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Meet your directors

Posted on May 05, 2022 in General

Chris Birky | District 1 Chris Birky; his wife, Melissa; and their five children reside in Pleasant Township. They have been Kankakee Valley REMC members for 28 years.  Birky owns and operates Birky Family Farms Country Gourmet catering and concessions, is the founder of South County Love Your Neighbor not-for-profit, and also owns a small… Continue reading.

Are you ready to serve?

Posted on Mar 04, 2022 in Decatur County REMC, General

In one of the most notable inaugural speeches given, John F. Kennedy spoke his famous words, “Ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country.” His inspiring words urged Americans to take actions that benefited the greater good. In essence, Kennedy was saying our country thrives when… Continue reading.

Pumpkin and spice and everything nice?

Posted on Sep 26, 2021 in General

Eighteen years ago, Starbucks unleashed pumpkin spice lattes on the world, and autumns have never been the same. Who’d have thought a fruit formerly famous strictly for its guises as jack-o’-lanterns and Thanksgiving table pies would suddenly become a worldwide obsession — and continue to be fall’s flavor of choice. Pumpkin and the aromatic mixture… Continue reading.

Shelf life

Posted on Aug 25, 2021 in General

By Emily Schilling So, I’ve been scouring home décor magazines for months now, seeking inspiration on how to update the mid-‘90s style that we’ve surrounded ourselves with all these years into something more on trend. Kitchens and bathrooms seem to top most homeowners’ renovation to-do lists. I totally understand why. When comparing the dark wood… Continue reading.

Meet your new member services manager

Posted on Nov 01, 2020 in General, Marshall County REMC

Kenny Eggleston is the new member services manager for Marshall County REMC. Eggleston was a journeyman lineman at Marshall County REMC for the last 18 years. Eggleston will assist members with new services, upgrades and high use inquiries.  Additional responsibilities will include safety education, commercial accounts, rebates and economic development. Eggleston and his wife, Andrea,… Continue reading.

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Operation Round Up funds community programs

Posted on Oct 29, 2020 in General, Kankakee Valley REMC

Junior Achievement (JA) serving LaPorte County received $750. JA provides economic education to students from kindergarten through 12th grade. This year, the JA board is providing virtual learning studies along with traditional class options to schools. This grant will provide programs to 4 classes in LaPorte County schools.  Coalition Against Domestic Abuse (CADA), located in… Continue reading.

Make your voice heard

Posted on Oct 08, 2020 in General, Warren County REMC

There’s an old political saying, “if you’re not at the table, you’re on the menu.” This adage is the perfect answer to the question, “why vote?” It’s a blunt description of what happens when you don’t engage in the political process.  If you don’t vote, you’re not only missing the opportunity to support a candidate… Continue reading.

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