Several Kankakee Valley REMC customers in Starke and Pulaski Counties have new reflective mailbox signs thanks to the cooperative’s employees. Their third annual “Indiana’s Electric Cooperative Community Day” focused on member safety.
KVREMC’s 41 employees made and installed more than 300 reflective mailbox signs for members in the Bass Lake and northern Pulaski County areas. Officials say this is the second year the project was offered for free to members in specific service areas.
KVREMC CEO Dennis Weiss says the project was chosen two years ago after employees who are also volunteer firefighters mentioned how difficult it is to find homes in rural areas due to unmarked mailboxes.
He adds the cooperative is committed to working through all the counties they serve until every member is offered a sign. The Wanatah-based cooperative serves more than 18,000 members in portions of Starke, Pulaski, Marshall, St. Joseph, Porter, Lake and LaPorte Counties.