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Three Quality of Lifehacks for Incorporating Fitness Into Your Workday

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As the weather starts to cool and we start seeing less sun each day, encouraging yourself to work out before or after work becomes harder and harder.

Aramark Volunteers Bring Nutrition and Culinary Education to Nashville Youth

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Aramark chefs, dietitians and dozens of other volunteers created whole wheat pita and vegetable sandwiches and bananas on a stick for Nashville's Martha O'Bryan Center pre-schoolers on Aramark Building Community Day (ABC Day), the company’s global day of service. The volunteer service day is part of the company's year-round community engagement that inspires people t lead healthier lives and succeed through education and employment.  

Aramark Associates Revitalize Playground for Wynnewood Family Hope Center

Aramark Building Community Day reinforces health and wellness commitment.
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More than 10,000 Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) team members, including more than 100 from the Dallas area, volunteered to support community centers and nonprofit organizations in the communities where they live and work, on Aramark Building Community Day (ABC Day). 

Volunteers in 15 countries, including the U.S., Canada, Chile, China and the United Kingdom, gave their time, energy and expertise to over 500 service projects, which will bring health and wellness education and workforce readiness programs to families in underserved communities.

Domtar Sustainability: Personal Caring at Domtar Personal Care

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Gwendolyn McNuckles volunteered to serve as a “Wellness Champion” out of concern for her health and that of her colleagues at Domtar’s personal care manufacturing facility in Waco, Texas.

‘‘My co-workers were suffering bouts of diabetes, high blood pressure, asthma and other ailments,’’ said Gwendolyn. ‘‘Many were severely overweight, including myself. Something had to be done.’’

Booz Allen Hamilton Receives Gold Recognition in the American Heart Association’s Workplace Health Achievement Index

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Booz Allen Hamilton received Gold level recognition from the American Heart Association on the association’s newly-released Workplace Health Achievement Index. The firm has been cited for “taking significant steps to build a culture of health in the workplace.”

Aramark Team Members Around the Globe Join Forces to Share Nutrition Knowledge, Inspire Families to Lead Healthy Lifestyles

Global Day of Service Reinforces Commitment to Health and Wellness Empowerment
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More than 10,000 Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) team members, including chefs, dietitians and human resources experts, will volunteer to support community centers and nonprofit organizations in the communities where they live and work, on Aramark Building Community Day (ABC Day).

Aliko Dangote Foundation and GBCHealth Join Forces to Build African Business Coalition for Health

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NEW YORK, September 20, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Aliko Dangote today announced that the Aliko Dangote Foundation and GBCHealth have joined forces to forge a new model of partnership in Africa.

Volkswagen Of America Hits the Road With Endurance Runner Mimi Anderson

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HERNDON, Va., September 12, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Volkswagen of America (VWoA) announces its support for endurance runner Mimi Anderson as she attempts to run across the USA for charity – and set a world record for the feat. Volkswagen will provide a 2017 Golf Alltrack and a 2017 Tiguan to support Mimi and her team throughout the journey.

Enroll Your Family in Healthy Habits With Aramark and the American Heart Association

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Kicking off with healthy habits at the start of the school year encourages the whole family to achieve a smooth transition back-to-school, that can last the whole year. Aramark connected with the American Heart Association’s Linda Van Horn, a Registered Dietician and Professor of Preventive Medicine at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, who recommended six simple strategies to help kids jump into back-to-school mode, with habits that will help them succeed both in and out of the classroom.

Republic Services Sponsors 4th Annual 'Childrenz Challenge' at Michigan International Speedway

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Republic Services recently supported the fourth annual “Childrenz Challenge”, founded by Scott Vitale in 2013, held at the Michigan International Speedway (MIS) in Brooklyn, MI. The mud-filled 20 obstacle course was designed for children ages 4-13. This year’s course, with the help of Republic Services, featured a 36 foot-long water slide that sent participants into a puddle of mud to cap off the course. Over 2,300 kids ran the course this year. The idea for the event is to inspire and encourage kids to overcome challenges, build confidence and build their self-esteem.

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