78th Annual Membership Meeting
Macon Electric Cooperative will hold its 78th Annual Membership Meeting on Tuesday, August 8, 2017. The meeting will take place at the Macon County Fairgrounds in Macon. Registration will be open from 4:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Registration and the meal will take place in the Expo Center this year.
The business meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the grandstands. Registered members will receive a free gift and will have their names entered in a drawing for twelve (12) $50 energy credits. Registered members will also have their names entered in the grand prize drawing for a $500 energy credit, which will be given away at the end of the night (need not be present to win). There will also be a registration for kids ages 5 through 17 to win one of eight $50 Wal-Mart gift cards.
A variety of activities will also begin at 4:00 p.m. A free barbeque dinner will be provided to current members of Macon Electric Cooperative and their families. Members can also enjoy free ice cream, popcorn, snow cones and bottled water. Kids’ activities will include bounce houses, a coloring contest and an interactive safety display area where children can dress like a lineman. At 4:00 p.m., entertainment with Silver Wings will begin on the grandstand stage.
The business portion of the meeting will include the reports of officers, a general manager’s report and the election of three directors. Nominees must reside in, and will represent, the following areas: Eastern, Northwestern and Western. The board of director nominees will have the opportunity to speak at 5:00 p.m. on stage in the grandstands. Those present who are eligible to vote will elect the directors and they will serve a three-year term on the governing body of the cooperative. There are also two By-law revisions up for consideration.
Please refer to the August edition of the Rural Missouri magazine, or our website (www.maconelectric.com) for further information on director nominees and By-law revisions. The Rural Missouri will also contain each member’s registration card, the kids’ coloring contest page and the list of all Annual Meeting activities.
Mark your calendars and join us for the 78th Annual Membership Meeting of Macon Electric Cooperative at the Macon County Fairgrounds on Tuesday, August 8, 2017.