The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge went viral on social media across the country this summer. Ordinary people, companies, celebrities, and even politicians were involved in raising awareness for ALS (Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis), better known as Lou Gherig’s disease. It is a devastating disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord and severely hinders voluntary muscle movement. There is so much research to be done to find a cure for this complex disease, and the Ice Bucket Challenge raised some much needed awareness and funding.CONTINUE READING
ARS® / Rescue Rooter® is a proud sponsor of the 4th Annual Penny Hardaway Hoopfest benefitting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. The event is scheduled to take place January 8-9, 2015 at Dyer County High School, January 9, 2015 at Haywood County High School and January 10, 2015 at Arlington High School in Memphis. This year we have a new national TV commercial that will air during the games. Check it out by watching the video.CONTINUE READING
What does ARS/Rescue Rooter have in common with Mike Rowe? They both know the significance of the skilled worker. Skilled, technical jobs are starting to gain more attention, and with the help of Mike Rowe and his mikeroweWORKS foundation that will only continue to increase.
ARS/Rescue Rooter is in the business of providing exceptional service to all of its customers and one way they are accomplishing this is by hiring the best and most qualified plumbers and HVAC technicians. Recently we sat down with Ken Peterson, Senior VP of Human Resources, to discuss this topic.
Happy Halloween from the ARS / Rescue Rooter Corporate office! We had a lot of fun this year. Each department chose a theme and went all out to see who could win the award for the best Halloween décor. The fun and creativity of each department made for an extra special Halloween this year. We had everything from a Haunted Insane Asylum to Alice in Wonderland. Most of these decorations went up on Thursday afternoon to get ready for Halloween the next day, so the offices were completely transformed overnight.CONTINUE READING