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Three QOLHacks for Surviving Election Day at the Office

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November 8 is Election Day. There will be an estimated 237 million eligible voters in this election. One way or another, there’s going to be a wave of people who are disappointed in the election results, perhaps passionately so. Whether you’re in an office that will actively be tracking Election Day results or one where employees will monitor it on their own, the election can lead to a tough environment for many employees.

Here are three Quality of Life Hacks to help you survive Election Day.

Collegiate GameDay Recycling Challenge Reaches Midway Point

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It’s halftime for the 2016 GameDay Recycling Challenge!

The GameDay Recycling Challenge (GDRC) is a friendly competition that encourages sustainability in collegiate athletics by promoting waste reduction and recycling practices in football stadiums and at tailgating areas. Many of the GDRC events coincide with America Recycles Day, a Keep America Beautiful national initiative.

National Diversity Council Announces Top 25 Companies for Diversity in Texas

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HOUSTON, November 3, 2016 /3BL Media/ - The National Diversity Council is proud to announce the Top 25 Companies for Diversity in Texas based on women and minority representation in executive leadership and on boards of directors. These organizations will be recognized on April 19, 2017 at the 13th Annual Texas Diversity and Leadership Conference.    

General Mills CEO Highlights Bold Leadership at BSR Conference 2016

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In a plenary address at the BSR Conference 2016, General Mills CEO Ken Powell explored being bold, and highlighted his company's leadership in sustainability.

"This is a shared system, and we all have to be part of the solution", Powell said.

Watch the full video below:

Avista Plants for Reforest Spokane Day

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This fall, Avista partnered with The Lands Council to plant trees for the 6th Annual Reforest Spokane Day. Over 400 volunteers planted 2,500 trees and native shrubs in west Spokane, downtown and along the Centennial Trail and Spokane River. Avista is proud to partner with The Lands Council on this wonderful community event and engage the community while enhancing the health of our natural resources.

UN Global Compact Takes Sustainable Development Goals to Local Business in Dubai Events

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DUBAI, October 27, 2016 /3BL Media/ – This week the United Nations Global Compact convened over 600 leaders from business, civil society, the UN and Government in Dubai to drive business awareness and action in support of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the region.

Astellas and Donate Life America Attempt to Achieve GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ Title for Organ Donor Registrations

Social Shares of #OrganDonor Support $5 Contribution from Astellas to World Transplant Games Federation, up to $175,000 USD
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NORTHBROOK, Ill. and RICHMOND, Va. – October 27 2016 /3BL Media/ -- At any given moment in America, there are more than 120,000 men, women and children awaiting lifesaving organ transplant(1). To bring greater focus to the critical importance of organ donation, Astellas and Donate Life America will attempt to break the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title for online organ donor registrations in an eight-hour period from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Central Daylight Time (CDT) on Saturday, Nov. 5.

2015 Pacific Ocean Pilot Rescue Earns Holland America Line an AMVER Award

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The captain and crew of Holland America Line’s ms Veendam were honored by the Association for Rescue at Sea with a prestigious AFRAS AMVER Award for the 2015 rescue of a pilot who ditched his aircraft in the Pacific Ocean near Hawaii. The Automated Mutual Assistance Vessel Rescue System was implemented by the U.S. Coast Guard in 1958, and the AMVER Awards were created in 1971 to recognize vessels that participate in the program.

California Diversity Council Shares Hiring Best Practices at Inaugural Los Angeles Veterans Summit

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Los Angeles, CA, October 26, 2016 /3BL Media/ – The California Diversity Council is proud to host the Inaugural Los Angeles Veterans Summit on November 10, 2016 at Paramount Pictures. This event will afford an opportunity for veterans and employers to learn best practices for hiring, transitioning, and retaining veterans in the civilian workforce.

1,000 Goddesses Gather on the National Mall in D.C. to Heal the Planet, 10/22

1,000 Goddesses Come to D.C. to Invoke Tibetan Prophesy for a Divinely Feminine Planetary Healing
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Just weeks before the Presidential election, 1000 Goddesses will gather this Saturday, October 22, 2016 in Washington, D.C. for a visionary wisdom and compassion gathering to transcend the politics of fear, greed and separation. This free event will take place on the National Mall at Constitution Gardens, just West of the Washington Monument from 11 am to 5:30 pm.

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