Wright-Hennepin's Annual Meeting

Wright-Hennepin's (WH) 2017 Annual Meeting will be the 80th in the history of the cooperative! On April 20, 2017, WH will once again invite all members to its Rockford headquarters for a night filled with food, fun and information about your electric cooperative. Highlighted by a complimentary pork chop dinner from 4:30 p.m. to 6:45 p.m., attendees can also register to win prizes at numerous informational booths, win gifts and prizes during bingo, and drop their kids off in the children's area filled with games and activities from 4:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. We'll also be giving away four children's bikes! Following the meal, members will hear from WH leadership on the status of the co-op during the business meeting at 7 p.m. Mark your calendars and stop by on April 20! Registration begins at 4 p.m.

2016 Annual Meeting Recap

More than 2,200 members and guests visited Wright-Hennepin's 79th Annual Meeting on Thursday, March 31. The cooperative informed members of a strong financial performance in 2015. Members re-elected incumbent directors Dale Jans, District 4, Buffalo; and Mike Tieva, District 6, Maple Grove. District 8 elected Casey Whelan of Maple grove to replace Donald Lucas, who retired. We appreciate and would like to thank all of those who could make it out to the event. Here are a few details from the night:

  • Official number of meals served: 2,240

  • 147 children checked into our children's entertainment room - four of whom won a brand new bike

  • For the first time, members heard from WH's new President and CEO Tim Sullivan, as well as WH Holding Company's new Chief Operating Officer Wendy Youngren

  • Members were given a free pound of butter for attending the business meeting

List of prize winners

The event featured many booths and prize drawings for WH members. Here is the full list of prize winners:

Smart crock-pot Barry Brooks, Maple Grove
Wireless boombox David Jacobson, Delano
Keurig 2.0 Terry Kilian, Buffalo
Ice maker Margie Niesen, Buffalo
Cordless drill Tim Doboszenski, Rockford
Countertop oven Chuck Emery, Loretto
Hedge trimmer Ken Kitchenwitz, Montrose
Air purifier  Jenny Flansburg, Maple Plain
Weed trimmer Bobbie Sawatzke, Loretto
Vizio TV Karen McMahon, Maple Grove
Electric griddle Loren Hanson, Maple Grove
Compact fridge Brad Munsterteiger, Annandale
Pressure washer Larry Hill, Annandale
Food saver John Haack, Maple Lake
Shop vac Tim Allison, Maple Plain
Handheld vacuum  Sherre Rinkenberger, Monticello
Ipad mini Loren Levahn, Maple Grove
Retractable cord reel Jim Strehlow, Hamel
GoPro camera Darlene Larson, Cokato
Tree Sandra Ziegler, Rockford
Tree Carol Cleven, Minneapolis
Tree Jennifer Campbell, Plymouth
Grand prize: 
2003 Chevy extended cab truck
Sheryl Monfroe-Elliott, Maple Grove