Entergy Arkansas is proud to be a Champion for ALICE, which are those who are Asset-Limited Income-Constrained Employed – working men and women who have a difficult time making ends meet. ALICE could be our neighbors, friends, family or even co-workers.
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.
Entergy is celebrating National STEM Day with Dr. Calvin Mackie, CEO and Founder of STEM Global Action, with a podcast discussing their commitment to STEM education in New Orleans.
The Beaumont Housing Authority now will be able to continue serving families in the area in a new and improved office space where both employees and the public feel comfortable.
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 Arkansas line workers and other field employees spend a great deal of time on the road. If someone’s in trouble, it’s not unusual that it’s one of our folks who stops to help. On May 18, a driver on Highway 267 south of Searcy was definitely in trouble. Fortunately for her, she crossed paths, quite literally, with Construction Supervisor Daniel Pruitt.
Successful economic development is usually the result of getting many small things done to clear the way for the bigger things to happen. That was the thinking behind the Community Catalyst program.
Entergy New Orleans has joined the United Way of Southeast Louisiana, the GNO Foundation, and other funders in contributing $150,000 to support Mayor LaToya Cantrell and NOLA Public School’s initiative to provide high school students, who have parental or guardian consent, the opportunity to receive COVID-19 vaccinations on campus through mobile vaccine clinics. The funding will help support the clinics for five months.