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Baldwin EMC Hosts Record Blood Drive

Baldwin EMC Hosts Record Blood Drive

    A record number of blood donors showed up to save as many as 366 lives by giving blood during Baldwin EMC’s Spring Into Action drive on March 23. The staff from LifeSouth Community Blood Center collected 122 pints of blood, each of which can benefit as many as three people. “I am beyond excited that […]

    Operation Round Up Presents Star Light Awards

      The Baldwin County Electric Membership Charitable Foundation recently presented Star Light Awards to 37 teachers and school faculty members. Each of the winners received a grant to help them bring innovative projects and programs to their schools. The grants were made possible by Baldwin EMC’s Operation Round Up program, which collects money for charitable causes […]

      Baldwin EMC District 1 Trustee Chad Grace (right) presents Baldwin EMC’s tax payment to Bay Minette Mayor Robert Wills.

      Baldwin EMC Pays $2.9 Million in Taxes

      Baldwin EMC officials recently announced the cooperative has completed the payment of approximately $2.9 million in taxes to the cities, towns and police jurisdictions within its service area. The city license tax payments were delivered in January. Baldwin EMC carries a not-for-profit status, but according to Chief Executive Officer Karen Moore, that doesn’t mean the […]

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      Baldwin EMC Honors Shining Star Student for January

      Baldwin EMC Honors Shining Star Student for January

        Fisher Harris Bryant, an eighth grade student at Gulf Shores Middle School, was named Baldwin EMC’s Shining Star Student of the Month for January. He was nominated by faculty member Carly Nelson for displaying the Touchstone Energy characteristics of integrity, innovation, accountability and commitment to community. Ms. Nelson wrote in her nomination, “Fisher is a […]

        Baldwin EMC Honors Shining Star Student for December

        Baldwin EMC Honors Shining Star Student for December

          Laney Elizabeth Haas, an eighth grade student at Fairhope Middle School, was named Baldwin EMC’s Shining Star Student of the Month for December. She was nominated by faculty member Karen Bartl for displaying the Touchstone Energy characteristics of integrity, innovation, accountability and commitment to community. Ms. Bartl wrote in her nomination, “Laney is a student […]

          Baldwin EMC Presents Power and Hope Award

          Baldwin EMC Presents Power and Hope Award

            Baldwin EMC lineman Jerry Rider is being called a hero thanks to a quick-thinking response that saved the life of Spanish Fort resident Jack Gipson. In recognition of his heroic deed, Rider was presented the Baldwin EMC/Touchstone Energy Power and Hope award on December 15. The award recognizes co-op employees for exceptional actions that provide […]

            Baldwin EMC Crews to Assist Florida Co-op in Power Restoration

            Baldwin EMC Crews to Assist Florida Co-op in Power Restoration

              Nine Baldwin EMC employees departed for Florida today to help restore power following severe storms that tore across the Southeast this weekend. The crews will assist Talquin Electric Cooperative, who reported 22,000 meters without power at the height of the storm. The Baldwin EMC crews, including four construction crews and a mechanic, left Monday morning […]

              Phone Scammers Continue to Target Baldwin EMC Members in the New Year

                It’s a new year, but phone scams continue to be prevalent in the service area of Baldwin EMC, whose members find themselves the target of phone calls from individuals claiming to represent the cooperative and demanding money with threats of turning off their power. “No matter how legitimate a caller sounds, it is vital that […]

                Baldwin EMC Crews to Assist Georgia Co-op in Power Restoration

                Baldwin EMC Crews to Assist Georgia Co-op in Power Restoration

                  Twenty Baldwin EMC employees have departed for Georgia to help restore power following Winter Storm Helena, which is predicted to deliver between 1 and 4 inches of snow, as well as sleet and freezing rain, to northern Georgia and the metro-Atlanta area Friday afternoon through Saturday morning. Baldwin EMC prepared for departure following a request […]

                  Baldwin EMC Honors Shining Star Student for November

                  Baldwin EMC Honors Shining Star Student for November

                    Grace Morin, a sixth grade student at Magnolia School, was named Baldwin EMC’s Shining Star Student of the Month for November. She was nominated by faculty member Stacey Mashburn for displaying the Touchstone Energy characteristics of integrity, innovation, accountability and commitment to community. Ms. Mashburn wrote in her nomination, “Violet ‘Grace’ Morin is an outstanding […]

                    Baldwin EMC Receives Excellent Response to Annual Power of Giving Drive

                    Baldwin EMC Receives Excellent Response to Annual Power of Giving Drive

                      Baldwin EMC hosted its 11th annual Power of Giving drive on Thursday, Dec. 1, and the event’s organizers are calling it a huge success. LifeSouth Community Blood Center was on site early Thursday morning and collected a total of 89 units of blood by the end of the day. Additionally, an unprecedented number of donations […]