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Teachers Urged to Apply for Star Light Grants

    Applications for Operation Round Up’s Star Light Award grants are now available at all Baldwin EMC offices and at This program provides support to teachers for the purpose of improving learning through innovative and creative classroom projects. Kindergarten through 12th grade teachers in accredited public and private schools within Baldwin EMC’s service area are […]

    The path to efficiency independence

      From the Board of Trustees While fireworks and Independence Day parades are synonymous with the Fourth of July, no such fanfare comes to mind when discussing energy efficiency. Perhaps it should. If you think about it, energy efficiency not only benefits individuals and families, but the country as a whole. Energy efficiency combined with energy […]

      Operation Round Up Honors Scholarship Recipients

      Operation Round Up Honors Scholarship Recipients

        Baldwin EMC’s Charitable Foundation recently honored the program’s scholarship recipients for the 2017-2018 school year. Foundation board members held a luncheon at the co-op’s training center in Summerdale to recognize all of the students, both first-time recipients and those whose scholarships were approved for renewal. The 2017 Operation Round Up scholarship recipients are: Jessica Marie […]

        Baldwin EMC Youth Tour Winners Visit Washington, D.C.

        Baldwin EMC Youth Tour Winners Visit Washington, D.C.

          Baldwin EMC is happy to announce its selection of four local students representing the cooperative as part of this year’s National Rural Electric Cooperative Youth Tour. They are Ashlyn Bankston from Fairhope High School, Carter Jernigan and William Randall from Daphne High School and Rizpah Sarcar from Foley High School. In March, these four joined […]

          Baldwin EMC Honors Shining Star Students for Spring Semester

          Baldwin EMC Honors Shining Star Students for Spring Semester

          Baldwin EMC is excited to announce the latest recipients of the Shining Star Student award. These students were nominated for displaying the Touchstone Energy characteristics of integrity, innovation, accountability and commitment to community. Molly Dillon, an eighth grade student at Foley Middle School, was named Baldwin EMC’s Shining Star Student of the Month for February. […]

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          Phone Scammers Continue to Target Baldwin EMC Members

            As the temperatures rise, scammers are finding new ways to target Baldwin EMC members, claiming to represent the cooperative and demanding money with threats of turning off their power. “We were recently contacted by one of our members whose business was the target of a phone scam,” says Baldwin EMC Vice President of Corporate Services […]

            Lives on the Line

              Baldwin EMC CEO Karen Moore It’s been 54 years since a tragic accident cut Mitchell Johnson’s life way too short as he worked on a Baldwin EMC power pole. He was a young lineman and a good one I’m told. He had a wife and a young son and a great deal of promise in […]

              Safety awareness is our responsibility

                Baldwin EMC Board of Trustees This month, we’d like to take a moment to reflect on the importance of safety. May is Electrical Safety Month, and Baldwin EMC will be sharing safety tips and reminders throughout the pages of this issue of Alabama Living to help raise awareness about the dangers of electricity. You can […]

                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 […]

                  The glow of a million lights

                    Baldwin EMC CEO Karen Moore I recently read the results of a study that indicate the old saying is true – you really are only as old as you feel. The research done by a team of scientists concluded that people who feel younger than they actually are have a better life expectancy overall. If […]

                    A solid investment in your electric co-op

                      Baldwin EMC Board of Trustees As a member of Baldwin EMC, you make an investment in your co-op every time you pay your bill. This collective investment in the co-op benefits you and the community immediately and over time. So what exactly is this and how do you benefit from it? The basic service charge […]

                      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 […]