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Scholarship America Honors General Motors Foundation

‘From Dreams to Degrees’ recognizes impacts in higher education
Press Release

WASHINGTON, May 21, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Scholarship America honored the General Motors Foundation with its Social Responsibility award for making a college education more accessible and affordable through the Buick Achievers Scholarship Program.

The organization’s inaugural From Dreams to Degrees event was held Tuesday evening at the National Press Club.

Habitat for Humanity Las Vegas to Dedicate MGM Resorts-Sponsored Home, Serving 100th Partner Family in Clark County

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LAS VEGAS, May 21, 2015 /3BL Media/ — In partnership with MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) and the City of Henderson, Habitat for Humanity Las Vegas will serve its 100th partner family in Clark County on May 29 with a home dedication ceremony.

Joanne Langston and her family will receive the keys to their new three-bedroom home in Henderson thanks to the support of MGM Resorts and the company’s employees, the City of Henderson and contributions from Habitat’s homeownership program.

Four Years of Food Rescue in Canberra

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AECOM Impact blog

Tran Wilson is a senior project manager, operations, in AECOM’s Canberra, Australia, office. In her most-recent blog post, she discusses how volunteering with OzHarvest’s food rescue program in Canberra has impacted her. 

GM Foundation Donates $1 Million to Habitat for Humanity

Grants to help fund new home builds, revitalization projects and veterans’ initiative
Press Release

DETROIT, May 21, 2015 /3BL Media/ – In recognition of Military Appreciation Month, the General Motors Foundation announced today a $1 million grant to Habitat for Humanity to fund projects, including 11 new home builds in partnership with Habitat families, with the goal of assisting current and former military service members.

The grant will also support two international revitalization projects in Brazil and the Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project in Nepal.

#NationalTrailsDay: Cox Enterprises Supports PATH Foundation and Atlanta BeltLine

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Today is National Trail's Day, and Cox is proud to work with two Atlanta organizations who are connecting people and neighborhoods. Cities with abundant opportunities to safely walk, run or ride bikes are more livable and economically vibrant. For more than 20 years, metro Atlanta’s PATH Foundation has been developing multiuse trails and linear parks to provide opportunities for walking, running, biking and skating – work that Cox has supported since the organization’s inception.

Janine Benyus to Appear at SXSW Eco as Featured Speaker

Event to Host Entire Biomimicry Track
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May 21, 2015 /3BL Media/ - SXSW Eco 2015 is the place to be for biomimics this October. In addition to an entire biomimicry track, a pre-event biomimicry educators summit, presentations by Biomimicry Global Design Challenge finalists, and plenty of opportunities to network and gather, Janine Benyus will appear at SXSW Eco as a featured speaker.

Keke Palmer, Award-Winning Actress and Recording Artist, Joins Get Schooled to Recognize Top Students in the Capital One Bank NYC College Challenge

Nearly 40,000 students at more than 60 high schools participated in the Capital One Bank NYC College Challenge across the city
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NEW YORK, May 21, 2015 /3BL Media/  Get Schooled today announced the successful completion of the Capital One Bank NYC College Challenge. Throughout the 2014-2015 school year, close to 40,000 high school students across New York City competed in the Challenge, which aims to boost college- going rates among students.

Meet Amgen Scholar Alumni Timothy Chai

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Timothy Chai

Saratoga, CA

“We’re a very diverse group of students with a similar passion for science. The Amgen Scholars Program’s done a spectacular job of putting together a well-rounded group of people.”

Corporate Social Responsibility in Latin America- "Ayudando a los Niños”

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May 20, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Eastman strives to promote educational efforts in the communities where we operate globally.
 

Strengthening Greater Napanee’s Clean Energy Supply and Community

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Blog originally posted on www.blog.transcanada.com

Since he could remember, all Peter Webster has wanted to do is support his community. His passion to help people and work in the energy sector made him a perfect fit to fill the role of local community representative for the Napanee Generating Station (NGS) Project.

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