SRP volunteers sew pencil cases for underprivileged students
When 1,000 students across the Valley return to school this fall, a unique take on a back-to-school basic will be there to help them get started.
Hand-sewn pencil cases — with designs ranging from butterflies and pirates to ballerinas and dinosaurs — were made by about 40 SRP employees and retirees, along with their family and friends, who are part of a quilting club called the Kilowatt Kwilters.
SRP customer donations to ‘Solar for Nonprofits’ help DBG
Thanks to the generosity of customers who donated to the SRP Solar for Nonprofits program, much of the energy powering the Desert Botanical Garden will be as green as this spring’s desert landscape.
The Salt River Project customer-funded program helped finance solar installations on four buildings’ rooftops that cumulatively add up to 100 kilowatts. The solar systems are providing green power to the Desert Botanical Garden’s Horticulture Center, Weisz Learning Center, Marley Education and Volunteer Building, and Ottosen Gallery.
Arizona mother carries on Marine son’s legacy through service of her own
It was Mother’s Day 2005 when Margy Bons, a mother of four, heard a knock at the door.
But it wasn’t flowers being delivered or one of her children coming to visit. It was a Marine coming to tell her that her son Michael would never be able to visit again.
10 money-saving tips for the summer
As the Valley prepares for hotter temperatures in the coming months, and customers seek a reprieve, air conditioners will kick into high gear. Here are 10 ways to save both energy and money: