DuPont, Firestone Polymers partner with LSC-O on job training grants

DuPont and Firestone Polymers have partnered with Lamar State College - Orange to provide job training using Skills Development Fund grants from the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC). The grants will benefit workers in the Workforce Solutions Southeast Texas area.

ExxonMobil donates fire truck to LIT

ExxonMobil donated a fire truck to Lamar Institute of Technology (LIT) on Wednesday, April 4, to support training at the college’s regional fire academy. LIT’s regional fire academy, which includes three instructional buildings, fire truck and training equipment, was destroyed by Hurricane Harvey floodwaters.

Entergy Texas named 2018 Energy Star Partner of the Year

Entergy Texas Inc. announced Monday, April 2, that it received the 2018 Energy Star Partner of the Year Award for “outstanding efforts to promote energy efficiency in residential new construction.”
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy will recognize Entergy Texas for the accomplishment at a ceremony in Washington, D.C. on Friday, April 20, according to the release.

Mobiloil Credit Union delegates visit D.C.

Mobiloil Credit Union recently sent a delegation to Washington D.C. to attend the CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference. The annual event draws over 5,200 credit union advocates comprised of directors and senior leadership from credit unions of all sizes throughout the United States.
Advocates simultaneously take issues that affect the credit union cooperative movement to their respective legislators in a single day. It is a cooperative effort that sends a unified message to lawmakers regarding legislation that hinders the ability of credit unions to serve their members.