Pangman Co-op Celebrates 75 Years

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On Thursday, April 7th, 2011 the Pangman Co-op held its 75th Annual Meeting. About 100 people attended the supper of Kentucky Fried Chicken at 6 pm and the meeting which followed at 7 pm.

Don Gursky chaired the meeting. The Pangman Co-op was presented with a plaque from the Federated Co-op. Monica was presented with a ring for her 15 years as an employee of the Co-op. The Federated Co-op Limited Delegates donated $150.00 to Charity Farms. Monica Wilson presented the Retail Manger’s Report. Susan Peters presented the Delegates Report.

Mayor Rod Rowland and Chuck Jacques congratulated the Pangman Co-op on their 75th Anniversary.

The official date of incorporation for the Pangman Co-op was April 1, 1936. The Co-op started out in a small building located where the cafe is today. It later moved to the building where the current Post Office is located. Later it moved to the present site of the Service Station. The earliest minutes on record are from 1944. In 2005 the Pangman Co-op opened the grocery store and at 2010 year end the grocery store has a black bottom line before FCL patronage.

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