paoli Junior-Senior High School. The feedback we continue to get on the venue is overwhelming… Continue reading.
Member cooperatives throughout central and southern Indiana are now gathering energy from ten 1-megawatt solar arrays. Collectively, the 10 solar sites provide approximately 20 million kilowatt-hours (kWh) of energy annually. This is equivalent to powering 30,400 refrigerators for a year. These solar arrays contribute to Hoosier Energy’s target of supplying 10 percent of member energy… Continue reading.
Orange County REMC would like to introduce Jason Cook. He started working as an apprentice lineman on March 26. He will start his lineman apprenticeship this fall. Cook was raised in Orange County and is a graduate of Paoli High School. He and his wife, Jenny, reside in Paoli with their daughter, Lily. His hobbies… Continue reading.
I am excited to announce that at the May board meeting, your Orange County REMC board of directors made the difficult, yet strategic, decision to provide high-speed broadband services to our members. Several factors were taken into consideration, such as enhancing the quality of life, business and agribusiness needs; keeping our communities economically viable; and… Continue reading.