Bikes just one thing on the list for Desert Rose Foundation

Julie Myers keeps a running list.   So, when Hoosier Energy reached out this spring to offer four bikes to Desert Rose Foundation in Martinsville, Myers was ready to give each of them a new home.   New homes are Myers’ specialty as a Case Manager/Victim Advocate for Desert Rose, which provides assistance for victims…

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A little cooperation goes a long way toward repairing storm damage

Cooperation among cooperatives.   This is a principle that’s been repeated many times, but the practical application is unmistakably crucial.   That was once again the case with this spring’s tornado damage throughout the Hoosier Energy footprint.   In assessing the damage, several items were in short supply. Hoosier Energy Manager of Purchases and Contracts…

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Linemen make electrifying trip to Guatemala with Project Indiana

For the first time since 2019, Project Indiana from Indiana Electric Cooperatives (IEC) brought electrification to the people of Guatemala.   Eight linemen from Hoosier Energy member cooperatives were among the crew that traveled to Pena Roja, a village of 26 families in the mountains of western Guatemala along the Mexican border from April 27-May…

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Community Impact Week a smash hit for Hoosier Energy

Hoosier Energy saw 25% of its workforce participate in the first-ever Community Impact Week from April 17-21.   More than 70 employees contributed to a variety of projects running Monday through Friday.   The week started with Backpack Buddies, a program that puts together bags of food for low-income children to take home on the…

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Cooperation trumps complexity at 2023 annual meeting

In many ways, the 2023 Hoosier Energy Annual Meeting picked up where the 2022 annual meeting left off.   A year ago, change was the unofficial theme of the event, which made its return after a two-year hiatus due to COVID-19.   This year, change got even more complicated but still seamlessly segued into the…

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Hoosier Energy members power up in wake of tornadoes

March did not go out like a lamb.   Instead, the transitional month capped the switch to spring with the worst tornado outbreak in over a decade in the state of Indiana.   A total of 10 tornadoes were recorded on March 31, tying May of 2011 for the fifth-largest tornado outbreak in Indiana history.…

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Complex issues, cooperative solutions on tap at annual meeting

Complex issues. Cooperative solutions.   The theme for Hoosier Energy’s 2023 Annual Meeting at French Lick Resort on April 5 produced a smorgasbord of tasty morsels for attendees to consider.   The appetizer was the usual business of acknowledging those who have served on the Board of Directors for the past year and confirming the…

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Hoosier Energy crews making great catches routine

Working in the field is almost never routine.   Hoosier Energy’s Worthington Substation crew recently proved this yet again.   While substation foreman Ryan Reed’s crew, including Troy Woods and Dustin Cox, was testing breakers at the Merom 345kV yard on February 21, substation apprentice mechanic Cam Thomson noticed a broken insulator located nearby.  …

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