The 73rd annual meeting of the Farmers’ Electric Cooperative is Tuesday night.  Click to hear KMZU’s Jillian Molloy talk with Manager of Members Services Steve Shoot.

Steve Shooter

Press Release from the Farmer’s Electric Cooperative:

The 73rd Annual Meeting of Farmers’ Electric Cooperative will be held Tuesday, June 7, at the Gary Dickinson Performing Arts Center in Chillicothe.

Registration for the meeting will begin at 5:30 p.m. Board President Ron Cornett, Pattonsburg, will call the meeting to order at 7 o’clock.

During the course of the business meeting, three directors will be elected, one each from District 2, Caldwell and Clinton counties; District 3, Ray County; and District 7, Chariton County. The Cooperative’s Committee on Nominations, which was elected by the membership at the 2010 Annual Meeting, nominated LeRoy Kern, District 2; Arzy Bisbee, Jr., District 3; and W.D. Richards, III, for re-election.

The business meeting, which normally last about 60 minutes, will include presentations by Cornett, FEC CEO Mike Sanders and the cooperative’s attorney, Dana Macoubrie.

Registration for the Annual Meeting will again be held on the west side of the Performing Arts Center. Members who register will receive a bucket with a  package of Energy Star compact fluorescent light bulbs and a barbecue cooking spatula and an FEC Home Energy Audit sign up sheet.

While the adult members of the cooperative will be attending the business meeting, the younger members will be entertained at a Kids Fun Zone, located in the Chillicothe High School Field House, which is located on the north end of the complex. Activities and supervision will be provided by the Chillicothe FCCLA chapter and the Cornerstone Church. Games, a bounce house and face painting will keep the younger members involved while the meeting is underway. A rechargeable electric scooter will be given away to a lucky boy and girl.

Once the business meeting has concluded approximately 45 prizes will be given away. The grand prize winner will have their choice of a 47-inch television, a Whirlpool front end washer and dryer, a Whirlpool refrigerator or a Maytag  Double Oven.