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A Legacy of Service


By Karen Breakfield, who retired this month after 33 years of service as Administrative Manager, AT&T in Charlotte, NC. She is looking forward to continuing her volunteering and service to the community.

This spring, I am retiring from AT&T after 33 years of service. It is bittersweet to leave a company where I have spent my entire career, and while I am looking forward to my retirement,   I will miss the many amazing opportunities I had while with the company. 

Why do we celebrate Earth Day if the Earth doesn't care?

Google+ Hangout Live Broadcast: Monday, April 21, at 5 p.m. EDT
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Nature always wins. The Earth will experience seismic activity, volcanic activity, pandemics and cyclical changes in climate that will affect our lives in some way. There’s no disputing this, so how can we be ready to keep our families and loved ones safer and more resilient to the weather? How can we work with the knowledge we have on sea-level rise, the frequency of flooding and storms, global population growth, energy use, infrastructure status, water resources and food security? 

Hilton Worldwide Awards Travel with Purpose Action Grants

Strengthening our Global Communities at the Local Level
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McLean, VA, April 16, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Hilton Worldwide today announced it is awarding more than $150,000 to 62 Hilton Worldwide properties and community organizations around the world as part of the Travel with Purpose Action Grant program. The grants are intended to support the development of local solutions and strengthen the quality of life in the communities Hilton Worldwide hotels and corporate offices serve.     

Children's Museum of Naples Learns How to Recycle Right from Waste Management

Recycle Often. Recycle Right. campaign arrives in Collier County
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Waste Management and Collier County Solid and Hazardous Waste Department partner on community outreach and community education throughout the year. Waste Management was proud to participate with the Children's Museum of Naples' Vehicle Adventure Day. The kids got a chance to take a hand-on look at our CNG recycling truck.

Taking it Outside

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In an age of smartphones, tablets and YouTube, modern kids have fewer interactions with the natural world. At TD, we believe in the value of green experiences for children. Since 2000, TD Friends of the Environment Foundation has been providing grants to schools across Canada to build “outdoor classrooms” – spaces within school grounds that allow teachers and students to integrate nature into learning.


More than 300 CITGO Employees, Contractors and Sponsors Bowl to Support MDA in Illinois

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Romeoville, Ill., April 14, 2014 /3BL Media/ ─ On March 13, 306 CITGO Lemont Refinery employees and contractors raised more than $80,000 at the Fourth Annual Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) Shamrock Bowl. Held at Brunswick Zone in Romeoville, Ill., the event benefits the MDA and its muscular dystrophy advocacy, awareness, research and support services for families in Illinois. CITGO has proudly supported the MDA for the past 28 years and is MDA’s largest corporate sponsor.

461 Colleges and Universities Nationwide Recover 89.1 Million Pounds of Organic and Recyclable Materials During RecycleMania

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WASHINGTON, D.C., April 14, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Rutgers University and United States Military Academy (West Point) are just two of the schools topping the rankings of the annual RecycleMania Tournament, which leverages campus spirit to increase recycling and waste reduction at colleges and universities across the U.S. and Canada. All told, 461 schools participated this year representing more than 5.3 million students from all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Canada.

Alcatel-Lucent Foundation Blog: Building a Better Future for Young Girls and Boys in Brazil


A few days ago I was asked to do a virtual interaction with three young students from ConnectEd Brazil, the signature program of the Alcatel-Lucent Foundation. The idea was to do a mentoring session where I could share my experiences and answer questions from the youngsters. As it turned out, I ended up being the one who learned the most, was moved and felt inspired by their life stories and enthusiasm.

Accomplishing the Extraordinary Through Volunteer Service


By: Tony Stamper, AVP, Network Operations based out of Chicago, Illinois. Tony is also the Chapter President of the AT&T Illinois Veterans, an independent organization of AT&T employees and retirees dedicated to serving the veteran/military community.


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