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Phoenix Children at Risk of Hunger to Benefit from Sodexo’s Feeding Our Future® Summer Meal Program

Approximately 16,750 meals will be provided to local children who are at risk of hunger during this summer.
Press Release

PHOENIX, June 18, 2015 /3BL Media/ — The Sodexo Feeding Our Future® summer meal program expands to the Phoenix area this month to help fill the nutrition gap for local children, which widens with the end of the school year. Feeding Our Future is a summer feeding program in which Sodexo partners with community organizations to provide meals to children in need who are out of school for the summer.

The James M. Cox Foundation Announces $300,000 Grant to Orlando Science Center

Grant supports creation of new children’s exhibit to promote critical thinking skills
Press Release

ORLANDO, Fla., June 18, 2015 /3BL Media/ – The James M. Cox Foundation announced a $300,000 grant to Orlando Science Center to help build New KidsTown, an exhibit to serve children from infancy to age seven. The new children’s area will be three times larger than the current space and will feature play-based learning and high-touch explorations to promote critical thinking skills. New KidsTown will also feature a dedicated infant and toddler area.

Barnabas Health Announces Support to Build Ocean County's First Fitness-Themed Play Pocket Trail at Jakes Branch County Park

Community Medical Center Employees Hold Volunteer Day to Launch Trail Development.
Press Release

BEACHWOOD, N.J., June 17, 2015  /3BL Media/ - Barnabas Health has partnered with Ocean County, the National Recreation and Park Association and CBS EcoMedia to construct a new fitness-themed play pocket trail at Jakes Branch County Park in Ocean County. When complete, the Jakes Branch County Park Play Trail will provide local children and their families a trail experience that integrates play, physical activity, education and socialization. Jakes Branch County Park is a regional park located off of Double Trouble Road in Beachwood, New Jersey.

Sealed Air Announces Gold Sponsorship of Charlotte Chamber’s GreenWorks Committee

Press Release

CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 17, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Sealed Air Corporation (NYSE: SEE), recently announced its Gold Sponsorship of the Charlotte Chamber’s GreenWorks Committee. Sealed Air, which announced last July it is moving its global headquarters to Charlotte, North Carolina, sees this as an ideal opportunity to engage with the Charlotte business community on the topic of sustainability practices in business.

CITGO Continues to Fuel the Special Olympics Across America

In Chicago, the Flame of Hope continues its journey to Los Angeles
Press Release

CHICAGO, June 17, 2015 /3BL Media/ —CITGO Petroleum Corp. employees, friends and family joined members of the Special Olympics community in Chicago to welcome the Unified Relay Across America at a ceremonial lighting of the cauldron event at Polk Bros Park on Saturday, June 13. CITGO is the official fuel sponsor of the Unified Relay Across America, which brings the Olympic torch along three routes traveling across the country before reaching the 2015 Summer World Games in Los Angeles.

Final Week to Nominate Environmental Volunteers for Louisiana’s Cox Conserves Heroes Program

Program honors environmental volunteers; donates $20,000 to local environmental nonprofits
Press Release

Baton Rouge, La., June 23, 2015 /3BL Media/ This is the final week to nominate volunteers for Louisiana’s 2015 Cox Conserves Heroes program. Cox Communications, in partnership with The Trust for Public Land, presents the program to honor local environmental volunteers.

Final Week to Nominate Orlando’s Environmental Volunteers for Cox Conserves Heroes Program

Program to honor volunteers, donate $20,000 to local environmental nonprofits
Press Release

Orlando, Fla., June 22, 2015 /3BL Media/ — There is one week left to nominate environmental volunteers for Orlando’s inaugural Cox Conserves Heroes program. Nominations are being accepted through June 29 at www.9family.com for volunteers who are creating, preserving or enhancing outdoor spaces. Nominee activities must be performed on a volunteer basis and may not be part of an individual’s paid job.

Lowe’s Donates $1 Million to Keep America Beautiful to Improve Communities Nationwide

2015 Grant Program to Help Push National Partners Past 40,000 Volunteer Milestone
Press Release

STAMFORD, Conn., June 18, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful, the nation’s leading nonprofit that builds clean, green and beautiful communities, today announced Lowe’s has donated $1 million to support 50 local community service projects and Keep America’s Beautiful’s Great American Cleanup, the nation’s largest community improvement program. The 2015 projects range from restoring neighborhood parks and planting community gardens to leading disaster restoration initiatives and large-scale cleanups.

MLBPA Celebrates West Baltimore’s Youth Baseball Tradition

Article

Major League Baseball Players Association Executive Director Tony Clark believes the sport can be a transformative experience in a young person’s life.

Unity on the High Seas: The Hermione Adventure

Blog

The story of the Hermione, Freedom’s Frigate, is a fascinating history lesson. From her first voyage across the Atlantic in the 18th century, to her present day struggle for rebirth, it’s the story of the bond between two nations and the value of freedom that we often take for granted.

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