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Five grants awarded for local community projects

Lebanon, Indiana — Boone REMC’s Operation Round Up board of trustees recently awarded the following grants.   Reece Thompson, of Boy Scout Troop 350 received $781.68 to assist with his Eagle Scout project at the Colored Cemetery in Thorntown. He plans to upright fallen headstones, probe for buried headstones, and install a cemetery sign.   […]

Three local groups receive funding from Operation Round Up

Boone REMC’s Operation Round Up board of trustees recently awarded three grants to support community projects.   Thorntown Lions Club received $9,000 to replace the roof of the shelter house at Lions Park in Thorntown.   Western Boone Post Prom Committee was awarded $1,000 to help fund door prizes and activities at the event.   […]

BREMC urges farm safety at harvest time

Farming is the sixth most dangerous job in the United States, according to a 2014 report from TIME magazine.   As harvest season approaches, Boone REMC wants to remind those who work on farms to practice safety around electrical equipment. Every year, 62 farm workers are electrocuted in the United States, according to the U.S. […]

Accepting applications for Youth Power and Hope Awards

Boone REMC, together with other Indiana electric cooperatives, is accepting applications for awards that recognize the community spirit of Indiana’s youth.   The Youth Power and Hope Awards program honors students in fifth through eighth grades who are leaders in their communities and whose parents live on electric cooperative lines in Indiana.   Five winners […]

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