SRP employee volunteers time for animal welfare
Nancy Brooks, Senior Energy Diversion Specialist, is a 16-year employee at SRP, and a passionate animal advocate. She volunteers for four animal nonprofits – Most Valuable Pets (MVP), Benji’s Buddies, AZ Happy Tails and Helping Hands for Homeless Hounds – and loves being able to give back to the community. In celebration of Arizona Gives Day April 4, we chatted with three employees, including Brooks, about why they volunteer.
Save $$$ while keeping you and your pets comfortable
In case you haven’t heard, an excessive heat warning is in effect for the coming weekend in the Phoenix area. With temperatures expected to rise to a scorching 120 degrees by Monday, your air conditioning unit is likely to be put to some heavy use. During the summer, air conditioning can account for 50%, if not more of your total electric bill. So how do you keep you, your family and pets cool without busting your budget?
Follow these simple tips to use energy efficiently, and save money:
Rescued boxer puppy finds forever home with SRP family
Remember Palmer, the boxer puppy rescued by SRP employee, Brenda Burchett a few months ago?
We’re happy to report his recovery is going great, and he’s been adopted by another SRP employee, Steve Petruso, and his wife, Sue.
Employee rescues sick and injured boxer puppy
Meet Palmer. He’s a 9-month-old boxer puppy who was found Nov. 17 by SRP employee Brenda Burchett near 83rd Ave. and Baseline, as she was scoping out a job for our West Valley line crews.
While Brenda was working, Palmer limped in front of her truck and sat down. He was in pretty bad shape.
In addition to a fractured tibia on his hind left leg, the puppy was suffering from Tick Fever and infections of the skin, eye and ears. The poor guy was also starved and Anemic.