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It’s Your Business

Posted on Oct 05, 2023 in A Co-op Perspective, Boone REMC, Carroll White REMC, Fulton County REMC, General, Heartland REMC, Jasper County REMC, Jay County REMC, Kankakee Valley REMC, Kosciusko REMC, LaGrange County REMC, Marshall County REMC, Miami-Cass REMC, Noble REMC, Steuben County REMC, Tipmont, Warren County REMC

No matter your job, a business owner lives in your house: you! As a member of your local electric cooperative, you are actually an owner (a member-consumer) of the organization! Electric cooperatives sprang up across the U.S. in the 1930s as towns and cities across the nation gained access to electricity. The Rural Electrification Act… Continue reading.

Apply for these youth program opportunities

Posted on Feb 19, 2023 in General

Camp Kilowatt  Date: June 7-10 A fun and unique camp experience for students entering seventh grade. The camp takes place in early June and gives kids a chance to learn about energy while making new friends and enjoying activities and games. This three-day camp includes horseback riding, electric cooperative education, rock climbing, swimming and much… Continue reading.

Youth program applications are open

Posted on Dec 30, 2022 in Boone REMC, General

Be sure to check out all our programs for youth, including Page Day at the Indiana Statehouse, a summer camp for incoming seventh graders, a trip to the nation’s capital for incoming seniors, a K-12 art contest, and scholarships. To learn more about these programs and how to apply, visit and click on “Youth… Continue reading.

Right place, right time, concern for community

Posted on Dec 02, 2022 in General

Inspired by the cooperative principle of “concern for community,” Clark County REMC staking engineer Jared Massengale’s quick thinking made a difference in the life of an Otisco-area woman. Driving back to Clark County REMC on Oct. 17 after working in the field, Jared Massengale, staking engineer for the Sellersburg-based electric cooperative, encountered an elderly woman… Continue reading.

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From A to Z with 4-H

Posted on Sep 05, 2022 in General, Noble REMC

One of our community’s most valuable assets is its investment in its youth. Specifically, our local 4-H programs. Noble REMC is proud to support the program from the moment a child joins to the culmination of his/her work at the 4-H Fair. It all begins during registration, which takes place from October to January.  Since… Continue reading.

Utility receipt tax repealed

Posted on Jul 08, 2022 in General

Beginning July 1, Hoosiers will no longer have to pay the Utility Receipts Tax (URT), a state-mandated tax on the sale of utility services. Annually, this tax elimination will put an estimated $28.5 million back in the pockets of 1.3 million Hoosiers served by the state’s 38 electric cooperatives.  The Indiana Legislature voted to repeal… Continue reading.

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.

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