REC's 78th Annual Meeting set
Registration for the 78th Annual Meeting of Rural Electric Cooperative will begin at 8 a.m. on Saturday, October 7. 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. until the start of the business session at 10 a.m. Members planning to have the blood test done 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.
Choctaw Line will provide the entertainment beginning at 8:45 a.m. Choctaw Line is a bluegrass band based in the Oklahoma City area. Key members include Joe Kahlden, Adam Davis, Samuel Grounds, and Rebecca Herrod. These four members met at different festivals and jams, and eventually got their start at the 2015 Guthrie Bluegrass Festival. Since then, they have played at places around Oklahoma including: the Rodeo Opry, the Rose Rock Festival, the Festival of Freedom, the Oklahoma International Bluegrass Festival, and Rose State College.
Joe Kahlden was in a family bluegrass band starting at the age of 12, and has opened for Ricky Skaggs. Adam Davis has loved bluegrass since his college days and has placed third in the dobro contest at the Rockygrass Festival. Samuel Grounds has played guitar going on ten years and recently learned banjo. Rebecca Herrod grew up singing in church and listening to bluegrass from her grandpa and his band. She started out on the guitar and can play the mandolin and the stand-up bass.
Members will hear reports from Board President Gary Jones and CEO Dale Nye updating members of activities from 2016.
REC will give out seventy-five, $75 gift certificates for electricity during the business session and approximately 40 gifts plus three grand prizes of $500 gift certificates for electricity will be given away following the business session. Two children's bicycles will also be given away.
Registration gifts include: an REC baseball cap, a carving set, a magnetic koozie, LED bulbs, a calendar, 2018 Farmers’ Almanac and an ink pen.
Members must be present to win prizes.