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.
CAMP KILOWATT JUNE 5–8 Camp Kilowatt is a fun, powerful, and unique camp experience designed for students entering seventh grade in 2024. Activities include horseback riding, zip lining, archery, swimming, and learning about electrical safety. APPLY: Apply by March 1 at CampKilowatt.org. INDIANA YOUTH TOUR TO WASHINGTON, D.C. JUNE 16–23 Warren County REMC is sponsoring… Continue reading.
Rain-soaked ground. Snow on the way. Temperatures in the single digits and plummeting further with the chill of wind gusts of 60 miles per hour. Winter is in full swing as I write this column, and as always, Tipmont linemen, operations and support staff are ready to serve you during any wild weather event. By… Continue reading.
Our 2024 Kilowatts & Brats events will be here soon! Register today at tipmont.com/kwb. Events will take place from 6 to 7 p.m. on:
Tipmont is one step closer to ensuring our entire electric service territory has access to better in-home internet. We’re on track to complete our build by the end of this year. The areas we’re focusing on throughout 2024 are highlighted in ORANGE on the map. Current timelines and details are below. Find the latest up-to-date… Continue reading.
The internet is nothing if not a reflection of human society. And in that society, there are places we don’t want our children to frequent. To protect children online, parental controls are becoming an increasingly important tool. Tipmont is often asked if our internet service includes parental controls. While it does not include built-in controls,… Continue reading.
JUNE 5–8 Camp Kilowatt delivers a fun, powerful and unique summer camp experience for students entering seventh grade. Located at Camp Tecumseh in Brookston, Indiana, the experience offers horseback riding, canoeing, ziplining, archery, rock-climbing, swimming and more, as well as opportunities to learn about electrical safety, ride bucket trucks and consider careers in the energy… Continue reading.