Congratulations to the 2021 Scholarship Winners
Brown County REA, through its Operation Round Up program awarded eight $250 scholarships to area high school seniors whose parents/guardians are members and live in Brown County REA's service area.
Please click the button below to to view the winners of the 2021 Brown County Rural Electric Trust scholarships.
The United Way of Brown County Area will once again be hosting the "Stuff the Backpack" drive to help students who live in or attend school in Brown County. Last year more than 300 backpacks were given to children throughout Brown County in grades K-8 who qualify for the free lunch program.
Brown County REA will be a collection site for this great program.
Please drop off any items on the list below at our office.
The deadline to drop items off is July 27th.
Incumbents re-elected and bylaws passed at Brown County REA’s 84th Annual Meeting
Brown County REA held its reconvened 84th Annual Meeting and special member meeting on June 24th in the parking lot of its headquarters near Sleepy Eye.
A total of 74 members registered for the meeting. During the brief business meeting, Board President Tom Hayes thanked members and employees for their ability to adapt to the circumstances of the past year. CEO Mike Heidemann reflected on the past year and reviewed the 2020 financial report. Necessary motions were made, seconded and approved by honking of horns.
Elected to a three-year term on the board of directors were Joel Christensen in District 6, and Tom Hayes, District 9. They were challenged by Mary Portner and Emilee Stehr, respectively. Incumbents Greg Mages, District 7 and Landon Sletta, District 3 ran unopposed and were elected by acclamation.
Also on the ballot was the adoption of the cooperative’s revised bylaws, which was approved.
At the organizational meeting which followed, Tom Hayes was elected Board President, Bill Berg chosen as Vice President, and Jim Hanson elected Secretary/Treasurer.
Heartland Security is owned by your local electric cooperative. They design and install security systems to protect your home, family, and valuables. The alarm systems are monitored by highly skilled and certified professionals. Heartland Security offers an easy to use Personal Emergency Reporting System (PERS) if you or a loved one is worried about a medical condition or emergency happening at home.
Click the link below to be directed to Heartland Security's homepage for more information or call them at (888) 264-6380.
Due to continuing economic hardship the deadline for submitting an application for energy assistance has been changed to September 1, 2021.
Please click the link below for the application and instructions or visit MVAC's website at www.mnvac.org. You can also call (507) 345-6822 to get an application.
Sleepy Eye, MN
July 23, 2021
Free clinic open to all area boys & girls.
Session 1: 2:00 P.M. (Ages 6 – 9)
Session 2: 3:30 P.M. (Ages 10 – 13)
Details & Registration
Hosted by: Brown County REA & Sleepy Eye Community Education