Energy news from Omaha Public Power District

Paula Lukowski

Powerful Life

‘Genuine compassion’ led retiree to second career as a nurse

A 36-year utility career was good preparation for OPPD retiree Mary Finley, who is now a nurse at Immanuel Hospital.

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Video: Legacy I3 intern blazes trail as first to be hired full-time

OPPD’s investment in the Legacy I3 program is paying off; former intern Neyda Zavala talks about her journey from program participant to full-time employee.

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Flashback

When OPPD holiday cookbooks were all the rage

Grandma may have found the recipe for her famous lime gelatin salad in one of these cookbooks, once a collectible giveaway.

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‘Go Baby Go’ life-changing for all involved

OPPD employees shifted from power plant design and engineering to adapting toy cars for special needs children at the weekend event.

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Profiles

Young’s focus: Supporting businesses, building teams

In the office or the ball field, Wyndle Young builds strong teams. His youth baseball team won a national championship in 2016.

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Flashback

Using rap music to spread kite safety

The campaign also used teenagers and kids of OPPD employees to spread the safety message about kites.

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