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My Special Aflac Duck Featured at CES on the Hill 2018

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Aflac presented My Special Aflac Duck to members of Congress, the media and government at CES on the Hill 2018. 

View the full video here.

To learn more about My Special Aflac Duck, visit: https://aflacchildhoodcancer.org/

Dig in, Dine Out for HIV Care April 26

Dining Out For Life® hosted by Subaru® set for Thursday, April 26; NYC takes a seat at the table
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WHAT: Dining Out For Life® hosted by Subaru® is a restaurant-based event with a truly fulfilling call to action: Dine at one of the 3,000 participating restaurants in more than 60 cities across North America on Thursday, April 26, 2018 and that restaurant will donate a generous portion of the day’s proceeds to fund HIV/AIDS care, prevention, education, testing, counseling and other essential services in their city.

Smithfield Foods Raises More Than $30,000 for Childhood Cancer Research

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Several kind-hearted employees at Smithfield Foods in Rose Hill, N.C. are rocking the bald look after having their heads shaved for a very good cause. Last Friday, April 13th, Smithfield hosted an event to benefit the St. Baldrick’s Foundation, a nonprofit organization that raises funds to help find cures for childhood cancer.

Honoring the Earth With a Plant-Forward Journey: Q & A With Aramark's Chef David Leicht

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In partnership with The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS), Aramark is conducting a series of plant-based culinary trainings for chefs like David Leicht, Certified Executive Chef (CEC), American Academy of Chefs (AAC) and Regional Culinary Director for the Mid-Atlantic Region. In this Q & A, David talks about his plant-forward journey.  

Tell us a little about your culinary background.

Well Living Lab™ Wins Prestigious Edison Award for Collective Disruption

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ROCHESTER, Minn., April 18, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- The Well Living Lab™ has been awarded the prestigious 2018 Edison Award for collective disruption. Focused on market transformation and pioneering thought leadership, the Edison Awards recognize and honor the world's best innovations and innovators.

WELL Building Standard Gaining Momentum In Europe

Workplace Wellness a Key Factor in Driving Expansion of WELL Across the Region
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BERLIN, April 20, 2018 /3BL Media/ – As Greenbuild Europe came to a close this week in Berlin, the International WELL Building Institute™ (IWBI™) used the occasion to highlight how the WELL Building Standard™ (WELL™) has elevated health and well-being to the forefront of sustainability conversations across Europe.

IWBI and BBI Join Forces to Advance Healthy Buildings in the Netherlands

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THE HAGUE, April 18, 2018 /3BL Media/ – The International WELL Building Institute™ (IWBI™) and the Blue Building Institute (BBI) announced a new agreement to accelerate market transformation toward healthy buildings and communities in the Netherlands.

Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation’s $25M Commitment to Cancer Moonshot Recognized at AACR Annual Meeting

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The Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation’s commitment to address health disparities in cancer outcomes and care was represented at the Biden Cancer Initiative event at AACR. In 2016, the Foundation joined the Cancer Moonshot initiative and donated $25M to grantee projects to expand community-based cancer care resources and patient engagement and support programs for racial and ethnic minorities, rural, low income and vulnerable populations in the U.S. Grantee projects are being implemented in over 25 states across the country.

 

Gildan Supports the Leonardo Martínez Hospital in Honduras With Donation of Medical Equipment

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The Leonardo Martínez Valenzuela Hospital received a donation of medical equipment for its surgery ward from Gildan, which was commemorated on April 6 by the First Lady of Honduras, Ana García de Hernández. The equipment, valued at more than US $520,000, for the new operating rooms at the healthcare center will provide free services to patients in the Northern Region of the country. This new surgical module is expected to perform more than 8,000 surgeries annually.

Lunula Health Awarded Cisco Global Problem Solver Prize at 2018 Rice Business Plan Competition

by Harbrinder Kang, Senior Director, Corporate Affairs
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The 17th annual Rice Business Plan Competition (RBPC) was held this past weekend, April 5-8, in Houston, Texas on the Rice University campus. The RBPC is the largest startup competition for graduate students, with submissions from close to 400 student teams from around the world.

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