2010 Annual Meeting: A Record Success
Article was added on Wednesday, March 31, 2010
Santee Electric Cooperative officials are pleased to report that
yesterday's Annual Meeting saw record attendance again with 4,001
members registering and voting for board or trustees at Kingstree
Senior High School.
Consumer registration and voting began at 1p.m. in the school's
cafeteria. Registration and casting of ballots ended promptly at
6:30 p.m. Every member who registered received a $15 bill credit
and a 12 can cooler and was eligible to win a variety of door
prizes that were given away at the business meeting.
Scholarship winners were Sammy K. Livingston, Zachary Jay
McDonald, Alexus Cokley, Megan Michelle Brown, Harrell L. Poston
Jr., Samone Cumbee, Maxine G. Greene and Codey Witherspoon.
Other winners include...
|Black & Decker
|Samsung - DVD Player
|Stanley - Backpack Sprayer
|GE - Microwave Oven
|Wesinghouse - Solar Powered Utility
|Peak Performance - Portable Power System 450
|Eureka- Vacuum System
|Troy-Bilt 20v Lithium-Ion Trimmer
||Annie Ruth Linen
|Hamilton Beach - Non-Stick Electric Skillet
|Westinghouse - Solar Powered Security Light
|Designer Series - Crock Pot
|Portable Cable - 18v Cordless Drill/Driver set
|Lasko - Max Performance Floor or Wall Mount
|GE - 5,200 BTU Air Conditioner
|Philips - 19" LCD HD TV
|GE - 5 cu ft Chest Freezer
|CEEUS Donated - Sharp 19" LCD TV
|$300 Energy Voucher
|$400 Energy Voucher
|$500 Energy Voucher
|LG 47" LCD HD TV
|98 Chevrolet Lumina
In his annual report, President and CEO Floyd Keels explained
the perils of electric resistance heaters in manufactured homes.
During the coldest days this past winter, manufactured homes with
resistance heating could use enough electricity to result in
monthly bills of $1,000, he said. While those same manufactured
homes with a heat pump running the same amount of time would see
heating costs of only about $200. Keels explained the HVAC
replacement program sponsored by SEC and the Electric Cooperatives
of South Carolina and encouraged members to apply for this
Keels also addressed the importance of protecting the integrity
of homes to ensure heat and conditioned air does not escape,
resulting in higher electric bills. He asked members to
periodically look underneath their homes for damaged duct work and
insulation and spoke of the importance of weather stripping all
Trustees Raymond Fulton (District 2), Charles E. Wilson
(District 4) and Stanley S. Pasley (District 7) ran uncontested and
were re-elected to the Board of Directors.
Santee Electric Cooperative serves electric power in rural
Williamsburg, Georgetown, Clarendon and Florence Counties.
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