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Finding your perfect pup

Posted on Feb 23, 2024 in Pets

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.

County Profile: Vanderburgh County

Posted on Feb 23, 2024 in County

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.

See the clear perspective on windows

Posted on Feb 23, 2024 in Energy

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.

Spring into safety on the farm

Posted on Feb 23, 2024 in Safety

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.

Front row to a celestial show

Posted on Feb 23, 2024 in Features

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.

Investing in the next generation

Posted on Feb 21, 2024 in WIN Energy REMC

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.

Operation Round Up Awards $10,959.97 in Grants to Local Organizations

Posted on Feb 21, 2024 in WIN Energy REMC

“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.

Employees earn honors

Posted on Feb 21, 2024 in WIN Energy REMC

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 good kind of audit

Posted on Feb 21, 2024 in Warren County REMC

 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.

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