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Drive-thru annual meeting set

REC's 82nd Annual Meeting will be a drive-thru style meeting. Registration will be from  8 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Saturday, October 2. The meeting will be held at REC's Multi Purpose Center on Highway 76 North in Lindsay.

 REC will be hosting an early registration day on Thursday, September 30 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Multi-Purpose Center. 

By working together we can help each other beat the peak

As a member of REC, you know how to make smart energy choices helping you save money. But did you know when you use electricity can be just as important as how much you use?

Throughout the day, energy use fluctuates based on consumer demand. Typically, most households use larger amounts of electricity in the morning when most people are getting ready for their day, and in the evenings when people return from work, cook dinner, wash clothes and watch television. 

Tips for a safe harvest

Agriculture is the backbone of our country, and our livelihood greatly depends on the crops provided by American farmers. In addition to being one of the most labor-intensive professions, farming is also considered one of the most dangerous jobs in the U.S. 

The hard work and exhaustive labor are tough but rushing the job to save time can be extremely dangerous – even deadly – when farming near electrical equipment. 

Round up your monthly bill to help others in the community

Using seven guiding principles to define how Rural Electric Cooperative conducts business within the communities it serves, not only benefits REC's members, but everyone in the community. One of the seven principles is concern for community.
One of the ways REC shows concern for community is offering a program called Operation Round-Up. This program allows REC to help others in need by having the members round up their bill.

Understanding the differences between power surges and blinks

Have you ever noticed your lights blink during a thunderstorm? Or perhaps you have noticed a blinking microwave clock when you arrive home. When this happens, you have likely experienced a brief disruption to your electric service, which could result from a power surge or blink. While the symptoms of surges and blinks can appear similar, what is happening behind the scenes can be quite different.