Here are some ways to show your appreciation for Arizona Water Professionals during their special week.
1. Get Social! #AZWaterProfessionals
Share on Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, and Facebook.
Add a line to email signatures such as: “We support Arizona Water Professionals.”
Highlight jobs and/or employees on your website.
Download and use the following impact graphic in your newsletter or on social media.
2. Host a tour, open house, or event
Advertise and host an open house at a plant or recharge facility where you can highlight your employees’ work.
Invite elected officials, the business community, media, your customers and the general public.
Virtual option: pledge to host and start planning now.
3. Show your employees some love
Purchase pins recognizing them as valued Arizona Water Professionals.
Surprise them with a cake or meal to show your appreciation.
Hang a sign at your facilities thanking your employees.
Virtual options: Send flowers, plants, or treats to employees in a temporary work-from-home status and brighten their home office and their day! Send them email messages and ecards – or actual cards – recognizing their contributions to the water industry.
4. Issue a local/state proclamation or resolution
Provide elected and appointed officials an easy opportunity to be champions for water professionals in their communities. A sample resolution, modified from the House version is available here.
5. Mentor students and young staff
Start a mentor program for young professionals in your company or agency.
Partner with local universities, community colleges and technical programs to promote careers in the water industry.
Give a presentation on your job at a local school – from elementary to high school to university classes. Tell them why your work is important.
Virtual options: Commit to this program now and start planning. Schedule a phone call or a Zoom or Microsoft Teams meeting. Present to an online class.