UPDATE: EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO SPEAKER ILLNESS. 3-16-17
Farmers, first responders, road commissioners, and the public are reminded about an informational and entertaining event coming up Thursday evening.
The DeWitt County Farm Bureau is hosting a "Live Line Demonstration" Thursday at the DeWitt County Highway building. Janell Baum Thomas, Manager of the local Farm Bureau, explains the event will feature a presentation from Steve Hancock of Corn Belt Energy. She says the focus of the demonstration is electrical safety.
Baum Thomas says Thursday's demonstration will include beneficial information for a wide variety people. She feels everyone from farmers to first responders, and the general public, will come away with important knowledge about electrical safety.
The demonstration is being held at the DeWitt County Highway building on Revere Road. Baum Thomas says the immense size of the demo required organizers to find a suitably sized space.
The free event gets started at 5:30 Thursday evening. A light dinner will be served. In order to attend, please RSVP to the DeWitt County Farm Bureau as soon as possible by calling 217-935-2126.