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Annual Meeting

The 2024 86th Annual Meeting of the Members
will be held on Thursday, July 11, 2024 – Registration 4:30 p.m. / Business Meeting 6:00 p.m.
1732 Finney Road, Murphysboro, Illinois

Notice of the 85th Annual Meeting of the Members is being given to the membership by method of the July 2023 Illinois Country Living magazine, that will begin arriving the end of June. The Annual Meeting of the Members will be held at 6 p.m. on Thursday, July 13 at our headquarters facility at 1732 Finney Road, Murphysboro, Ill. Gates will open, registration, and food service will begin at 4:30 p.m., drive-thru style. Boxed hot dog dinners & drinks will be provided to all in attendance, and attendance gifts and $10 bill credits will be issued to each registered member (credit will be applied to August bills, one per membership). Bucket rides will be given by our linemen and live music will be provided by Bill Harper until 5:30 p.m., with a live line demonstration to follow. The business meeting will take place on-stage outdoors within our truck bays. Consumer-members will have the choice to join the meeting in person near the stage, or by listening to the radio broadcast (87.9 FM) while in their vehicle in on-site parking. We will conduct attendance prizes throughout the evening, and scholarship winners and $1,000 in cash will be drawn following the business meeting.

Annual Meeting 2023 Information

The July Illinois Country Living magazine includes the official Annual Meeting notice and printed barcodes can be brought the evening of to expedite registration, but are not required. 

Three directors seats will be elected this year. Following the meeting, scholarship winners will be drawn. To download the 2023 scholarship application, visit our Annual Meeting Scholarship page, or below. The scholarship application will also be included as page 6 of the June issue of the Illinois Country Living magazine. We require a “Letter of Authorization” for all organization accounts, such as churches, schools, hospitals, etc., registering at the Annual Meeting of the Members. This can be done by completing the Letter of Authorization form (below) or bringing an actual authorization letter.

2022 Annual Meeting Winners