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PRECorp members, you are invited to celebrate the dedication of your power plant, the Dry Fork Station, at 11 a.m. on Thursday, August 11, on the plant site north of Gillette on Highway 59. The celebration will begin with a formal program, followed by lunch provided by Basin Electric Cooperative of Bismarck, N.D. Self-guided walking tours will be offered after lunch. Basin Electric is a not-for-profit generation and transmission cooperative incorporated in 1961 to provide supplemental power to a consortium of rural electric cooperatives, including Powder River Energy Corporation. Basin Electric is one of the largest electric G&T cooperatives in the United States.

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The event will feature entertainment by humorist Bob Farmer followed by the business meeting.

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PRECorp members should attend to hear a recap of the past year and strategies for the coming year. PRECorp officials will present annual reports, and director elections will be held for three three-year terms.

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