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A Day of Service

A Day of Service

    Twice a year, Baldwin EMC closes its offices so that employees can take part in mandatory all-day training. This is one of many opportunities the co-op takes to ensure we continue to operate as safely, efficiently and effectively as possible. This past February, we decided to change up the traditional schedule of our semi-annual Training […]

    Catholic Social Services

    Catholic Social Services

      Several weeks ago, four Baldwin EMC employees traveled just up the road from the co-op’s Summerdale headquarters to provide volunteer assistance at Catholic Social Services of Baldwin/Escambia County. The agency is housed in an unassuming building on Hwy. 59 in Robertsdale, but the individuals inside helped a grand total of 1,500 local families in 2017 […]

      Baldwin County Special Olympics

      Baldwin County Special Olympics

        On Friday, March 23, approximately 300 student athletes will gather at Volanta Park in Fairhope to participate in the games of the annual Baldwin County Special Olympics. Representing their respective Baldwin County schools, and bringing their individual skills to the field, these athletes will compete to bring home a win. But perhaps the greatest victory […]

        Heroes take to the water

        Heroes take to the water

          This time last year, Baldwin EMC Energy Marketing Specialist and U.S. Air Force veteran Brad Taylor was looking for a way to donate his time locally to help other military veterans, when a co-worker told Taylor about Heroes on the Water (HOW). A national organization with a mission “to help warriors relax, rehabilitate and reintegrate […]

          A helping hand for Habitat ReStore

          A helping hand for Habitat ReStore

            Each calendar year Baldwin EMC employees are granted eight hours, or one full work day, of community service leave. This initiative allows us to take a brief pause from our normal daily duties providing power to our members, and serve our neighbors in a different way. In this series, we will be highlighting a different employee (or group of employees) […]

            Baldwin EMC retiree Elmer McDaniel sits down with CEO Karen Moore

            Baldwin EMC retiree Elmer McDaniel sits down with CEO Karen Moore

              To close our Retiree Spotlight series, we asked Mr. Elmer McDaniel, who retired as executive vice president and general manager of Baldwin EMC in 1997, to stop by for a visit with our current chief executive officer, Karen Moore. Mr. McDaniel was hired as member services director and then served as accounting office manager before beginning his 17-year tenure as G.M. Karen […]

              Baldwin EMC retiree Mickey Wiley sits down with employee Brad Taylor

              Baldwin EMC retiree Mickey Wiley sits down with employee Brad Taylor

                Mr. Mickey Wiley retired from the Baldwin EMC marketing and member services department in 2000. When we asked him to sit down with Energy Marketing Specialist Brad Taylor, we knew they’d have plenty to “talk shop” about, from our home energy efficiency programs to Youth Tour. But what they also share in common is their […]

                Baldwin EMC retiree David Lindell sits down with employee Jason Day

                Baldwin EMC retiree David Lindell sits down with employee Jason Day

                  Mr. David Lindell retired as transportation supervisor in 2006. We asked him to sit down with Jason Day, who has worked as an assistant mechanic for two years. Jason Day: When you came on board in 1972, were you working out of our main Summerdale office? David Lindell: Oh, yes. I knew that [Baldwin EMC] had built this […]

                  Retiree Bobbie Madaris takes a moment to visit with Baldwin EMC

                  Retiree Bobbie Madaris takes a moment to visit with Baldwin EMC

                    Mrs. Bobbie Madaris retired from Baldwin EMC’s call center in 2004. Now at home in Gadsden, Ala., she spoke to us over the phone about her experiences during her 15-year career. Baldwin EMC: Today we have an entire department dedicated to the calls, payments and inquiries of our members, but I understand you were the […]

                    Baldwin EMC retiree Edward Kinsey sits down with employee Sol Fleming

                    Baldwin EMC retiree Edward Kinsey sits down with employee Sol Fleming

                      Mr. Edward Kinsey retired as a field engineer in 2000. We asked him to sit down with Sol Fleming, an engineer in Baldwin EMC’s South Baldwin district who came on board in 2015. Sol Fleming: So you retired in engineering in 2000, but did you always work in that department? Edward Kinsey: No, I actually […]

                      Baldwin EMC retiree Donnie Younce sits down with employee Taylor McLain

                      Baldwin EMC retiree Donnie Younce sits down with employee Taylor McLain

                        Mr. Donnie Younce retired as a crew chief in Summerdale in 2012. We asked him to sit down with Taylor McLain, an employee for 10 years who joined the line crew in 2012. Taylor McLain: So what was it that made you apply for a job at Baldwin EMC back in 1968? Donnie Younce: Well, […]

                        Baldwin EMC retiree Lois Schneider sits down with employee Jessica Johnson

                        Baldwin EMC retiree Lois Schneider sits down with employee Jessica Johnson

                          Mrs. Lois Schneider retired as a billing clerk in 1992. We asked her to sit down with Jessica Johnson, who has served Baldwin EMC for seven years and works as a billing analyst. Jessica Johnson: I understand you worked for Baldwin EMC for 23 years. What were the different positions you held? Lois Schneider: Oh, I think I did […]