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Arrow Electronics SAM Car Gives People with Disabilities The Chance to Drive Again

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Arrow recruited five disabled service members – four veterans and one active duty – from each of the five branches of the U.S. Armed Forces.

They drove the SAM Car in five different locations that were personally important to them. The driving demonstrates the improved mobility that technology can provide, as well as increased freedom to do what they wish and go where they want to go.

Consumers Energy Donates $100,000 to Michigan Veterans Trust Fund

By Brianne Twiddy
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Consumers Energy has donated $100,000 to the Michigan Veterans Trust Fund to help military veterans pay their heating bills this winter.

The gift is the largest single donation in the 73-year history of the trust fund, which operates within the Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency, according to Lindell Holm, MVTF director.

“Consumers Energy is committed to our Triple Bottom Line of people, planet and prosperity for everyone that we serve," Brian Rich, Consumers Energy’s senior vice president of customer experience, said in a news release. 

PayPal Named to Forbes Best Employers for Diversity 2019

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We are pleased to announce that PayPal was once again named on the Forbes list of the Best Employers for Diversity in 2019. We consistently strive to create a more diverse and inclusive workplace year by year, and are excited to see continued results.

Read more about diversity at PayPal here.

VMware Named to Forbes Best Employers for Diversity 2019

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VMware has been named to Forbes' 2019 list of Best Employers for Diversity.

VMware celebrates the power of human difference by purposely building an inclusive culture. The company empowers women in tech, is committed to equal pay for equal work, and hosts a number of employee-driven resource groups designed to help participants engage in different communities and develop as leaders. 

Wells Fargo, Scholarship America Invite Veterans to Apply for Scholarships, Emergency Grants

Company committed $2 million over four years for veteran scholarship and emergency grant programs
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SAN FRANCISCO, January 7, 2019 /3BL Media/– Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) and Scholarship America announced they are accepting applications for the 2019 Wells Fargo Veterans Scholarship and Wells Fargo Veterans Emergency Grant Programs. In 2016, Wells Fargo committed $2 million over a four-year period to fund the programs and assist veterans and spouses of veterans with disabilities succeed in getting the education they need for careers they choose.

Crain's Detroit Business Newsmakers of the Year: Patti Poppe CEO, Consumers Energy

By Jay Greene
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Each year, Crain's Detroit Business recognizes the year's Newsmakers — leaders who made headlines and made a difference in metro Detroit and Michigan.

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Each year, Crain's Detroit Business recognizes the year's Newsmakers — leaders who made headlines and made a difference in metro Detroit and Michigan.

Driving Social Impact for the Long Term

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As 2018 comes to a close, it offers an opportunity to reflect on the past year and how we can continue to help close some of the opportunity gaps that persist in our society.

Core to our values as a company is investing in causes for the long term to make a tangible and meaningful impact. Today, we are proud to share some significant milestone moments that have had a positive change on our communities.

Opening Doors through Internet Essentials

Turning Veterans into Cyber Warriors: Booz Allen and Expert Panel Discuss Challenges and Opportunities

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As organizations migrate more and more sensitive data to the cloud and work in general becomes increasingly tech-focused, the cybersecurity field has developed a talent supply problem. According to the 2017 Global Information Security Workforce Study, “We are on pace to reach a cybersecurity workforce gap of 1.8 million by 2022, a 20 percent increase over the forecast made in the 2015.” 

Jack Daniel’s and the Armed Services YMCA Kick Off Eighth Year of “Operation Ride Home”

Annual Campaign Helps Junior Enlisted Service Members and Families Travel from Bases to Homes Across the Country During the Holiday Season
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LYNCHBURG, Tenn., December 18, 2018 /3BL Media/- For the eighth year, Jack Daniel’s and the Armed Services YMCA (ASYMCA) have kicked off their “Operation Ride Home” campaign that provides financial assistance to active duty junior-enlisted military and their families to travel from their place of military service to back home for the holidays.

Legg Mason Celebrates a Decade of Corporate Social Responsibility Reporting

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BALTIMORE, December 17, 2018 /3BL Media/– Legg Mason, Inc. (NYSE:LM) celebrates 10 years of connecting employees, communities and stakeholders with the publication of its annual corporate social responsibility (CSR) report. Encompassing corporate governance, diversity and inclusion, community engagement, employee benefits, and a multitude of related topics, the annual CSR report reflects the combined efforts and contributions of professionals within the firm and across all nine affiliate organizations.

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