Discover potential for savings at MEC Co-op Connections Expo

BULLHEAD CITY, Ariz. – Mohave Electric Cooperative will be hosting its annual free Co-op Connections© Business Expo April 2, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Bullhead Area Chamber of Commerce.

The expo provides an opportunity for members to visit different establishments in one location and learn about the various deals and opportunities to save money just by showing their member connections card.

Members can visit to view participating business or download the Coop Connections app on an iOS or Android phone.

“This is a wonderful opportunity for our members to look at the different ways they can save, not just locally, but nationally as well,” said Terry Puryear, public affairs and communications coordinator. “Our members have saved millions by simply showing their Connections Card.”

The card is good for discounts at over 130 local businesses and attendees will have an opportunity to purchase items or services from some of the vendors. There will also be raffles for prizes and three $100 grand prize gift certificates to a Co-op Connections business.

The card’s Healthy Savings discounts helps members save with discounts up to 85 percent off prescriptions as well as discounts on dental, vision, chiropractic, hearing aids, and lab and imaging.

The program teams up with to offer hundreds of opportunities to save and the Cash Back Mall offers rewards for online purchases with major retailers.

“The card is free to all MEC members, the savings are real, it doesn’t expire, and any member of the family can use the card,” Puryear said.

Tyler Carlson, CEO for MEC, likes the idea of passing on savings to members whenever possible.

“Mohave Electric is proud to be able to provide a program that keeps money in our members’ wallets,” he said. “We are happy to be a part of a program that helps members.”

“It’s a great feeling to be able to provide our members with instant savings,” Puryear said. “I’m not sure everyone understands how substantial these savings can be, which is why I encourage everyone to join us at the expo.”

In addition to the expo, volunteers with the Little Red Schoolhouse and Colorado River Museum will be hosting a yard sale in the ramada in Bullhead Community Park during the same hours.