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Tipmont Linemen conduct poletop rescue exercises at the Tipmont headquarters in Linden, IN

The return of students to school each August signals a new beginning. For those of you are headed off to college or a trade school, you’re hopefully giving careful consideration to your future career. I encourage you to include electric cooperatives.

Sixth Street Dive: What’s in a Name?

Sixth Street Dive: What’s in a Name?

When a place tags “dive” directly on its name, it’s OK to wonder what kind of establishment it is exactly.

But dive bars are, generally speaking, much like today’s Times Square — safer than the reputations that may have preceded them in decades past.

The Black Sparrow: Still Soaring

The Black Sparrow: Still Soaring

Indulge, if you will, a rumination on time’s swift flight. I recently revisited a favorite movie, “Grosse Pointe Blank,” in which Jeremy Piven’s character – releasing bottled tension upon a pal’s sudden reappearance after a decade away – leans on his horn while driving.

“Ten years, man!,” he shouts. “Ten! Where have you been for ten years?!”

How to lower your bill this summer

How to lower your bill this summer

As a non-profit electric cooperative, Tipmont’s goal is to sell you the least amount of energy that you actually need. We don’t pocket more profit if we sell more energy. Our only profit is your satisfaction. With summer just around the corner, here are five tried and true ways to lower your energy usage during warm weather.

From the boardroom: May 2017

The board of directors held its regular meeting at the Tipmont REMC headquarters in Linden, Indiana on Tuesday, March 28 at 9 a.m. All directors were present. Also attending were CEO Ron Holcomb and attorney Jeff Helmerick.

President Bob Baker opened the meeting. There were no new policies approved. CEO Holcomb submitted his report along with other staff member reports, in writing.

Manager of Finance and Administration Doug Martin submitted the overall financials for August. The margin was $259,585, bringing our year-to-date total to margin to $618,127. 230 new services have been installed so far this calendar year. The cooperative currently has an equity rate of 44.58%.

The next meeting of the board will be Tuesday, May 23.



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