Pointe Coupee Electric 75th Annual Membership Meeting Jan. 29

Staff Writer
Plaquemine Post South

NEW ROADS - The 75th Annual Membership Meeting of Pointe Coupee Electric Membership Corporation is scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 29 at noon at the Scott Civic Center on Major Parkway in New Roads.

Registration will take place from 9 a.m. to noon.

Doors will open at 9 a.m. for free health screenings, informational exhibits and demonstrations. Entertainment will also be provided. Goody bags will be given to the first 500 members to register.

The business meeting will begin promptly at noon.

Members are reminded to bring their registration cards included with the notification of the meeting.

The business meeting will consist of reports of officers, directors and committees, announcement of members elected to serve on the board; and other business that may properly come before the membership.

Drawings will be held to select the winners of the 2014 continuing education scholarships offered by Pointe Coupee Electric to high school seniors, and endowments will be presented to the 4-H programs of Iberville, Pointe Coupee and West Baton Rouge parishes.

Members of Pointe Coupee Electric will have the opportunity to meet their directors and staff of their electric cooperative, Public Service Commissioners, and fellow co-op members.

Refreshments will be served as the members check in at the registration tables and approximately 50 lucky members in attendance will take home door prizes. Only Pointe

Coupee Electric members are eligible to win door prizes.

There will be exhibits and free health screenings from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. The exhibits will showcase services and programs provided by Pointe Coupee Electric and various other organizations which include but are not limited to the Association of Louisiana Electric Cooperatives (ALEC), Acadian on Call, American Cancer Society, Catholic Charities, H.O.P.E. Ministries of Pointe Coupee, LSU Ag Center, Pointe Coupee Council on Aging, Pointe Coupee General Hospital, Pointe Coupee Homebound Health Services and Pointe Coupee Hospice.

Various free health screenings and health related information for Pointe Coupee Electric members and their guests will be provided. Acadian Ambulance will offer standby services. Anyone needing special assistance should contact the office at 638-3751 prior to the meeting.

Pointe Coupee Electric is your electric cooperative that has been serving parts of Iberville, Pointe Coupee and West Baton Rouge parishes for 75 years.