The LaGrange County REMC annual membership meeting will be held on Saturday, June 8, at 1995 East US 20 in LaGrange. Registration will begin at 10:30 a.m. and end at noon when a flag ceremony and veteran recognition kick off the business meeting and members will have the opportunity to vote for directors.
Each member who registers will receive a $10 energy credit, a door prize, and a chance to win cash prizes totaling $1,500. Members can enjoy pork burgers and ice cream while listening to the classic rock band “Cadillac Ranch.” There will be a Pole Top Rescue Demonstration and a Power to the People Documentary. Future REMC members will be able to enjoy bounce houses provided by Air Time Jumps, a petting zoo provided by Maple Lane Wildlife Farm, and chat with REMC linemen. Holey Moley, the 811-Call Before You Dig mascot, will share electrical safety information.
Members can pick up information about the REMC’s various programs and speak to contractors who have participated in building an efficient Touchstone Energy Home featuring insulation, geothermal heat pumps, heat pump water heaters, and building standards.
During the business meeting, directors will be elected from the following districts:
District 5: Jim North is seeking re-election to the LaGrange County REMC Board of Directors for District 5 (Eden and Clearspring townships in LaGrange County and Noble County Extension into Elkhart and Orange townships). He has served on the board since 1972.
District 6: Jeff Brill is seeking re-election to the LaGrange County REMC Board of Directors for District 6 (Johnson and Milford townships). He has served on the board since 2004 and currently serves as secretary-treasurer.
District 7 (At Large): Roger Domer is the incumbent LaGrange County REMC Director seeking re-election for District 7, At Large. He has served on the REMC Board since April 2003.