By Brian Taylor Before planning your spring cleaning or outdoor projects, consider ones you have perhaps been avoiding due to their “yuck” factor. Put on your grubby clothes, and let’s accomplish some messy or smelly but oh-so-satisfying DIY! Skip the popcorn If you hate the look of popcorn ceilings, you are not alone. Not just… Continue reading.
The prospect of a new dog understandably sparks excitement, but don’t let those puppy dog eyes distract you from making a thoughtful decision. Consider these factors before you schedule your meet-and-greet with a potential new pooch. Lifestyle How you go about your day pre-pup will shift once there’s a dog on duty. Assess your current… Continue reading.
Covering 236 square miles, Vanderburgh County is southwestern Indiana’s smallest county. Besides the city of Evansville, Vanderburgh County’s other incorporated municipality is Darmstadt, a small German-heritage town. Darmstadt’s 111-year-old International World War Peace Tree was brought over from Germany as a seedling in 1912. The linden tree was planted in 1918 on Darmstadt’s southwestern edge… Continue reading.
By Jake Eslinger Many people grumble in the winter that their windows make frigid frozen air feel at home in their house. Some may think that replacements are the answer to energy savings. Yet it’s important to see the complete picture. The moving truth In most circumstances, upgrading windows will not automatically rush in energy cost… Continue reading.
It’s planting season for many of Indiana’s roughly 94,000 farmers. While you prepare to plant the crops that keep the world fed, Indiana Electric Cooperatives reminds you to keep electrical safety in mind. According to the U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration, 62 farm workers are electrocuted each year in the U.S…. Continue reading.
By Richard G. Biever Last October, Tim and Heather Jarboe booked a campsite at Spring Mill State Park. The dates, April 5-9, are not primo times for catching even blooming redbuds and dogwoods in Indiana. But the couple from Athens, Georgia, is coming for a different display of nature. They reserved their front-row seat to… Continue reading.
I’ve had people ask me time and time again, “Why does an electric cooperative have youth programs?” My answer is, “It’s our next generation!” Our mini members have the opportunity to engage with their hometown electric cooperative beginning at a young age. Many of our young members do not take part in our youth programs… Continue reading.
“Small change makes a big difference” The WIN Energy REMC Community Trust recently presented three grants totaling $10,959.97 to the following organizations: BUFFALO TRACE COUNCIL, BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA Received $5,000 to purchase a bucket front loader for its tractor. SHELBURN POLICE RESERVE ASSOCIATION Received $7,259.97 to purchase a warming/cooling center generator. THE WELL OF… Continue reading.
Congratulations to our employees who were recognized at the Indiana Electric Cooperatives Annual Meeting for completing a leadership program or for their years of service to the cooperative. BECKI MARTIN, Cooperative Leadership Edge Certification COLIN MAHONEY, LEAD Certification LEANNA JONES, RELITE Graduate TOM NOWASKIE, 45 years of service EILEEN GOODWIN, 40 years of service REGINA… Continue reading.
The credentials and election committee for the WIN Energy REMC board of directors will accept petitions for directors in districts 3, 6, and 7. Any WIN Energy REMC member whose primary residence is in a district up for election can become a candidate. If you want more information, please call the office and schedule an… Continue reading.
Colder weather typically results in higher energy bills, and with winter in full swing, we would like to remind you about a free co-op service that can help you boost efficiency and save money. As your trusted energy partner, we believe savings and efficiency are within reach for everyone, and we want to help you… Continue reading.
Beef House Restaurant owner Bob Wright regularly encounters travelers meandering off the pair of nearby four-lane highways to stop in for a bite and a break. Electric vehicle drivers can now also fill up their automobiles at the longtime western Indiana eatery. The electric vehicle charger installed at the Beef House in November is one… Continue reading.