REC's 80th Annual Meeting set

REC's 80th Annual Meeting set

Registration for the 80th Annual Meeting of Rural Electric Cooperative will begin at 8 a.m. on Saturday, October 5. The meeting will be held in REC’s Multi Purpose Center on Highway 76 N in Lindsay.

Official notice, along with prize drawing information, will be arriving in the mail about 10 days prior to the meeting. Please bring this information with you to the meeting for ease in registration and to sign up for the prize drawings. 

The Lindsay Municipal Hospital, South Central Medical Center, Lindsay Emergency Medical Service and Physical Therapy Central will be providing a health fair free to members. The health fair will begin at 8 a.m. and run until the start of the business session at 10 a.m. Members planning to have their blood tested should refrain from eating after midnight prior to the health fair. For the convenience of our members, there are two consent forms for the health fair on the official notice. 

In addition to the health fair, the Lindsay Kiwanis Club will also be hosting their annual fundraiser breakfast serving pancakes, bacon and coffee for all of REC’s members attending the Annual Meeting. 

Crossfire will provide the entertainment beginning at 8:45 a.m. Crossfire has been playing together for over 25 years. They play a wide variety of country music and a few old classic rock songs.

The band includes Coye Langford on the bass, Mark Byrne on rhythm guitar, Danny Stewart on lead guitar, Monty Mink on rhythm guitar and Greg Peery on drums. Band members Langford, Byrne and Stewart are from Alex. While Mink is from Cement and Peery is formerly from Lindsay but now lives in Blanchard. All five members are involved with vocals and providing the harmony for which they are known. Crossfire plays for parties, occasionally banquets and several times throughout the year at outdoor events in Blanchard and the surrounding area.

Members will hear reports from Board President Gary Jones and CEO Dale Nye updating members of activities from 2018.

REC will give out seventy-five, $75 gift certificates for electricity during the business session and approximately 40 gifts. Three grand prize drawings of $500 gift certificates for electricity will be given away following the business session. Also a drawing for an electric bicycle for members ages 16 and older as well as two children's bicycles will be given away. 

Registration gifts include: an REC baseball cap, a five piece kitchen set which includes a BBQ set with two skewers, one fork, one spatula, one pair of tongs, one brush and four corn holders, a nail file, LED bulbs, a calendar, 2020 Farmers’ Almanac and an ink pen.

Members must be present to win prizes.

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