During the holidays, family and friends gather to celebrate. Usually, food is involved. But not all feasts turn out festive. The United States Fire Administration estimates more than 2,000 residential fires are reported each Thanksgiving, with cooking the leading cause. …Read More.
Posts By: IEC Editorial Staff
Indiana’s electric cooperatives to complete nearly 40 unique service projects
Cooperatives will volunteer time to a statewide community day of service initiative Indiana’s electric cooperatives will host the annual “Indiana’s Electric Cooperative Community Day” Friday, Oct. 14. Twenty-six of Indiana’s electric cooperatives will complete a project that meets a specific need within their service area. …Read More.
Emily Schilling named 2022 Tom Taylor Award recipient
Award recognizes outstanding contributions to electric cooperative member services Indiana Electric Cooperatives (IEC) named Emily Schilling the recipient of the 2022 Tom Taylor Award. Schilling, editor at IEC, was presented the award during the Marketing, Member Services and Communicators professional section …Read More.
Passing of Bruce Buchanan
We are saddened to hear of the passing of Bruce Buchanan, local director at Warren County REMC. Bruce has served on the Warren County REMC board for over 30 years and he was the Board Secretary. Below you will find …Read More.
Passing of Alice Faye Kleaving
We are saddened to have received news concerning the recent passing of Alice Faye Kleaving, mother of Randy Kleaving. Randy is the local director at Southern Indiana Power serving as the IEC director and Board President of IEC, and the …Read More.
Passing of Gerry Hizer
We are saddened to hear of the recent passing of Gerry Hizer, local board director and former board president of Fulton County REMC. Gerry also served on the Wabash Valley Power Board of Directors and served as an officer and …Read More.
Passing of Kevin Bender
We are saddened to hear of the recent passing of Kevin Bender, local board director from Carroll White REMC and also served as the CFC Director for District 4. Visitation will be at the Wabash & Erie Canal Interpretative Center …Read More.
What would Halloween be without electricity?
The buzzing and zapping of spooky gizmos like Van de Graaf generators, giant electrodes and lightning rods brought life to Dr. Frankenstein’s castle laboratory — and his monster from the slab. And, through conjured or coincidental lightning strikes, catastrophic electrical …Read More.
Overhead line safety – when in doubt, look up and out!
Whether you’re on the job or working on an outdoor project around your home, you should always be aware of overhead electrical lines. Many workplace fatalities are caused by overhead power lines. Imagine how easy it is for us at …Read More.
Case Study: Professional Development Planning
Two Indiana electric cooperatives recognized the need to develop and retain their current employees to keep up with the rapid pace of change in the electric cooperative industry,. Faced with high retirement rates, the loss of great institutional knowledge, and …Read More.