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Federated REA to host annual meeting

JACKSON -- Federated Rural Electric will host its 77th annual meeting at 9 a.m., Nov. 17, at the Jackson County Central (JCC) High School gym in Jackson. Federated will host a free pancake breakfast for Federated member families from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. The JCC Swing Choir will perform from 9 to 9:30 a.m.

During registration, members may bring up to four fluorescent bulbs to recycle for free, including CFLs and tubes four-feet or less in length; recycling of additional bulbs costs 50 cents each. Plus, register and receive the co-op's annual meeting attendance gift -- a seven-tip screwdriver where the tips are stored in the handle.

During registration, members may visit Federated's booths for information on its money-saving programs, Exede Internet, Heartland Security Services, electric fireplaces and grills.

The meeting starts at 9:45 a.m., and will include election of two directors and two members to serve on the nominating committee.