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Block Island Ferry Funds Meals On Wheels Program for Massachusetts Seniors

More than 1,800 Meals for Homebound Seniors Delivered Across 750 Homes
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FALL RIVER, Mass., August 18, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Transportation vendor Block Island Ferry and national food network Meals on Wheels America have teamed up to provide meals for senior citizens in Fall River, Mass., thanks to Block Island Ferry’s unique partnership through CBS EcoMedia’s WellnessAd program. Block Island Ferry and CBS news station WBZ 4 employees gathered today to volunteer alongside Bristol Elders Services staff, preparing meals to be served to Fall River seniors participating in the Elder Nutrition Program.

Booz Allen Sponsors STEM Girls 4 Social Good

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Booz Allen Hamilton launched a new initiative in July called STEM Girls 4 Social Good, an effort to bring together professionals and University students with STEM backgrounds to work on some of the greatest problems pressing on society. During the kickoff week, Booz Allen partnered with Polaris Project and Girls, Inc. to host 40 girls for a week long camp investigating the problem of human trafficking by learning data science techniques.

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Special Olympics Puerto Rico National Team Travel to the World Games in Los Angeles

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Last week, JetBlue welcomed home the 2015 Special Olympics Puerto Rico National Team delegation from the World Games in Los Angeles. The team traveled from San Juan to LA to compete for medal contention.

Arby’s Foundation Honored by Share Our Strength with Prestigious Great Oak Award

Share Our Strength recognizes the work and partnership of the Arby’s Foundation in their work and mission to end childhood hunger in America.
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At the ninth annual Give Me Five dinner, a Share Our Strength culinary event held in Atlanta, the Arby’s Foundation received the highly-esteemed Great Oak Award for their commitment to ending childhood hunger in America. Share Our Strength’s President, Tom Nelson, presented the award to Paul Brown, CEO, Arby’s Restaurant Group, Inc.

Employees Come Together To Volunteer 10,000 hours

A grassroots effort sparks national impact
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Booz Allen people are known for their passion—and it’s not limited to delivering for clients. In 2014, when the firm challenged employees to volunteer 100,000 hours in honor of its 100th year in business, one team went above and beyond and had a nationwide impact.

Letter From the Editor: Leading for Change in a VUCA World

Inside the Summer 2015 Issue
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Today’s leaders must be prepared to confront a world that is volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous. These dynamics are so consistently true that many management experts now speak of how to lead in a VUCA (“voo-cah”) world.

Many aspire to lead better, but what a leader needs to learn to manage this reality is not always clear. In this issue of The New Global Citizen, we have searched the field of leadership for models, lessons learned, and shining examples that offer inspiration and insight for leaders everywhere.

Announcing Featured Speakers for Annual Corporate Citizenship Conference!

On October 5 - 7, more than 300 leaders will convene in Washington, DC, to explore how to solve global challenges through local impact.
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It's almost time for the 2015 Corporate Citizenship Conference on October 5 - 7 in Washington, DC. With just one more week to save up to 20%, don't miss your opportunity to register now.

Fourth Annual Verizon Innovative App Challenge Seeks Problem Solving Ideas From Students Nationwide

Bill Nye, the Science Guy, helps Verizon uncover the next world-changing app idea; Tablets, $20,000 and more for winning teams
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August 13, 2015 /3BL Media/ The Verizon Innovative App Challenge - the no-coding-skills-needed contest that gives middle and high school students a chance to bring their problem-solving app ideas to life - is back! In its fourth year, the App Challenge calls students to gather teams, dream up ideas, and create concepts for mobile apps that could solve problems in their schools and com

Mission Zero® A Legacy of Sustainability

Reprinted from Troup Trends Article by Trey Wood
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"There is no more strategic issue for a company, or any organization, than its ultimate purpose.  For those who think business exists to make a profit, I suggest they think again.  Business makes a profit to exist.  Surely it must exist, for some higher, nobler purpose than that."

Ray C. Anderson

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