As our neighbors across the Gulf South celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s life and legacy, Entergy is helping to keep the dream alive through community service.
In recognition of National Mentoring Month, FOX 8 News highlights an Entergy mentorship program that helps U.S. military members make the transition to the private corporate work world.
As the year draws to a close, our thoughts turn to all things merry and bright as we remember the past and look forward to a new year filled with hope and promise.
Thirty-four attorneys and law students, including Entergy counsel from seven offices, supported a virtual legal clinic created and organized by Entergy, answering questions submitted to freelegalanswers.org by low-income community members throughout Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas.
The Nature Conservancy had removed a major barrier, an old, washed-out road and culvert system, from this site situated along a tributary to the Alum Fork of the Saline River. The crossing here had been impassable for years, yet was causing erosion that ultimately landed in the Saline River, and that was preventing fish from migrating up and down the river system. THC had a solution, and Entergy was happy to have the opportunity to help.
Some heroes wear capes. Some wear work gloves and safety glasses. Most just want to do a good deed for those in need, often because someone else once extended them a helping hand. David Rose, an analyst in Entergy Mississippi’s economic development department, will tell you he’s no hero. Erica Jackson, a senior project manager at Entergy, may beg to differ.
Entergy New Orleans Celebrates Earth Week and Volunteer Month
While facing COVID-19-related restrictions, remote working and responding to five named storms, employees and retirees logged more than 95,000 hours of volunteer service during 2020. This service resulted in a $3.4 million impact to local economies.
As the pandemic continues creating economic hardships for many Americans, free tax-return assistance provided by Entergy volunteers has been vital in helping customers receive Earned Income Tax Credits, one of the most effective tools for lifting low-income workers and their families above the poverty line.