The annual meeting of Tri-County Electric Cooperative is set for Saturday at their headquarters at 3906 Broadway in Mt. Vernon.
The activity begins at 7:30 with registration and breakfast. Members registering before the business meeting begins will receive a $10 credit on their August electric bill. Patronage credit checks will be given to members, or their heirs, for the remaining balance to members who received service in 1996. Checks will be mailed to those not in attendance.
There will be a live line demonstration at 8:45 am.
Children’s activities will be held from nine to ten and after the meeting until noon. There will be free child ID fingerprinting, face painting, balloon animals, bounce house, and games.
The business meeting begins at ten. It will include reports from the Treasurer, President, Manager, and Southern Illinois Power Cooperative. There will also be an election for three directors, one apiece from Marion, Jefferson and Washington Counties.
Prize drawings will be held after the meeting. Big Boy BBQ will be served for lunch at 11:30 am. Free Lemon Shake-ups will also be available.