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Arrow Electronics’ Interns Help Preserve Colorado’s Highest Mountain Peaks

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July 24, 2017 /3BL Media/ - A group of summer interns from Arrow Electronics’ Denver-area global headquarters recently volunteered with the Colorado Fourteeners Initiative (CFI), a nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving and protecting Colorado’s 14,000–foot mountain peaks or so-called “Fourteeners.”

During the day-long volunteer event, the Arrow intern team installed log check steps on a steep section of the Quandary Peak trail in order to help slow the flow of water and mitigate erosion.

Whirlpool's Problem Solvers

By Tony Wittkowski
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BENTON HARBOR — Instead of just volunteering, more than two dozen Whirlpool Corp. workers took part in a team-building exercise Tuesday that simultaneously solved a few kinks for a nonprofit organization.

In an effort to put their training to the test, workers from Whirlpool’s North American Region International Logistics team spent half the day at the Southwest Michigan Community Action Agency’s warehouse in downtown Benton Harbor to evaluate the boxing-cycle process.

Keep Golden Isles Beautiful Encourages Girl Scout’s Effort to Prevent Stormwater Drain Debris

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Chelsea Yates, an ambitious 11-year-old, has jump-started a movement to remind people that littering around public storm drains negatively effects the environment -- namely, marine life -- by posting notices on roadside storm drains in Brunswick, Georgia.

Multiplying the Impact of Tech Entrepreneurs

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Technology innovation is the fuel that moves our business forward. We also believe it has unsurpassed power to solve complex social issues and improve communities.

“Local tech innovators know — usually better than we do — what’s needed in their communities and what solutions are going to work,” says Jessica Clancy, Vice President of Corporate Social Responsibility at NBCUniversal. “We recognize that we can make the greatest difference in these communities by helping tech entrepreneurs reach a larger audience and attract more support through our platforms.”

Points of Light Names Natalye Paquin as New CEO

Paquin Joins Leading Volunteer Service Organization in September 2017
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ATLANTA, July 17, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The Points of Light board of directors announced today that Natalye Paquin, chief transformation officer at the Girl Scouts of the USA, has been selected as its new CEO. Paquin, who will join Points of Light in September 2017, brings extensive experience in organizational leadership, cross-sector collaboration, and a record of impact-driven results.

Playing It Safe This Summer: Spotlight on Rail Safety

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Safety is and has always been a priority for CSX, guiding every aspect of the company’s operations. CSX works tirelessly to prevent rail-related injuries and accidents at all levels through educational programs and initiatives to help protect employees, the public, and the communities in which we operate.

The summer season is a great time to revisit CSX’s “Tips for Staying Safe Near Trains or Tracks”:

Keep Cincinnati Beautiful's Price Hill Vacant Lots Occupied Project Give Properties New Life

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Keep Cincinnati Beautiful's Price Hill Vacant Lots Occupied Project put unused vacant property to good use by planting trees, along with other food-bearing plants, to give these properties new life, while providing access to healthy, natural food to residents of Price Hill.

The intention of this project is twofold -- manage the vacant land with something other than mowing, and grow food and other useful materials as close to residents as possible to increase access and improve the health and well-being of those who live, work and play in Price Hill!

Fourth Annual Chase Return the Serve Fun Day Event to Take Place on Friday, July 14 at AEG's StubHub Center

Tennis Star Maria Sharapova To Join Current ATP Star Steve Johnson, Former Olympic Gold Medalist Steve Lewis and Many Others To Help First Break Academy Celebrate Day of Tennis
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LOS ANGELES, July 13, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The Chase Return the Serve Fun Day event returns to Los Angeles for the fourth straight year on Friday, July 14, at AEG’s StubHub Center in Carson.

What Corporate Foundations Can Do to Enhance Their Philanthropic Agenda

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by Jennifer Levine Hartz

Though corporate giving is a small percentage of all philanthropic monies given to non-profits in the U.S., it has an outsized opportunity to drive societal improvement and influence the hearts and minds of their stakeholders and the nation. (The organization Giving USA reports that about 5 percent of all philanthropy comes from companies each year.)

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