BURGAW – Four County EMC’s annual membership meeting will be held Monday, Oct. 5, at Elizabethtown Middle School, located at 1496 U.S. 701 South in Elizabethtown.
The meeting is open to all Four County EMC members. Registration begins at 5 p.m. and the program will kick off at 7 p.m. Food and beverages will be provided by Southern Smoke BBQ of Garland. Three directors will be elected and The Dixie Melody Boys will entertain at this year’s meeting for an evening of gospel music.
Terms of the following directors (listed with their Directorate Districts) will expire this year: S. Eugene Jordan, West Pender; J. Steven Matthis, West Sampson; Ronald J. Allen, West Bladen. These incumbents will be presented for re-election on Oct. 5.
Many activities for children 4 to 9 years old will be provided, including creation stations, puppet show and story time. Supervision in the children’s area will be provided.
Anyone who is unable to attend, you can still vote by using a proxy form which will be mailed to all members with the 2014 Annual Report and the Official Notice of the 2015 Annual Meeting in the October issue of Carolina Country Magazine. Any member may vote his or her vote and (1) one proxy vote on behalf of one residential member and (1) one additional proxy vote on behalf of members such as churches, businesses, organizations or similar groups, provided the member is so designated as the authorized representative of the organization. Moreover, all proxies must be valid as determined by the Credentials and Election Committee. Proxy forms are not eligible to win prizes.
Every member of the Cooperative is encouraged to attend this once-a-year event to cast his/her vote for directors, share in community fellowship and learn more about the business practices of Four County EMC. There will also be great prizes to be won for those who register and are present, including electric appliances, energy credits and the grand prize of a 2008 Chevrolet Silverado retired pick-up truck! Refreshments will be served including your choice of a BBQ or chicken sandwich, chips and a soft drink.
“We look forward to seeing our members on Oct. 5,” said Gaye Johnson, director of corporate communications. “Any disabled member with special needs planning to attend the annual membership meeting may contact Four County EMC so reasonable accommodations may be made for assistance.”
For additional information about Four County EMC’s 2015 Annual Meeting, call at 1-888-368-7289.
Four County EMC serves more than 32,500 members in Bladen, Duplin, Pender and Sampson counties.