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AEG Launches Annual Season of Giving With #SpreadCheer Challenge

Digital Campaign to Provide Four AEG Community Foundation Grantees the Opportunity to Earn an Additional $25,000 Grant
Press Release

LOS ANGELES (November 15, 2018) – In recognition of National Philanthropy Day and celebrating the start of its annual Season of Giving, AEG, the world’s leading sports and live entertainment company, has launched the #Spread Cheer Challenge, an online digital campaign that will provide four AEG Community Foundation grant recipients -- America Scores,

IBM Wins "Best Commitment to Education Program" Award from U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation

Press Release

November 16, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation recognized IBM with its “Best Commitment to Education Program” award at the 19th Annual Corporate Citizenship Awards. The Chamber Foundation’s “Best Commitment to Education Program” award recognizes IBM’s P-TECH model as a strategic initiative focused on improving educational outcomes for students with demonstrated measurable results.

LG Expands ‘Experience Happiness’ Initiative

New partnership with CASEL magnifies unique program to reduce teen stress by teaching skills that drive happiness
Press Release

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., November 15, 2018 /3BL Media/ – The Collaborative for Academic, Social and Emotional Learning (CASEL) is partnering with LG Electronics USA through a unique new science-based platform to help equip American youth with the skills for sustainable happiness.

Duke Energy Foundation Awards Florida Nonprofits More Than $343,000 in Grants to Protect and Restore Wildlife and Natural Resources

Press Release

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., November 15, 2018 /3BL Media/ — Duke Energy Florida is granting more than $343,000 to 10 nonprofit organizations throughout the state to restore and protect the natural environment for future generations to enjoy.

Sodexo Encourages College Students to Support Vermont’s Local Food Economy

First-Ever Taking Root Student Symposium Celebrates the Best of Farm-to-Institution
Press Release

GAITHERSBURG, Md., November 14, 2018 /3BL Media/ — Sodexo, a food services and facilities management company committed to Quality of Life, organized and hosted the first-ever Taking Root Student Symposium to demonstrate the organization’s commitment to buying locally-sourced products in Vermont and to teach college students in the state what it means to chart a career in food.

Taco Bell Ups Live Más Scholarship Commitment to $21M

By Danny Klein
Article

Taco Bell is well ahead of its commitment to award $10 million in Live Más Scholarships by 2020. Three years to be exact. But instead of simply celebrating the fact, the YUM! Brands chain decided to more than double that commitment to $21 million by 2021.

100,000 Strong in the Americas Innovation Fund Announces New Grant Winning Institutions

MetLife Foundation Funds Second Group of Higher Education Partnerships
Press Release

WASHINGTON, November 14, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The U.S. Department of State, U.S. Embassies, Partners of the Americas, and NAFSA: Association of International Educators announce new grant recipients in the latest 100,000 Strong in the Americas Innovation Fund Competition.

AHRI Honors Trane’s Darryl Denton and Stephen Lind With 2018 Richard C. Schulze Award

Sound whiz and certification guru accept awards at Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) Inaugural Leadership Forum
Press Release

November 13, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Product certification expert Darryl Denton and Acoustics expert Stephen Lind took home the 2018 Richard C. Schulze Award at the Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) leadership forum in Tucson, AZ, yesterday. Both seasoned engineers have made a mark on their respective fields, and both work for Trane®, a brand of Ingersoll Rand.

Decoding the New Amgen Biotech Experience (ABE) Curriculum

Blog

Science is a passion for Vivienne Watson that goes beyond her professional life as a Senior Scientist and Scientific Project Manager at Amgen. She is actively involved in outreach to students of all ages, including setting up a hands-on science night for her kids’ school when they were younger. “We really tapped into something, creating a strong community event that has continued past my involvement,” she says.

Supporting Veterans Through Skilled Service

by Marielle Walter
Blog

This week we celebrate Veteran’s Day and as a tribute to the people who serve in our military, we are showcasing a skills-based volunteer project that supports veteran-owned small businesses. Based in Austin, TX, PeopleFund is an organization that creates economic opportunity and financial stability for underserved entrepreneurs in Texas.

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