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countryliving JULY 2016 PUBLISHED FOR MEMBERS OF EAST CENTRAL ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE Put Yourself In S


This Picture. Win the vacation of your dreams by attending the ECE Annual Meeting on July 28 and registering for prize drawings.


ome people dream of white sand beaches and clear blue water.


Others long for the crisp air of the high mountains. Whatever your dream vacation may be, you could make it a reality by attending the ECE Annual Meeting on July 28.


Members who register at the meeting will be eligible for the grand prize— a vacation package valued at up to $6,000. You decide when and where you want to go and the rest is taken care of.


If the dream vacation prize isn't enough, your registration also makes you eligible for $2,600 in cash prizes to be given out


operation roundup update


Operation Roundup funds support local charitable organizations, civic groups, youth programs, community services, and needy families and individuals. For more information on this voluntary bill roundup program, please visit www.ecoec.com.


at the meeting. There's more: Every ECE member receives a $20 electric bill credit for registering at the meeting. With those kind of odds, there's no way you can lose!


ECE Annual Meeting registration will open at 5 pm. The business meeting will begin at 7 pm. Plan to arrive early and enjoy the arts and crafts booths and carnival games for kids. Grab a hot dog, visit with friends and stay for the business meeting for updates on your co-op financial standing, programs and more.


The meeting will take place at Covelle Hall on the campus of the OSU Institute of Technology, 1801 E. 4th Street in Okmulgee.


Figures to date: Applications reviewed...........................796 Applications granted..............................556 Applications denied................................224 Applications tabled...................................16 Scholarships awarded..................$169,000


Total Disbursements.........$1,305,940.61 Average member contribution............44¢


Great Reasons to Attend


• $20 bill credit for every member who registers


• Grand prize vacation worth up to $6,000


• $2,800 in cash prizes


• Arts and crafts booths & games for kids


East Central Electric Cooperative PO Box 1178 • 2001 S. Wood Drive Okmulgee, Oklahoma 74447-1178 (918) 756-0833 www.ecoec.com


OFFICE HOURS: Monday-Friday, 8 am - 4:30 pm.


POWER OUTAGE HOT LINE (918) 756-0833


BOARD OF TRUSTEES Lowell Hobbs, President


Larry Harvey, Vice President Dwight Luther, Secretary Treasurer Max Shoemake, Asst. Sec. Treasurer Ed Kloeckler Michael Vernnon Jim Hall


Tim Smith, General Manager PAYMENT OPTIONS


• Pay online at www.ecoec.com using SmartHub, or download the app.


• Pay by phone using VISA, Mastercard or Discover at 866- 999-4584. Available 24 hours a day. Convenience fee associated with payments.


• Pay with cash or credit⁄ debit card at participating Moneygram or Pay Site locations. Convenience fee associated with payments.


• Pay using our drive-through window or lobby, Monday - Friday, 8 am to 4:30 pm.


• Pay via automatic draft of your checking or savings account. Sign up online or download the ebill form for easy automatic payments at www.ecoec.com.


Country Living is published monthly by East Central Oklahoma Electric Cooperative, Inc., 2001 S. Wood Drive, Okmulgee, Oklahoma 74447. Second class postage paid at Okmulgee, Oklahoma 74447 and at additional mailing office. Subscription price: 60 cents /year. POSTMASTER: Send address corrections to


ECE Country Living, PO Box 1178, Okmulgee, OK 74447.


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