Last Updated on May 24, 2022 12:06 pm
Lenoir, North Carolina (May 24, 2022) – Members can participate in the annual meeting of Blue Ridge Electric Membership Corporation by phone or by attending the meeting, which will be held at the corporate office on Thursday, June 23rd at 4 pm pending no COVID health precautions go into effect at that time for large gatherings. Members may also listen and watch by livestream.
To vote on motions or ask a question during the Q&A periods, members must attend the meeting or use the call-in option by dialing 1-866-416-5215 during the meeting and entering their account number.
Members who have not already voted in director elections by mail or online by the deadline of June 15th may come to the corporate office during the annual meeting to vote or change their vote if they wish to do so.
During the annual meeting, business reports will be delivered from key board and staff members. These reports, as well as director election results, will also be shared online on the cooperative’s website and social media.
Members receive annual meeting and director election information in their May issue of Carolina Country which contains the member newsletter, Membership Matters. The June issue provides full details of how to participate in this year’s annual meeting as well as the 2021 annual report. A director election kit is sent to each member in May. Information about director elections and the annual meeting has also been available on the cooperative’s website at www.blueridgeenergy.com/company/2022AM.
Under the market name of Blue Ridge Energy, Blue Ridge Electric Membership Corporation serves some 78,000 electric cooperative members in northwest North Carolina. Blue Ridge Energy’s Propane and Fuels subsidiary provides residential and commercial propane, fuels and related hearth and outdoor living products in each local district office showroom as well as Morganton, North Carolina. Blue Ridge Energy also offers energy efficiency programs and innovative energy solutions. More information about Blue Ridge Energy can be found at www.BlueRidgeEnergy.com.