Registration for the 84th Annual Meeting of Rural Electric Cooperative will begin on Thursday, October 5 as a drive-thru only from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. and an in-person only meeting on Saturday, October 7 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.
Zach Ray will provide the entertainment on Saturday, October 7 beginning at 8:45 a.m. Ray is originally from Blanchard, Oklahoma and got his start singing at his home church.
Ray was raised on country music and Jesus and likes to incorporate his upbringing into his music. He started taking piano lessons at nine years old and then started taking guitar lessons just a year later. During high school, he gained experience from singing and performing at the Rodeo Opry in Oklahoma City, Okla. During college Ray was in three bands and led worship at the Baptist Collegiate Ministry for Southeastern Oklahoma State University and many other events. Currently he lives in Nashville, Tennessee with his wife Brittney. His first EP was released the end of 2019 and his second EP "Roots" was released last summer. Since moving to Nashville, he has played at the Grand Ole Opry, the Bluebird Cafe and the Listening Room.
After enjoying entertainment from Zach Ray, members who are in attendance on Saturday will hear reports from Board President Gary Jones and CEO Dusty Ricks updating members of activities from 2022. Members driving through on Thursday can find these reports on REC's website after the meeting at www.recok.coop.
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 Saturday 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 certificates for electricity. To be eligible to win the grand prize drawings members must be present to win.
Registration gifts include: an REC baseball cap, four-piece stainless steel measuring spoons, a granny paring knife, LED bulbs, a calendar, 2024 Farmers’ Almanac and an ink pen.
For more information about the 84th Annual Meeting, call 405-756-3104 ext. 238.