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The Amsterdam Brewery Big Wheel Amber Beer: No Bike Lanes Required

Local Brewery Helps Local Community Foundation
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Located in the heart of Toronto, The Amsterdam Brewing Company is a community brewery dedicated to producing a quality local product.

A leader of the craft beer revolution, Dutchman Roel Bramer purchased the first brewery in the fall of 1985 and named it after the city he was born in.  In September of 1986, The Amsterdam Brasserie and Brewpub opened its doors and became the first of its kind in Toronto.

QuestCares: Making a Difference in Our Communities

Quest Diagnostics partnered with our employee-elected charity, the American Cancer Society as a national presenting sponsor of the Choose You movement
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Quest Diagnostics and its employees are committed to making a difference in the communities where we work and live, whether it's local community needs or the American Cancer Society Choose You (R) women's health movement.

 

Orange is the New Green

The Dutch Community Ride to Raise Money For the Toronto Community Project
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On Sunday, June 17th, cyclists of all ages came out to enjoy the annual “Go Green Go Dutch Go Bike” ride to raise money for the Toronto Community Foundation’s “Recipe for Community” project as well as celebrate Dutch heritage and eco-friendly transportation.

Diversifying Beauty’s Purpose

Bluboho Jewellery Boutique Sells Jewellery That Gives Back
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Significant pieces of jewelry always evoke a certain nostalgic longing from everyone, which is why many people purchase them as gifts for loved ones, or for themselves on special occasions.

ARAMARK Recognized for Promoting Healthy Lifestyles

Award recognizes company’s commitment to providing innovative workplace health and wellness programs for employees and their families
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(3BL Media) Philadelphia, PA - July 5, 2012 - ARAMARK has been named one of America’s “2012 Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles” by the National Business Group on Health, a non-profit association of large US employers.  The company is among an elite group of employers receiving the gold award honors and was recognized “for making cultural and environmental changes and developing comprehensive programs that support healthy lifestyle goals” among its employees.  

CVS Caremark Recognized as Top Healthy Employer by National Business Group on Health

Company receives Platinum Award for Healthy Lifestyles Programs
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(3BL Media) Woonsocket, RI - July 3, 2012 - CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS) has been selected by the National Business Group on Health as a Platinum winner for their 2012 Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles awards.

Launch of a Comic Book to Fight the Exclusion of Children with Epilepsy

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(3BL Media) July 3, 2012 - One million schoolchildren from 5 African countries will have access to the educational comic book “We’ll make it” launched in Kenya on the occasion of the first African Congress of epilepsy by the teams of Sanofi.

New Jersey Blood Services to Hold Blood Drive July 6 at Verizon’s Livingston Office

Drive to Help Restore Blood Supply After Holiday; All Donors to Receive Two Tickets to a Mets Baseball Game
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(3BL Media) Livingston, NJ – July 3, 2012 – Maintaining an adequate blood supply is crucial for the well-being of New Jersey’s communities.

For Verizon employees, that often-heard message took on a special meaning in April when a fellow employee, Michael Heaney, sustained a critical brain injury after being struck by a sport utility vehicle while riding his bicycle in Morris Township and needed 21 units of blood. 

Sodexo Dietitian Offers Healthy Grilling Tips for Summer

Simple easy and delicious can be good for you
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Grilling is a healthy way to prepare foods and is popular during the summer months.

Be aware of how to avoid the cancer causing compounds associated with grilling. The carcinogens, Heterocyclic Amines (HCA) and Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAH), form when fat from meat is heated to high temperatures or when the fat drips into the flames.

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