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Father and Son Share Love of Linework

To celebrate Father’s Day, we sat down with local father and son duo Floyd and Casey Ridenour to learn more about what it’s like working together and sharing a passion for linework. From the time Casey Ridenour was a toddler, he loved the giant toy trucks in his house. Even more so, the lineworker bucket …

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A Family Affair: Tale of Two Brothers

The safety mantra “be your brother’s keeper” takes on special meaning for Ronnie and Larry Holmes. The siblings, who grew up in Ravenna, now both work for AEP Ohio in Canton — Ronnie as a line mechanic and Larry as a work scheduling supervisor. Larry began his lineworking apprenticeship in 2007 and later recruited his …

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Safety Champion Josh Freeman Kept His Word

Doing what you promise is necessary. It’s necessary for building trust; it’s necessary for providing excellent customer service; and it’s necessary for keeping people safe, too. His peers understand this, which is why the AEP Ohio state safety committee named Josh Freeman, a Chillicothe line mechanic, its safety champion for April. Freeman was recently assigned …

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Celebrating Our Lineworkers

Lineworkers are at the core of what we do here at AEP Ohio — working with tens of thousands of volts of electricity, around the clock and in all weather conditions, to keep the power on for our customers across Ohio. Each year on April 18 we recognize National Lineworker Appreciation Day. We asked our …

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AEP Ohio Chillicothe Employee Gives Back to Her Hometown Community

Growing up, Krystle Thompson remembers coming home from school, dropping off her backpack and running all over town with her friends. She loved skipping rocks at the pond, playing outside and all the joy that came with living in a town where you know your neighbors across the street, as well as across town. It’s …

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AEP Ohio Columbus Employee Makes It Her Mission To Give Back In 2022

To celebrate National Volunteer Month, we spoke with AEP Ohio team members to hear how they give back to the community. Read more below: Whether it’s sorting and packing food, verifying expiration dates or even seeking out bruised fruit, Laura McCabe has done it all at the Mid-Ohio Food Collective—so much so that this AEP …

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