NORTH BALTIMORE, OHIO–On Friday, June 13, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Hancock-Wood Electric Cooperative will celebrate its Member Family Fun Day event at its corporate headquarters at 1399 Business Park Drive South, North Baltimore, Ohio. The free event is held annually as a member appreciation event. More than 1,000 are expected to attend.
Featured onstage this year is 14-year-old vocalist sensation and Findlay High School student Gabrielle Calvert, who will perform at noon, accompanied by Dave Phillips on guitar. She has appeared at local coffee houses and other venues and is gaining a large fan base. Magician Michael Mage also will present feats of prestidigitation at 11a.m. and again at 1:15 p.m. Also new this year, are pedal boat rides courtesy of Hancock Park District, family photo booth, funhouse, Air Extreme Ohio bungee jump and jousting ring, art activities, face painting and a flying toy area. North Baltimore police, fire and EMS will provide Touch-a-Truck tours of their emergency vehicles.
Kathy's Korner of Arcadia will serve up hot dogs and side dishes. Carnival rides, inflatables, energy savings exhibits and open-house tours of the facility will entertain and inform. Western & Southern Life will offer child-fingerprinting services for parents. There also will be snow cones, giveaways and drawings for prizes. For speedy entry, members can bring in their Co-op Connections discount card or download it from hwe.coop
President and CEO George Walton said, “We are excited to expand the event this year and offer entertainment and fun activities for Member families as well as sharing information on energy savings and service reliability improvements.”
There will be Home Energy Efficiency Programs and exhibits to demonstrate how co-op members can save money on electric service costs, along with information about the Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) distribution automation program. The North Baltimore Schools Tigers Girls Varsity Volleyball team and their Coach Rachel Ousley will welcome members to the event and Bowling Green State University swim team certified lifeguards will monitor safe water activities.
Hancock-Wood Electric Cooperative, established in April 20, 1938, serves more than 10,000 members with 13,000 accounts in portions of Hancock, Wood, Allen, Erie, Hardin, Henry, Putnam, Sandusky, Seneca and Wyandot counties. Throughout the cooperative’s history, HWEC has delivered reliable, affordable electric services and supported local causes through charitable contributions, volunteerism and other activities to make a positive impact on the quality of life within the communities it serves.
For more information, visit the HWEC web site at hwe.coop or call 800-445-4840.