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.
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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.
Tipmont REMC operations manager Scot Price has completed an intensive program in electric utility safety and loss control. The Loss Control Internship is a series of workshops offered by the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association in conjunction with the National Utility Training & Safety Education Association. The program is designed to instruct participants in many areas related to electric utility industry safety.
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.
This is the first opportunity I’ve had to write since our July Annual Meeting at McCutcheon High School. We had another successful meeting this year with 764 memberships attending, well beyond our requisite 2% quorum of 459. Thank you to all who attended.
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).
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.