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Baldwin EMC Presents Power and Hope Award

Baldwin EMC Presents Power and Hope Award

    Baldwin EMC recently honored Right of Way Technician Wayne Kichler with the Baldwin EMC/Touchstone Energy Power and Hope award, which recognizes co-op employees for exceptional actions that provide power and hope within the cooperative network or the communities in which the employees serve. Last year, 108 of Baldwin EMC’s 194 employees were certified in some […]

    Tax Day Comes for Co-ops, Too

      Baldwin EMC CEO Karen Moore When I was growing up, the month of April signaled the start of our warm-weather seasons, which I always preferred to the cold. Many times, it was the month when we celebrated one of my favorite holidays, Easter. And of course, it was the month before summer vacation started, which […]

      Operation Round Up Presents Grant to Local Charity

      Operation Round Up Presents Grant to Local Charity

        The Baldwin County Electric Membership Charitable Foundation presented a grant to United Way of Baldwin County at its March meeting. The donation will help United Way continue its support of 30 nonprofit health and human service agencies serving residents in all of Baldwin County. This grant was made possible through Baldwin EMC’s Operation Round Up […]

        Operation Round Up Presents Star Light Awards

          The Baldwin County Electric Membership Charitable Foundation recently presented Star Light Awards to 22 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 […]

          The value of electricity continues to shine

            From the Board of Trustees How many of us remember dropping into a Baldwin EMC office with our parents and grandparents to pay the light bill? Today, whether you do that in person, by mail or online, paying your monthly bill does a lot more than just keep the lights on. Electricity keeps us connected […]

            Homeschooled Youth Tour winner Abbie Hobbs (right), pictured with Baldwin EMC representative Kim Frank.

            Baldwin EMC Selects Youth Tour Winners

              Baldwin EMC has chosen four local students to represent the cooperative as part of this year’s National Rural Electric Cooperative Youth Tour. They are: Abbie Hobbs, who is homeschooled, Webb Hutchinson from Fairhope High School, Rachel Potter from Spanish Fort High School, and Destiny Watson from Robertsdale High School. In March, these four will join […]

              Baldwin EMC to Host Blood Drive on Two Dates, at Two Locations, this Spring

                Baldwin EMC is offering two options for the community to donate blood this spring. The co-op’s annual Spring Into Action will be hosted on March 15 at the South Baldwin office (21801 University Lane in Orange Beach), and April 26 at the North Baldwin office (47525 Hwy. 59 in Bay Minette). Both events will run […]

                Baldwin EMC District 3 Trustee Aubury Fuller (right) presents Baldwin EMCs tax payment to Fairhope Mayor Karin Wilson.

                Baldwin EMC Pays $3 Million in Taxes

                Baldwin EMC officials recently announced the cooperative has completed the payment of approximately $3 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 Students for the First Semester

                Baldwin EMC Honors Shining Star Students for the First 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. Cameron Herzog, an eighth grade student at Fairhope Middle School, was named Baldwin EMC’s Shining Star Student of the Month for August. […]

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                Phone Scammers Concoct False Buyout Story to Con Baldwin EMC Members

                  A Baldwin EMC member has recently fallen victim to a scam artist posing as a co-op representative. According to the member, the caller claimed that Baldwin EMC had been bought out by AT&T. The caller went on to say the member’s account had accrued several months of back-payment and that a disconnect was scheduled if […]

                  You don’t have to be a lineman (but you can be)

                    Baldwin EMC CEO Karen Moore When you think of an employee of Baldwin EMC what comes to mind? For most people, it’s probably the green pants, tan shirt and white hardhat of a lineman. You probably picture someone in a bucket truck or at the foot of a power pole working with high voltage electricity. […]

                    Baldwin EMC Chief Executive Officer Karen Moore presents a Power and Hope award to Ray Bishop.

                    Baldwin EMC Presents Power and Hope Awards

                      Baldwin EMC recently recognized four of its employees for their respective heroic actions in 2017. Ray Bishop, Kevin Dorman, Louis Ruffin and Jody Taylor were honored with the Baldwin EMC/Touchstone Energy Power and Hope award, which recognizes co-op employees for exceptional actions that provide power and hope within the cooperative network or the communities in […]