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Posted on Tuesday, August 6, 2019 at 10:45 am

It would be hard to find a business meeting that feels more like a family homecoming than the Northern Neck Electric Cooperative’s annual meeting. People from all over the coop’s service area filled Northumberland High School, Thursday night for a fried chicken and barbecue dinner followed by the coop’s business meeting.

At 102, Florence Mothershead was likely the oldest member at the meeting.

Before the meeting got down to business, the coop’s chairman of the board, Hunter Greenlaw, recognized his predecessor in office, Northumberland’s Steve Thomas. who served as chairman for 28 years. Thomas continues as a member of the board. He then introduced a video recounting the life and contributions of the coop’s recently retired secretary-treasurer Elnora Tompkins of Westmoreland who served as secretary-treasurer from 1981 through 2017. Greenlaw also recognized the region’s delegate to the House of Delegates, Margaret Ransone and a staff member of State Senator Ryan McDougle who arrived later.

For the full article, pick up the latest Northumberland Echo 8/7/19

Attendees rise for the presentation of the colors at the Northern Neck Electric Cooperative’s annual meeting.