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Brightening Our Corner Newsletter - August 2017

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RayDay Promises Fun for the Whole Family

RayDay 2017 promises to be the best ever with several new exhibitors, additional booths in the kids’ area, and all of the great things that have become traditions through five years of fun together. 
RayDay will continue to be a zero food waste event this year, and all kinds of yummy cuisine will be available once again from the Food Movement trucks, the Sweetwater van, sustainable wine choices, and in keeping with its ov

Junior Achievement volunteers help students make ‘cents’ of their future

Wells Fargo team members share the impact Junior Achievement has had on their lives — and why they enjoying giving back to future generations.
Blog

Curt Todd still remembers serving as CEO of his first business in high school, selling piggy banks and car rearview mirror decorations with his school’s mascot on them. He and a few classmates sold stock and used the money to buy materials and manufacture their products, which they sold at sporting events.

CSRHub Releases Third e-Book in How to Improve Your CSR Score Series

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CSRHub is pleased to release the third e-Book in the new series, How to Improve Your CSR Score, sponsored by Triple Pundit. “Telling Your Story... Is more disclosure better disclosure?" is now available for download.

Here is a taste of Book 3 of the series:

Keep America Beautiful Announces Launch of 2017 Recycle-Bowl; Encourages Nation to #BeRecycled Ahead of America Recycles Day

Nationwide Call for Schools to Enter America’s Largest K-12 Recycling Competition; Thousands of America Recycles Day Events and Activities Expected
Press Release

STAMFORD, Conn. August 16, 2017 /3BL Media/ – As students begin to gather their notebooks, backpacks and pencils for the new school year, Keep America Beautiful, the nation’s iconic community improvement nonprofit organization, plans to ignite a passion for recycling in schools across the country with the launch of its 7th Annual Keep America Beautiful Recycle-Bowl. Registration is now open for the fall recycling competition at http://Recycle-Bowl.org/.

Scotiabank & the FC Barcelona Foundation: Kick-Starting Youth, How FútbolNet Soccer Camps Teach Tools for Success

Kids work on values and respect with FútbolNet
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In an open field in Lima, Peru, beside a tall hill lined with buildings, victory has just slipped out of reach for the young soccer player.

His goals hadn’t counted. He’d broken the rule of passing to two teammates before scoring. In this game of futbol (as the game is known in Spanish), winning is more about how you play than who gets the most goals.

دعوة للتقدم لورشة عمل الممارسات الريادية المستدامة، حيث تعتبر الأولى من نوعها في المملكة العربية السعودية والتي تستهدف المنشآت الصغيرة والمتوسطة

Press Release

/August 15, 2017 /3BL Media  -- تفخر مؤسسة الملك خالد بإقامة علاقة شراكة مع مؤسسة أكاونتابلتي لتنظيم البرنامج التدريبي الخاص بالممارسات الريادية المستدامة والذي يُعدّ الأول من نوعه في المملكة العربية السعودية. ستقام الورشة من خلال حلقات تدريبية على مدى ثلاثة أيام من ٢٣-٢٥ أكتوبر٢٠١٧. وسيكون هذا ثالث تدريب بعد ورشتي عمل سابقتين في الرياض وابها. وسيتم عقد البرنامج باللغة الإنجليزية مع توفر الترجمة الفورية إلى اللغة العربية.

Novartis Story Celebrates a Life Dedicated to Fighting Malaria

As World Mosquito Day approaches, revisit this story from the Novartis archives celebrating the hard work done by Agnes Akoth to fight against malaria in Kenya.
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In Kenya, about three-quarters of the population is at risk for malaria, and all four species of the malaria parasite that infect humans occur in the country. Although there has been substantial progress, malaria remains the leading cause of mortality in Kenya, killing an estimated 30,000 people every year, most of them children under 5 years old.

Science WoRx™ Encourages Futures in STEM through Support of Summer Science Camps

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As the daughter of an electrician, Elizabeth developed an early comfort level and familiarity with circuits and programming. During her two weeks attending PS Science’s Summer S-Team Rangers camp, Elizabeth served as the go-to helper for her fellow 4th and 5th grade campers, helping fix their laser powered car circuits and assisting the camp’s electrical engineer. At just 11 years old, she began to see what a future career might hold.

Melbourne Business School Wins the Nespresso Sustainability MBA Challenge

Global competition from 87 business schools across 25 countries
Press Release

August 16, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The Melbourne Business School (MBS) MBA students won the 2017 Nespresso Sustainability MBA Challenge in which other 87 teams from top business schools in 25 countries around the world participated.

Curtis Granderson's GrandKids Foundation Celebrates 10 Years of Giving Back

Granderson's charitable efforts aids thousands of youth through a variety of education, physical fitness and nutrition focused programs
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More than 500 of Curtis Granderson's family, friends, teammates and fans spent Monday (April 7) evening at the New York City Public Library on Fifth Avenue in midtown Manhattan helping Curtis, a New York Mets outfielder, and his Grand Kids Foundation celebrate 10 years of outstanding and inspiring community service. 

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