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Bravery, Valor, and the Art of Moving Forward in the Fight Against Breast Cancer

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month, our A&D Design Director Royce Epstein shares her experience with breast cancer – and how she keeps moving forward. Her insight and outlook are an inspiration.
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Last September, I had the honor of addressing the opening crowd at the Komen Philadelphia 3-Day Walk. I looked at my fellow breast cancer survivors and their family members from the stage and spoke humbly from the heart with a quiver in my voice. In May, I led the Komen Philadelphia Survivor’s Parade with two friends and other survivors, all who have recently battled breast cancer.

Mohawk Supports Susan G. Komen 3-Day

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Across the country, Mohawk Industries employees have been rallying to show support for Susan G. Komen with multi-campus #MohawkGoesPink events and volunteering in the multi-city Susan G. Komen 3-Day series. 

Transforming Inner-City Youth — Mind, Body, and Food Literacy

For years, Success Through Self Academy has mentored and enriched the lives of inner-city children. Now the nonprofit looks to harness the transformative power of nutrition.
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At the peak of his teen rebellion in high school, De’shawn Woolridge left home and lived out of his car for a while, until his life was transformed with the help of a nonprofit agency and its after-school programs.

LG Experience Happiness Initiative Amplifies Awareness of Research-Backed Sustainable Happiness Skills

Electronics leader gives back by helping youth lead more confident, less stressful lives
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ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., October 29, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Since launching the Life’s Good: Experience Happiness initiative a year ago, LG Electronics USA already has reached 530,000 youth across America with Sustainable Happiness Skills. LG has been working to increase awareness and usage of LG Experience Happiness partner programs across the U.S. with a goal of reaching 5.5 million over five years. 

VIDEO | Mohawk's Royce Epstein Shares Her Personal Experience with Breast Cancer

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In 2014, Royce Epstein received life-changing news after having a routine mammogram — she had breast cancer. Four years later, the Mohawk Group A&D Director is in remission after successful treatment and recovery. She shares her perspective as a fighter, a survivor, and how being a Mohawk employee encouraged her to become a Susan G. Komen advocate. 

How Karen Jordan Is Making Others Mindful of Mental Health in the Workplace

By Shelley White
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As the Chair of the Scotiabank Alliance for Mental Health (SAMH), Karen Jordan is helping to deliver the message that mental health issues can impact us all — either directly or through a family member, friend or colleague. She’s also working to reduce the stigma around getting help, and making sure everyone at Scotiabank (and beyond) knows that help is available.

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As the Chair of the Scotiabank Alliance for Mental Health (SAMH), Karen Jordan is helping to deliver the message that mental health issues can impact us all — either directly or through a family member, friend or colleague. She’s also working to reduce the stigma around getting help, and making sure everyone at Scotiabank (and beyond) knows that help is available.

The Humana Foundation Invests More Than $2.5 Million in Baton Rouge and San Antonio Initiatives

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The Humana Foundation is investing more than $2.5 million on initiatives in Baton Rouge, La., and San Antonio, Texas, to address social determinants of health. These investments are part of the Humana Foundation’s new Strategic Community Investment work, in which it will invest $7 million in 2018 in seven of Humana’s Bold Goal communities across the United States.

Building Partnerships to Combat the Opioid Crisis

By Lori McFarling
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We’ve all seen data that magnifies a tragic and gripping reality—millions of people in every community across the country are experiencing the ravages of opioid addiction first-hand. Opioid addiction is a scourge that knows no age, gender, ethnic, geographic, or socioeconomic boundary. And with close to 175 drug overdose deaths per day in the United States, we must grapple with how to respond to these staggering statistics.

Sodexo Seniors, in Partnership With Connected Living, Introduces New “Smart Living” Program for Senior Living Residents Using Alexa in the US

With the new smart-tech, Sodexo Seniors enables more social engagement to drive health, longevity and Quality of Life
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., October 23, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Sodexo, a food services and facilities management company committed to improving Quality of Life, is now offering a new “Smart Living” program for senior living residents to easily engage within their community and in the community at large by simply using their voices. The “Smart Living” program integrates Sodexo menus with Connected Living content management systems to allow residents to simply ask Alexa for community information and much more.

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