Join us for free food and updates Oct. 23-24

For all members:

MEMBER APPRECIATION DAYS OCT. 23-24

Midwest Electric members win money at Member Appreciation Days

At our office in St. Marys, we’ll be offering free food, free giveaways, and free advice from Energy Advisor Dave Waltermire. Cash prizes are also up for grabs, with four $50 cash prizes given away each day. (One entry allowed per member each day and can only win once.)

Lunch on both days will be from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. We will be serving free pulled pork and shredded chicken on the first day, with burgers and brats on the second day. Drinks, soups, and sides will be provided both days. Snacks, donuts, cookies, and more will be served from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day, so come whenever works! Feel free to eat up and socialize.

Other activities include:

  • Live-line electric safety demonstrations
  • Sign up for ACRE Co-op Owners for Political Action® and get four LED bulbs
    (while supplies last)
  • Four $50 drawings each day, plus door prizes

Our office is located at 06029 County Road 33 A, east of St. Marys.

For members of our political action group:

FREE BUFFET BREAKFAST OCT. 23

Free buffet breakfast with pancakes at Midwest Electric ACRE political action group meeting.

 

Join us at our St. Marys office from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. to hear elected officials address the crowd, take questions, and discuss current industry topics to keep you up to speed about issues that affect your life and electric rates. Congressmen Warren Davidson and Bob Latta will be there, along with other area representatives and senators.

You must be a member of ACRE Co-op Owners for Political Action® to attend. If you aren’t already a member, you can sign up at the event or do so beforehand by calling us Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 800-962-3830. Your contribution of $2.08 per month helps us support candidates who fight for reliable and affordable electricity.

Our office is located at 06029 County Road 33 A, east of St. Marys.

 

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