We live and work in this community and when you struggle, we all struggle.
Last month, I shared that our board of directors decided to postpone the 2020 Annual Meeting, originally scheduled for Saturday, July 25. We’re all hoping that the pandemic continues to ebb, but the safety of each member we serve will always be our primary consideration.
Tipmont REMC will be closed Friday, July 3, 2020, in observance of Independence Day.
I wrote last
how our delivery
of critical infrastructure
than ever. Cooperatives routinely
plan for emergency situations, and
our emergency plan has served us
well in a variety of circumstances
— from ice storms to tornadoes. In
these unprecedented times, we’ve
taken some additional unprecedented
steps to make sure our
team is in place to power your
Over the last several weeks, our team
has been working with the companies
within the Purdue Aerospace
District to provide Wintek fiber
connectivity. The aerospace district
brings significant new investment
to our area and specifically the 231
corridor west of campus.
Earlier this year, I was thrilled to join
Tipmont and Wintek in the role of
business development director. I
was previously with Greater Lafayette
Commerce for 24 years, most
recently as vice president, economic
development. My new role will
build strong relations with existing
and new customers throughout
Tipmont and Wintek’s service area.
I will also be working closely with
the local community leadership to
attract new industry and help create
It’s college football season and Tipmont REMC is hosting the Pick-It Bowl Challenge this year!
Tipmont’s board of directors held its regular board meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 15. All directors were present. Also attending were CEO Ron Holcomb and Attorney Jeff Helmerick.
(EVs) have a long
first electric car
debuted in the
U.S. around 1890.
It was a six-passenger
vehicle with a top speed
of about 14 miles per hour. By the
early 20th century, many taxis
in New York City were electric.
But the high cost of production
compared to gasoline-powered
cars combined with a lack of
electricity outside the cities was too
much to overcome. By the mid-
1930s, electric vehicles had mostly
Given our area’s bounty of good eats, you can get almost anything you want, any night you want … except an excellent, localized everyday pizza.
Last month, we shared that construction was underway to bring fiber internet to over 2,200 homes in the Battle Ground area. Many residents in that area have expressed their elation for the service. It’s very rewarding to hear how enthusiastic they are for better internet service.