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Newark Mayor Ras J. Baraka Kicks Off City’s Inaugural Great American Cleanup With Keep America Beautiful-Newark and MARS Wrigley

Local Branch of National Nonprofit Keep America Beautiful® Partners with City of Newark on Great American Cleanup® Event; Winners of Love Your Block Mini-Grants Program Announced, Newark Residents Provided with Recycling Bins
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NEWARK, N.J., April 6, 2019, /3BL Media/ – Newark Mayor Ras J. Baraka and Keep America Beautiful-Newark, the new local branch of national nonprofit Keep America Beautiful®, held the city’s first volunteer Keep America Beautiful Great American Cleanup® event today in the city’s South Ward.

Scaling Your Volunteer Program for Greater Impact

How Charles Schwab turned Volunteer Week into a cultural movement
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Schwab Volunteer Week has become a key part of Charles Schwab’s culture. What started as one day of volunteering in seven cities has quickly spread to 170 communities, engaging nearly 7,000 employees and supporting 300 nonprofits across the country.

How did they create that kind of scale with a small team? And how is it helping them create greater impact all year round? Amanda Lenaghan, Senior Program Manager at Charles Schwab, shares her secrets to success in this blog.

Tetra Tech Wins Two Awards in the Sustainable Pittsburgh Challenge

Taking small, concrete actions to achieve big sustainability improvements
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Tetra Tech was among the top winners honored at the Sustainable Pittsburgh Challenge (SPC) Finale and Awards Ceremony on March 21, 2019. The purpose of SPC is to increase sustainability practices by Pittsburgh businesses across seven major categories: social equity, energy, water, materials management, transportation, air quality, and engagement. More than 100 employers in the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, region participated in the challenge and were evaluated on 2,209 sustainability actions over a 13-month period that began in January 2018.

Home Cooking With Love Has Special Meaning for Chef Roshara Sanders and Whirlpool

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When someone says the phrase, Home Cooking with Love, those words can have a variety of meanings. While food provides nourishment for the body, cooking can provide nourishment for the soul. A dish, recipe or meal can be a lovely way to connect friends, family or anyone around the table.

The Right to Wind in Your Hair

Celebrating Symantec’s Volunteer of the Quarter Xiaowei Chan
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Symantec’s Volunteer of the Quarter initiative highlights and rewards those employees who dedicate their time and talents to those in need. We have a long and proud history of encouraging our employees to volunteer. While the driving force of our efforts is largely altruistic, volunteering makes our company a better place to work, and employees are helping both Symantec and the organizations they give back to.

Today we highlight our Volunteer of the Quarter Xiaowei Chan, Corporate Counsel, based in our Singapore office.

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Symantec’s Volunteer of the Quarter initiative highlights and rewards those employees who dedicate their time and talents to those in need. We have a long and proud history of encouraging our employees to volunteer. While the driving force of our efforts is largely altruistic, volunteering makes our company a better place to work, and employees are helping both Symantec and the organizations they give back to.

Today we highlight our Volunteer of the Quarter Xiaowei Chan, Corporate Counsel, based in our Singapore office.

Cerro Negro Ignites the Entrepreneurial Spirit in Perito Moreno

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In this series, we introduce you to the winners of Goldcorp’s Global Excellence Awards 2019.  The Awards were launched in 2014 and are held every year to celebrate excellence and recognize achievements and successes made by individuals and teams across our organization who are thinking innovatively, finding ways to improve our business and supporting our vision of Together, Creating Sustainable Value.

Mohawk and Priority Contracting Participate in, Win Charity Hockey Tournament Supporting Ontario-Based Cam's Kids

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Mohawk Group associates recently braved the bitter Canadian cold to participate in the 4th Annual Cam’s Cup Pond Hockey Tournament in Uxbridge, Ontario. Partnering with Toronto-based Priority Contracting, Mohawk Group emerged undefeated from the 20 teams represented to win the entire tournament once again. Representing Mohawk Group were account executives Derek Young and Stephen Robinson, supported by account executive George Scott and RVP sales Richard Mercey. The tournament collectively raised approximately CA$40,000 for Cam’s

FCA Community: Teaching Boys to Break Free From the Hashtag and Take Action

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The old saying goes, it takes a village to raise a child.

Unfortunately, Carlton Honey did not have a village growing up. His father worked four jobs and his mother was quite ill, and he made some poor decisions.

A pastor and father to three now, Carlton spends his spare time building a village around boys who have behavioral issues. As a leader in Beyond Hashtags, an afterschool program designed to inspire, motivate and change the lives of young men, Carlton works to equip them with strong life skills through transparent leadership.

Students Top Off Energy-Efficient Experience With Pizzas

SCE’s Foodservice Technology Center recently hosted students from Chino and Chino Hills High Schools for a course in maximizing kitchen space.
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Students from Chino High School and Chino Hills High School may not have felt like they were in a classroom, especially since they got to make their own pizzas and eat them afterward.

But that’s exactly what they got: a lesson in energy-efficiency and maximizing the space in your kitchen.

These culinary students recently toured Southern California Edison’s Foodservice Technology Center and learned about the latest in energy-efficient kitchen equipment, including induction ranges, steamers and rapid cook ovens.

Spring Weather Signals Start to Outdoor Projects; Gov. Whitmer Declares April Safe Digging Month in Michigan

Residents, Excavators Urged to Protect Themselves by Digging Safely
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JACKSON, Mich., April 3, 2019 /3BL Media/ - As leaves and green grass begin sprouting across the state, many Michiganders are planning outdoor digging such as landscaping projects and other home improvements. Dig Safely Month is designed to remind residents and excavators to take safe digging measures with every project, large or small.

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