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Mentorship Makes a Difference (Search & Employ Magazine)

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From a strong work ethic, resiliency, and patience to the ability to perform in high-pressure situations and effectively communicate with people from different backgrounds, veterans bring a unique skillset to the civilian workforce.

Learning how to demonstrate these marketable skills to potential employers alone can be difficult. A mentor can provide invaluable guidance.

Letters: Path Out of Poverty Runs Through Early Childhood Education (The Advocate)

BY: PATTY RIDDLEBARGER, VICE PRESIDENT OF CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
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Over half (57%) of Louisiana children lived in financial hardship pre-pandemic — the HIGHEST rate in the nation — according to a new report from Louisiana United Ways, United For ALICE and Entergy Corp.

"ALICE in Focus: Children" shows we must be relentless in investing in children and families so every child has the resources they need to succeed.

Entergy Recognized As a 2022 Tree Line USA Utility by Arbor Day Foundation

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The Arbor Day Foundation has again recognized Entergy for proper tree care and vegetation management by naming the company a 2022 Tree Line USA utility.

The Tree Line USA program recognizes electric utilities for implementing best practices that protect and develop America's urban tree canopy. The program is a partnership between the Arbor Day Foundation and the National Association of State Foresters, which promotes delivering safe and reliable electricity while maintaining healthy community forests.

One Team, One Fight: Entergy's Role in Helping Communities Recover From a Devastating Tornado

By: Matthew Bennett, Communications Specialist
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For Entergy’s Louisiana utilities, monitoring and preparing for severe weather is a part of our commitment to customers to keep the lights on and gas flowing.

Last month, the company's teams rose to the occasion once again, picking up the pieces after a tornado devastated parts of Orleans and St. Bernard parishes.

Entergy Louisiana Completes $86M Improvement Project in the Bayou Region

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New line built to withstand wind speeds of 150 mph

GOLDEN MEADOW, La., April 5, 2022 /3BL Media/ – Entergy Louisiana recently completed an $86 million transmission system upgrade in Lafourche Parish, improving resiliency and reliability of the local power grid for approximately 10,000 customers in the Bayou Region.

Roughly seven miles of powerlines were upgraded and approximately 80 steel structures between Cut Off and Golden Meadow were replaced with infrastructure built to withstand winds of up to 150 mph.

Entergy Sponsors American Heart Association Go Red Events

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STEM Goes Red

Entergy was the presenting sponsor of the American Heart Association’s 2022 STEM Goes Red event on March 24 at Xavier University of Louisiana in New Orleans. The event encourages young women to explore careers in science, technology, engineering and math. Fifty high school girls assembled for the first in-person event since 2020, engaging in a daylong event of hands-on STEM activities and mentorship. The day kicked off with a talk by Taiwan Brown, vice-president, diversity and workforce strategies, on increase diversity in STEM fields for women.

Entergy Completes $100M Improvement Project in North Louisiana

Local electric system upgraded to support economic growth and a cleaner future
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MONROE, La., March 26, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Entergy Louisiana recently completed a $100 million project across Ouachita Parish that positioned the region for economic growth and increased the resilience and reliability of the electric system in north Louisiana.

Throw Me Something Recyclable, Mister

BY: JILL SMITH
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It’s Carnival season in New Orleans. A time for floats, throws and fun. But when the parades are over, the clean-up begins. And what a clean-up it is: more than 2.5 million pounds of debris is left on the streets of New Orleans during Mardi Gras.

This trash — plastic cups, doubloons, toys and beads – can make its way into storm drains, where it increases the chance for flooding, and into the environment, creating a hazard to wildlife. But with a little effort, these items can be collected and recycled.

Entergy Partners With Diverse Firms, Spends $1.3B for Goods and Services in 2021

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In an achievement that elevates Entergy to elite status nationally in an important category, we have spent $1.3 billion with diverse companies in 2021.

Led by our supply chain organization, Entergy has been on a path to increase annual spending with diverse companies for several years. But last year was the first year Entergy reached – and soon after exceeded – $1 billion in spending with diverse firms.

Entergy Volunteers Help Residents Maximize Tax Returns

BY: JILL SMITH
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Entergy's ongoing support of the Earned Income Tax Credit and Volunteer Income Tax Assistance sites demonstrates the company's commitment to empowering families and growing our communities. Since 2009, our support of VITA sites has helped return $298 million to more than 164,000 residents throughout our service area. 

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