Habitat for Humanity Restore handles the refrigerator and freezer pick-ups for Southern Indiana Power members. Simply call our office and request to have your working fridge or freezer recycled through the program. We’ll have you fill out the form and then a time will be scheduled for pickup when it’s convenient for you! We’ll even… Continue reading.
Randy Kleaving, district 5 director, was elected to the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association board on Feb. 20. He will fill the unexpired term of former Decatur County REMC Director Roy Friedersdorf. He was seated at the April NRECA board meeting and will serve in this capacity through the 2022 NRECA annual meeting. Kleaving is… Continue reading.
Ah, summer. Cookouts, swimming pools, camping — it’s the perfect time to enjoy the outdoors with family and friends. And when it’s time to come back indoors, there’s nothing better than that cool blast you feel from your home’s air conditioning unit. Your heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) system is essential to keeping your… Continue reading.
In an effort to keep you informed of your cooperative’s operations and activities, the following are highlights of the May 29 board meeting. 1. All directors were present along with CEO Steve Seibert and Administrative Assistant Lisa Hinton. 2. The April 29 board meeting minutes were reviewed and approved. 3. The May 1 special… Continue reading.
Safe and reliable transmission of electricity is at the core of the Hoosier Energy vegetation management program. Trees or other woody-stemmed vegetation growing too close to power lines can cause extensive power outages and damage as well as pose serious fire and safety hazards to the public if the trees come in contact with energized… Continue reading.
The 80th annual meeting was held at the Spencer County Youth and Community Center on April 16. More than 424 members registered, and we issued 706 meal tickets for members and their families. Over 130 children attended and entered their names for the kids’ prize drawing. For those of you who missed the meeting, I’ll… Continue reading.
Local organizations continue to benefit from the generosity of co-op members who participate in Operation Round Up. They allow their electric bills to be rounded up to the next dollar each month. The “extra” change is collected in the SIREC Trust fund and distributed to local groups and organizations in the form of grants. The… Continue reading.
Spencer County 4-H Fair June 28–July 1 Perry County 4-H FairJuly 12-15
Annual meeting cash winners! $500: Larry Flannagan $250: Brian Schwoeppe, David Sprinkle, Janet Ziliak, Erma Harpenau $100: Leona Forler, Dolores Scherzer, Vernita Heckel, Denise Porter, Martha Ahring $50: Rick Ross, Greg Rogier, James Vaeth, Carl Flamion, Robert Schlacter, Jerri Hagedorn, David Waninger, Winfield Thomas, Fred Etienne, Kenneth Beasley Kids’ Prizes (Four Holiday World Tickets): Quinton Kleaving, Braden Albin
Steve Seibert has been with the co-op for 16 years. He was hired Feb. 3, 2003. He began his career with the cooperative as a staking engineer and was named line superintendent in 2004. He was promoted to chief operating officer (COO) of the cooperative in April 2012. The board of directors named Seibert to… Continue reading.
In an effort to keep you informed of your cooperative’s operations and activities, the following are highlights of the April 24 board meeting. 1. All directors were present along with CEO Steve Seibert and Administrative Assistant Lisa Hinton. Also present was cooperative attorney Chris Goffinet. 2. The March 27 board meeting minutes were reviewed and… Continue reading.