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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 […]

        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 […]

                  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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                  A machine could never replace a Mary

                    Baldwin EMC CEO Karen Moore In a day and age when Baldwin EMC’s members have several options for paying their bills that don’t require them to come into the co-op’s offices, people still lined up to see Mary. They would talk to her about the hard times behind them and the better days they were […]