It’s that time of year again— Lynches River Electric Cooperative is gearing up for the 2022 Annual Meeting, which will be held Friday, Oct. 14, and Saturday, Oct. 15 at the LREC office. Your board of trustees heard your overwhelmingly positive comments regarding last year’s drive-thru meeting and knew this was the direction we needed to go again this year.
The annual meeting is a special time for co-op members to come to the co-op’s facility in Pageland and exercise one of the greatest benefits of being an electric co-op member: voting for the upcoming year’s board of directors and a recommended bylaw amendment. LREC is not owned by out-of-state investors, and it’s not run by an appointed board of directors. Your electric cooperative is run by a democratically elected board that is given the privilege to serve because of your vote.
This month’s issue of South Carolina Living features a special outer cover with important details about this event, including your Annual Meeting Registration Card. The registration card and your photo ID are required for fast registration, voting and to receive your registration gifts. Please check your print edition for your card.
This year, all registered members will receive a Lodge 10-inch cast iron skillet, a rain gauge, and a calendar. Members will receive ONE GIFT per member number. In the event there are several accounts under one name, the member will still receive ONE GIFT.
Representatives of organizations, including churches and businesses, wanting to receive a registration gift on behalf of the organization, must present a photo ID and written approval stating the individual’s name on the organization’s official letterhead. Registration gifts will not be available at a later date for members that do not attend the annual meeting. Representatives desiring to vote in the Board of Trustees election on behalf of the organization must have their name printed along with the name on the South Carolina Living address label.
Our employees work hard to host this event, and we encourage you to attend. Whether you have never attended our annual meeting or attend every year, our co-op family looks forward to seeing you!
LREC releases 2021 financial report
This financial report is not finalized until Nov. 15.