Southern States local annual meeting slated

ELKINS — Southern States Cooperative will review its operations at a series of local annual meetings, including the upcoming meeting for members of Southern States Cooperative Inc. — Elkins Service.

“Fiscal ’16 continues to present many challenges and opportunities for Southern States, our members and agriculture as a whole,” said President and CEO Jeff Stroburg.

“We will continue to provide our members and customers with the products, services and expertise to assist in achieving greater levels of success.

In addition to the success of our members, Southern States will continually analyze and make the business decisions necessary to reach profitability levels, and we fully expect a much more successful year in ’16-17.”

Southern States Cooperative Inc. — Elkins Service will hold their annual membership meeting Dec. 14 at 1200 S. Davis Ave. in Elkins.

The business meeting will begin at 12 p.m.

The cooperative’s management will use the meeting to report on both local and company-wide operations, as well as projected budget results for next year.

Local board members will be elected and retiring board members will be recognized. Board nominees include James Dean and Marvin Warner.

“The annual meeting is the best single opportunity to outline our plans for the future to our membership and discuss our progress in meeting our financial goals,” notes Eric Titchnell, manager for Southern States Cooperative Inc. — Elkins Service.

“The board of directors, management and employees of Southern States continue to be thankful for your business and dedication.”

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