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Kay Electric meeting Friday
11/7/2013 10:01:50 AM
Last Updated:
4/10/2014 8:58:58 AM

  (Blackwell) Kay Electric's 77th Annual Meeting will be held Friday evening, April 11, at the Blackwell High School, 1524 South Main. Registration and a free buffet dinner for Kay Electric members will begin at 5:30 p.m.

 Entertainment begins in the auditorium at 6:15 with the Northern Oklahoma Roustabouts. 

 The business session will begin at 7 p.m., and KEC members will be electing trustees from Districts one, two and three during the business session.  Candidates were nominated at respective district meetings.  District one nominees are Jake Olsen of Hardy and John Stiles of Newkirk, Chad Otto of Kildare and Steve Vap of Newkirk are district two nominees and Ron Shoffner of Braman and Charlie Brandon of Newkrik are district three nominees.
Trustees filling unexpired terms include Max Hohmann of Deer Creek represents district four, Mike Lebeda of district five, Brady Hostetler of Garber represents district 6,  Kent McAninch of Tonkawa represents district seven, Dr. Tim Blanton of Ponca City represents District eight and Verl Brorsen of Perry represents district nine.
A western swing-band known as the Quebe Sisters, will perform during the business session. They perform a refreshing blend of western swing, vintage country, bluegrass, jazz & swing standards, and Texas style fiddling.
Every KEC member that registers at the Annual Meeting will receive a LED Lantern and KEC hat, along with a reusable grocery tote.

 President Max Hohmann invites every KEC member and their family to attend.  There is something for everyone including babysitting, beginning at 5:30 with experienced attendants in charge.  For older children movies will be shown.  Prize drawings will be held in the movies and babysitting.
 CEO and General Manager Joe Harris will reflect on KEC’s 2013 year along with sharing the news of his retirement following Annual Meeting. KEC members will be introduced to their new CEO/General Manager Tim Rodriguez. Rodriguez has been KEC’s Office Manager, CFO and COO the last 25 years.

 There are one thousand reasons to attend this year’s Annual Meeting! One lucky KEC member will go home with the grand prize of $1,000 cash, while others will have their chance at cash prizes and other great-donated gifts.
The day of the annual meeting, many Blackwell merchants are offering "Kay Day" specials. Members are encouraged to register at participating merchants. The merchants participating can be found in the April newsletter-Annual Meeting edition.

  Members are also encouraged to bring their favorite recipes for a special “Recipe Box” drawing. During the year, recipes are featured in KEC’s monthly newsletter, “The Cooperator.”

 Kay Electric provides electric service to all or portions of the rural areas in Kay, Grant, Noble, Osage and Garfield counties in north-central Oklahoma.  Their service area includes more than 2,600 miles of electric line. 

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