Delaware Electric Cooperative will hold its annual community fair and business meeting at 3 p.m. Aug. 7 at the Delaware State Fairgrounds, 18500 S. Dupont Highway, Harrington.

Members will be treated to a free chicken dinner, have a chance to visit with various community organizations and hear an update on the state of the cooperative from President and CEO Bill Andrew.

More than 6,000 people are expected to attend the 82nd annual meeting of the member-owned cooperative. Dinner, voting for the board of directors and the community fair will begin at 3 p.m. in the Centre Ice Rink; and the business meeting will begin at 7 p.m. in the Dover Building. Members will also have the opportunity to vote on a proposed amendment to DEC’s bylaws that will prevent conflicts of interest on the board of directors.

Live music will be provided by Junior Wilson and the Jones Boys. Cooperative members are also encouraged to bring their family members to enjoy the music and food.

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