I wrote last month about Olive Meadows, a Veedersburg resident who served as a Tipmont REMC troubleshooter for 18 years. Troubleshooters were volunteer, unpaid positions that would field outage calls 24/7 and relay information to the Tipmont line workers.
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As I write this, it’s barely mid-November. But I’ve already found new holiday music to recommend and written a story on handmade candy-canes, so … this Thanksgiving-first guy accepts the holidays are here.
Again, I hope you enjoy reading this column as much I do writing it and that it’s inspired you to discover exciting, entertaining experiences to savor and share throughout the year.
Tipmont REMC will be retiring capital credits from 1987 over the next few months. The capital credits being returned reflect those members’ contribution of capital to, and ownership of, the cooperative during those years.
Recent Operation Round Up Grants to the Lafayette Family YMCA Preschool and Central Catholic High School Athletic Association are making a difference in our communities.
With 120 years’ worth of well-matured trees across 242 beautifully wooded, oft-walked acres in West Lafayette, the Indiana Veterans’ Home is an arborist’s dream.
So, too, is giving back in their own way to those who gave so much in service of our country, alive or absent, as well as those who visit them. The Indiana Veterans’ Home provides nursing care, short-term rehabilitation and domiciliary care for honorably discharged Hoosier veterans and their spouses.
Back in September, my CEO note featured two of Tipmont’s legacy members, Warren Cole and Kathryn Hunter. Shortly after that article ran, I received a wonderful letter from Olive Meadows of Veedersburg.
Imagine burglars trying to break into your home every hour of every day. Windows, doors, the roof, the chimney, the cellar – nothing is off limits. That’s essentially what we’re up against in keeping your information secure.
There are few rules for this monthly space, and even then, they’re mostly self-imposed. But there’s one simple one: no major chains/franchised activities. That’s less an effort to disparage the big guys than it is to distribute space to the local folks.
Geographically speaking, Gaza doesn’t evoke thoughts of Korea … let alone “Korean restaurant boasting one of the best lunch values around.” But it’s worth going way out west in West Lafayette if you’re seeking a flavorful, filling meal of unexpected delights.
EnviroWatts presented a $10,000 grant check to the Craig Porter Energy Center at Ivy Tech Community College - Lafayette. The grant will help fund scholarships for students in the energy program.