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Intel Strives to Educate and Empower Girls Around the World

Intel Advances Commitment through Diverse Partnerships, Including 10x10 Film and Social Action Campaign
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SANTA CLARA, Calif., October 11, 2012 /3BL Media/ – In celebration of the United Nations' first International Day of the Girl today, Intel Corporation is expanding its global commitment to furthering education for girls and women by announcing multiple strategic partnerships and programs. Millions of girls around the world have limited or no access to education. Intel believes that broader access to education for girls and women will significantly catalyze social progress and help drive worldwide economic growth.

2013 Hershey's Track & Field Games Season Officially Open

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Today, The Hershey Company announces the opening of the 2013 season of the Hershey’s Track & Field Games. This is the 36th year for the longest-running youth activity program of its kind in North America. With running, jumping and throwing events for kids ages 9-14, the Games are a great entry point for boys and girls to get active and become engaged in a healthy lifestyle.

Excellent Rocks Pink with Pride: Episode 5

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In episode 5 of this video series, we go behind the scenes for the unveiling of a one-of-a-kind dress in honor of breast cancer awareness month. Inspired by the New Balance Lace Up for the Cure 860v2 shoe (a line adorned with the Susan G. Komen running ribbon). In this episode, excellent takes the runway for a special fashion show event at the New Balance Boston store. Watch designer Jacqueline Quinn, 2012 Miss USA Olivia Culpo and survivors, reflect on the emotional reactions to the dress. Let's make a cure happen.

VIDEO: Hinkley-area Youth Develop Career Skills in PG&E Jobs Program

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HINKLEY – Albert Gutierrez is getting his hands dirty under the hood of a nearly 30-foot long, flatbed tow truck. If he’s intimidated, he doesn’t show it. The 18-year-old recent high school graduate from Hinkley is anxious to learn. And, with an interest in the auto repair field, he is getting valuable on-the-job experience at Barstow Towing. Gutierrez is one of eight young adults – ages 18-to 24-years old – participating in the Hinkley Career Training Program.

Three FedEx Execs Make Black Enterprise’s ‘Most Powerful’ List

Memphis Business Journal by Andy Ashby, Staff writer
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FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) was well represented in Black Enterprise’s 100 Most Powerful Executives in Corporate America listing.

Of the honorees, three were from the FedEx Express division: Shannon Brown, senior vice president and chief human relations/diversity officer; Cathy D. Ross, chief financial officer; and Matthew Thornton III, senior vice president of U.S. operations.

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FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) was well represented in Black Enterprise’s 100 Most Powerful Executives in Corporate America listing.

Of the honorees, three were from the FedEx Express division: Shannon Brown, senior vice president and chief human relations/diversity officer; Cathy D. Ross, chief financial officer; and Matthew Thornton III, senior vice president of U.S. operations.

Sears Heroes at Home Wish Registry Helps Americans Give Back to Military Families This Holiday Season

The program has raised $17 million and helped 83,000 military families over five years
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HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., September 4, 2012 /3BL Media/ - Despite U.S. troop drawdowns in Iraq and Afghanistan, thousands of military members will remain deployed this holiday season, unable to join their families. To make the holiday season easier for those who serve our country, Sears has announced the launch of its fifth annual Heroes at Home Wish Registry program.

Domtar et la Student Conservation Association unissent leurs forces à Montréal

Journée d'activités d'entretient et préservation du Parc des Rapides à LaSalle le 13 octobre
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MONTRÉAL, Le 10 octobre 2012 /3BL Media/ - Domtar Corporation (NYSE : UFS) (TSX : UFS) annonce aujourd’hui que plus de 50 employés du siège social de Montréal participeront bénévolement avec leur famille et des membres locaux et internationaux de la Student Conservation Association (SCA), à une grande corvée d’une demi-journée qui aura lieu le 13 octobre prochain au Parc des Rapides à LaSalle.

Teenage Journalists Can Write to Save Lives on the Road

High school students earn cash prizes for efforts to educate about teen safe driving
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NORTHBROOK, Ill., Oct. 9, 2012 /3BL Media/ - The Allstate Foundation is calling all student journalists looking to help change the conversation on teen driving in their communities. The fifth annual Keep the Drive High School Journalism Awards program, sponsored by The Allstate Foundation, is a creative writing and journalism competition that encourages teens to address the number one killer of teens in the U.S. – motor vehicle crashes.

The Home Depot Launches Career Assistance Program for Military and Veterans

Mission: Transition® to provide civilian career workshops and online military skills translator
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ATLANTA, Oct. 10, 2012 /3BL Media/ -- The Home Depot®, the world's largest home improvement retailer, announced a new initiative today aimed at arming U.S. service men and women with the knowledge and resources they need to successfully transition into the civilian workforce.

The new program, dubbed Mission: Transition, is a concentrated effort by The Home Depot to assist the military community with job search strategies and tools for today’s challenging employment market.

Accenture Grants Save the Children an Additional US$1.8M to Provide Young Adults in Egypt, Indonesia and the Philippines with Business Skills

Award is part of Accenture’s global corporate citizenship initiative, Skills to Succeed
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MANILA, Oct. 9, 2012 /3BL Media/ – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Save the Children today announced Accenture and the Accenture Foundations have awarded Save the Children an additional grant of US$1.8 million to help the organization provide approximately 7,000 disadvantaged and at-risk young people – including nearly 5,000 young women – in Egypt, Indonesia and the Philippines with business skills that strengthen employment opportunities. The grant brings Accenture’s direct support to Save the Children to more than US$2.5 million since 2010.

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