On Aug. 11, 1938, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt traveled to Barnesville, Georgia, to celebrate one of the remarkable achievements of the New Deal: the three-year-old Rural Electrification Administration (REA).
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Tipmont REMC lineman Jason was part of the Project Indiana crew that traveled to Guatemala in March to electrify a remote Guatemalan village. Jason is the fourth Tipmont lineman that has volunteered with project Indiana. I sat down recently with Jason and asked him about his experience.
Seizing inspiration for innovative ideas is tough enough for upstart entrepreneurs. Throw in the isolation of working from home, jockeying for coffeehouse plug-ins, and talking shop over hissing espresso machines, and it’s no wonder lightbulbs take time to flicker on.
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.
Tipmont REMC is proud to sponsor nineteen students for this year’s Touchstone Energy Camp, June 7 – 10, 2017 at Camp Tecumseh.
Tipmont REMC is closed Friday, April 14, 2017 in observance of Good Friday.
We all want the best value for our dollar. Just as you research and comparison shop when you’re choosing a new appliance for your home, Tipmont is constantly working to maximize the value we provide to our members
As I type this, snow is snarling commutes for thousands of folks. Not 24 hours ago, most of us were comfortably walking outside in short sleeves.
Yep, it’s three-seasons-in-a-week territory for North Central Indiana right now. Provided March’s lion remains tame, there will soon be plenty of opportunities to get outside amid more predictable weather.
Here’s a pair of low-cost outdoor options to enjoy as the sun lingers longer and into spring, summer, and autumn!
When I wrote our 2015 reliability report last year, I knew Mother Nature had been overly kind. The majority of our outages most years stem from weather-related events. 2015 was, by all accounts, a very weather-neutral year in our service area. In 2016, our total member minutes out was about 33 percent higher. However, the difference (40 percent) came from just two summer storms.
You can tell me the entryway floor mat at Mama Ines Mexican Bakery’s flagship Lafayette location is just a place to shake off snow. What I believe: It’s a pillow to cushion your jaw dropping upon the sight you behold.