Pay It Forward – December 2015 – Abby Bagwell

Laurens Electric Cooperative’s December recipient of the employee Pay it Forward funds is Engineering and Operations Administrative Assistant Abby Bagwell. Abby chose to lend a hand to a local single mother of three girls, ages 11, 10 and 6. Genik Brewster, an attendance clerk at E.B. Morse Elementary school in Laurens received a gift card…


Pay It Forward – October 2015 – Lillie Calwise

Laurens Electric Cooperative’s October recipient of the employee Pay it Forward funds is Human Resources Representative Lillie Calwise. Lillie chose to donate $250 to the Cross Hill Community Ministerial Alliance, which consists of about twelve churches. Once a year all the churches come together in the town park of Cross Hill for a week-long outdoor…


Pay It Forward – September 2015 – Rodney Brewer

Laurens Electric Cooperative’s September recipient of the employee Pay it Forward funds is Meter Service Supervisor Rodney Brewer. Rodney chose to donate $500 in supplies to the Laurens County Humane Society’s new Adoption Center. “I have a passion for pets and I liked the idea of the no-kill adoption center,” said Rodney. The Adoption Center…


Pay It Forward – August 2015 – Bryan Painter

Laurens Electric Cooperative’s August recipient of the employee Pay it Forward funds is Apprentice Lineman Bryan Painter. Bryan chose to give $500 to the Henson family of Inman. Jaxon Tanner Henson was born December 9, 2013, 2 months premature and was diagnosed with an extremely rare genetic disorder called Myotubular Myopathy. Only 1 in 50,000…


Pay It Forward – July 2015 – Alisha Lawson

  Laurens Electric Cooperative’s July recipient of the employee Pay it Forward funds is cashier Alisha Lawson. Alisha chose to donate $500 to the United Way of the Piedmont’s Stuff the Bus event in Spartanburg. School supplies gathered during the event will be shared with the Homeless Family Advocates within each of the school districts…


Pay It Forward – June 2015 – Tony Tollison

Laurens Electric Cooperative’s June recipient of the employee Pay it Forward funds is Meter Technician Tony Tollison. Tony chose to donate $500 to the family of 5-year old Peyton Gesing. Peyton has a neuroblastoma and the cancer has spread to his bones. He is currently undergoing chemotherapy and the family has to travel out of…


Pay It Forward – MAY 2015 – Justin Stroud

Laurens Electric Cooperative’s May recipient of the employee Pay it Forward funds is Apprentice Lineman Justin Stroud. Justin chose to donate $250 to the Wounded Warrior Project and $250 to the Chris Kyle Frog Foundation. Justin served in the Army from March 2004- May 2013, and was in Iraq from June 2009 – June 2010, so…


Pay It Forward – April 2015 – Keith

Laurens Electric Cooperative’s April recipient of the employee Pay it Forward funds is Locate Dept. Supervisor Keith Smith. Keith chose to donate $500 to Josh Kleman’s Medical Fund.  A sophomore at Anderson University, Josh was seriously injured while skate/longboarding with his friends on campus. He was placed in a medically induced coma to control the swelling in…


Pay It Forward – March 2015 – Drew

Laurens Electric Cooperative’s March recipient of the employee Pay it Forward funds is System Engineer Drew Davidson. Drew chose to donate the entire $500 to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, the only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center devoted solely to children. “Cancer is a terrifying disease, and as a father of two young children,…


Pay It Forward February 2015 – Espie

Laurens Electric Cooperative’s first employee recipient of the $500 Pay it Forward funds is Esperanza Sanchez-Bautista, a customer service representative in the co-op’s Mauldin office. In addition to donating $100 to the Greenville Humane Society, “Espie” decided to build on one of the co-op’s last Acts of Kindness – the community initiative created to celebrate…


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