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Do you risk losing out on family connections, learning, running your business and shopping and entertainment opportunities because you don't have reliable electricity or broadband services? Live life to its fullest with safe, reliable and affordable electricity and fiber-fast internet, TV and phone services. You matter! We serve homes, farms, churches, schools and small and large commercial businesses to make people's lives better. Thank you for your interest in the cooperative's actions to make people's lives better. The Newsroom will keep you informed.

On Behalf of Team SEMO - Thank you! 

CEO Sean

CEO/GM Sean Vanslyke

Smartphone: (573) 703-7694

Nearly 800 Attend Annual Meeting

#TeamSEMO hit a grand slam hosting nearly 800 members and guests at our 2021 Annual Meeting. We spread the outdoor event over 10 hours to provide members more flexibility to participate. The best word to describe the event: #calm. God blessed us with beautiful weather and #TeamSEMO blessed our members with smiles and caring attitudes. The member-owner-consumer is why we exist. We will keep making people's lives better with electricity and broadband because our members matter! Thank you to all - CEO Sean 

Member Spotlight | Mayo’s Seeds, LLC. in Bloomfield, Missouri

Mayo's Seeds, LLC., based in Bloomfield, Mo., serves numerous farmers from Perryville to the bootheel of Missouri. The company is family owned and operated and three generations strong. If you have any questions, the Mayo family would love to hear from you. You can give them a call at (573) 614-2138.

Annual Meeting Winners; Friday w/ Sean

The Grand Prize Drawing for our 2021 Annual Meeting. Thank you to the Sikeston Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo for sharing the facility! Thank you to MO Electric Co-ops for handling the voting! Thank you to Team SEMO for hosting the event! Members approved minutes, financial reports and bylaw amendments. Plus, member-owners Tim Coppage, John Bledsoe, Carla Moore and Carl Eftink were elected to the board of directors. Congratulations to our seven lucky winners of a $250 bill credit: Bart Lowe, Dorothy Hinkebein, MIchael MIller, Jane Lix, Gerald Seyer, Gerald Blattel and Dale Graham. It was a great day. We look forward to 2022! 

The Friday Feature w/ Sean 

👉 Are you living life along the way? I challenge you to chase it, do it! What’s on your bucket list? 🚴‍♂️ ✈️ 📚 🎨🏎 🏃‍♀️ 🏡 🎣 🍼 #TheFridayFeature is a weekly booster to keep negativity out of your head. 😀 You are better when you are happier. #keeppushingforward

 

 

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SEMO Electric Cooperative's Annual Meeting at the Sikeston Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo grounds. Music and voting until 6 p.m. Business Meeting at 6 p.m. Gates open until 7 p.m. to get $15 bill credit. (We don’t own the rights to this music).

$15 Bill Credit, Free Participation Gift

We are going to do our best to have a little fun as we host SEMO Electric’s 2021 Annual Meeting on Thursday, May 13 at the Sikeston Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo grounds. Rain or shine, it will be a drive-thru event from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Plus, we will have a live concert from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. with Brothers Walker and Doug Johnson. You are welcome to park your vehicle and enjoy. Come visit with Team SEMO!

To respect social distancing, registration and voting will take place from your vehicle’s window during the event. All members (one per household) who attend will receive a $15 bill credit, plus a participation gift and be placed in The Grand Prize Drawing for one of five $250 bill credits. Voting will end at 6 p.m. so ballots may be counted. Results will be announced during the business meeting, which will start at 6 p.m. The business meeting will be broadcast live on Facebook and Classic KYMO 105.3 FM. Members may park and attend the business meeting in-person. The Grand Prize Drawing will be held live on SEMO Electric Cooperative’s Facebook page at 9 a.m., Friday, May 14. Winners will be notified.

Attend Thursday's Annual Meeting

We are going to do our best to have a little fun as we host SEMO Electric’s 2021 Annual Meeting on Thursday, May 13 at the Sikeston Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo grounds. Rain or shine, it will be a drive-thru event from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Plus, we will have a live concert from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. with Brothers Walker and Doug Johnson. You are welcome to park your vehicle and enjoy. We would appreciate prayers for no severe storms. Come visit with Team SEMO!

To respect social distancing, registration and voting will take place from your vehicle’s window during the event. Members will be asked to approve minutes from the 2019 Annual Meeting and the 2020 Special Meeting, which was conducted for the limited purpose of director elections due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Members will also be asked to approve financial statements for 2019 and 2020, amend two items for the Cooperative's Bylaws and elect four candidates to SEMO Electric's Board of Directors. 

All members (one per household) who attend will receive a $15 bill credit, plus a participation gift and be placed in The Grand Prize Drawing for one of five $250 bill credits. Voting will end at 6 p.m. so ballots may be counted. Results will be announced during the business meeting, which will start at 6 p.m. The business meeting will be broadcast live on Facebook and Classic KYMO 105.3 FM. Members may park and attend the business meeting in-person. The Grand Prize Drawing will be held live on SEMO Electric Cooperative’s Facebook page at 9 a.m., Friday, May 14. Winners will be notified.

Member Spotlight | Begg’s Berry World in Benton, Missouri

Beggs Berry World is a family owned business that takes experience to new levels of producing the sweetest and most delicious fruits and vegetables from the best farm lands in southeast Missouri. Beggs uses that experience gained over many years of responsible and reliable farming methods that yield prize crops year after year. Customers come from miles around all during the year to take home strawberries, melons, sweet corn, tomatoes, fresh lettuce, pumpkins, ice cream and desserts. If you have any questions, they would love to hear from you. You have give them a call at (573)545-3881 or visit www.beggsberryworld.com.

The Friday Feature w/ Sean - Stay in Your Lane

Do you get frustrated when someone pulls into your lane? 🎣🐟 Focus on your strengths. Week 59 of #TheFridayFeature - a weekly booster to keep negativity out of your head. 😀 You are better when you are happier. #keeppushingforward