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Here’s a sneak peek of the PBS documentary – Power to the People – coming in February 2013. Click here to view.
Sept. 1 – Crew #1 made it back to Indiana around midnight and were greeted at the airport by their loved ones. While it was hard work everyone came back with a new appreciation for what they have. Crew #2 arrived in Guatemala around noon and Isaac wasn’t a problem for the flight. Gayvin and Terry met them outside the airport. The only way you can go in the airport in Guatemala is if you have a ticket. Gayvin and Terry took them to lunch and they were on their way. They made it half way to the worksite. During the trip they listened to stories from Gayvin and Terry about what to expect and how they worked on the first two villages. Sept. 2 – They traveled all day and made it to the third village around 8:00 pm. Randy Price shared that meals and coffee are much different … Continue reading
Pre-trip: August 17th – Crew #1 meet at ISA for a pre-trip briefing with Gayvin and Terry. Day 1: August 18th – Meet at ISA at 3:00 a.m. to drop off cars and shuttle took them to the airport. Flew out of Indianapolis at 6:00 a.m., arrived in Guatemala at 11:25 a.m. their time. Had lunch at a restaurant right outside of airport and departed for Huehuetenango, arrived at hotel around 6:00 p.m. Day 2: August 19th – Breakfast, left for the mountain at 8:30 a.m., arrived at the base of the mountain safely. Day 3: August 20th – It was a day of organization with supplies and what their game plan was going to be. Everyone is safe and taken care of. They have been without power for two days. Employees at ISA held a prayer circle for the workers this morning. Day 4: August 21st – Gayvin called this … Continue reading
Gubernatorial candidate Mike Pence attended an event at the Indiana Statewide Association of Rural Electric Cooperative’s headquarters on August 15. During the event, Rep. Pence answered questions about Hoosier jobs and the economy, and participated in an exchange of information about the energy industry and the impact proposed EPA regulations could have on Indiana’s rural electric cooperatives. Indiana Statewide has taken an active role in sitting down with key policy makers from all levels of government. Indiana Statewide’s Government Relations team relished the opportunity to facilitate these discussions and bring cooperative leaders from all over the state to engage current and future state leaders. Congressman Pence and his staff commended the level of engagement and knowledge of these critical issues. CEO’s and Statewide Directors made the most of this opportunity by showing their level of passion in their industry and their commitment to the Rural Electric mission.