Steuben County REMC is a member-owned electric cooperative headquartered in Angola, Indiana. As a cooperative, Steuben 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.
Typically in this report I would discuss the previous year’s activities and share the cooperative’s future direction. However, as we have heard on way too many occasions, these are not ordinary times. To understand the cooperative’s current position, we really need to talk about 2019 and the first half of 2020 in the same breath…. Continue reading.
The Steuben County REMC Operation Round Up board of trustees granted over $45,000 to much needed local community projects in 2019. Some of these projects include Steuben Mobile Meals, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Fremont Youth and Community Outreach and Junior Achievement of Steuben County. By members like you agreeing to “round up” your bill to… Continue reading.
Exercise one of the greatest benefits of being a member of an electric co-op by voting for the upcoming year’s board of directors. Districts 1, 2 and 9 are up for election. District 1 Gary Shough Gary Shough and his wife, Kelly, have been REMC members since 1993. They raised their son and daughter in… Continue reading.
YOUR REMC IS MORE THAN AN ELECTRIC UTILITY. IT IS LITERALLY PUTTING MONEY BACK IN YOUR POCKET. We issued checks in 2017 for members with capital credits from 1986. Please check the listing at www.remcsteuben.com/unclaimed-capital-credits to see if you recognize any names in this listing.
Sept. 1: Gary Ritter, journeyman lineman (33rd) Sept. 17: Braden Nichols, journeyman lineman (8th)
How many businesses, homes, schools, farms, etc., do co-ops power in the U.S.? A. 15 million B. 20 million C. 25 million Answer: B
Power lines are put overhead mostly to keep them away from people because they can carry voltage that can seriously injure or kill people if contact is made with them. When people enter that overhead space with drones, they should keep some of these thoughts in mind: Keep your drone at least 100-150 feet away… Continue reading.
Aug. 19: Jessica Lash, member service representative (1st)