REC's 83rd Annual Meeting set
Registration for the 83rd Annual Meeting of Rural Electric Cooperative will begin on Thursday, September 29 as a drive-thru only from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m and an in-person only meeting on Saturday, October 1 beginning at 8 a.m. Both the drive-thru and the in-person meeting will be held at REC’s Multi Purpose Center on Highway 76 N in Lindsay.
Official notice, prize drawing information and ballot will be arriving in the mail about 10 days prior to the meeting. Please bring this information with you on either day for ease in the voting and registration process.
During the early drive-thru registration on Thursday, members will stay in their vehicles and enter the circle driveway of the Multi Purpose Center off of Highway 76 and go through the registration line.
For members attending on Saturday, please follow the signs to park and attend in-person. Each member who registers will automatically receive a one-time $25 bill credit in addition to their registration gift.
Crossfire will provide the entertainment on Saturday, October 1 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 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 attending on Saturday will hear reports from Board President Gary Jones and CEO Dusty Ricks updating members of activities from 2021. Members driving through on Thursday can find these reports on REC's website after the meeting.
REC will give out seventy-five, $75 gift certificates for electricity during the business session and three grand prize drawings of $500 gift certificates for electricity. All members registered on either Thursday or Satruday will be eligible for the seventy-five, $75 gift certificates for electricity. During the in-person meeting on Saturday, three members will win $500 gift certificate for electricity. To be eligible to win the grand prize drawings members must be present to win.
Registration gifts include: an REC baseball cap, utility scissors, a magnetic clip, a nail file, LED bulbs, a calendar, 2023 Farmers’ Almanac and an ink pen.
For more information about the 83rd Annual Meeting, call 405-756-3104 ext. 238.