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Application Deadline Approaching For Bright Minds Scholarships

Deadline to Submit Applications for PG&E Bright Minds™ Full Scholarships for College, University or Vocational School is February 28
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SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 21, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) today reminded high school, community college and “non-traditional” students that applications for the utility’s Bright Minds™ Scholarship program are due by February 28, 2013. To date, PG&E has received over 1,200 applications from students throughout Northern and Central California.

10 Days Left to Vote for Travel With Purpose! Hilton Worldwide Video Entered into BCCCC Film Festival

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Hilton Worldwide is a nominee in the 2013 Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship (BCCCC) 5th Annual Film Festival – and there are 10 days left to vote! Hilton Worldwide’s video submission showcases and celebrates the company's first Global Week of Service - in just eight days, Team Members at more than 600 properties offices across 401 cities and 51 countries harnessed their passion for hospitality and service to complete more than 800 vo

New Video Highlights Innovative Financial Education Program from ING U.S. and Girls Inc.

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ING U.S. created a new video highlighting the ING-Girls Inc. Investment Challenge. This initiative gives girls practical, hands-on investing experience with the  support of ING U.S. employee volunteers. Teams of girls ages 12-18 build and manage diversified, real-time $50,000 portfolios as part of an integrative investment- and economic-literacy curriculum.

PG&E Receives Pr News Corporate Social Responsibility Awards Honor For Summer Jobs Program

First-time program receives Honorable Mention distinction
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February 12, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) received an Honorable Mention award in the Corporate Community Partnership Category for the utility’s Summer Jobs program at Monday’s PR News Corporate Social Responsibility Awards program in Washington, D.C.

Keep America Beautiful Announces America’s School Recycling Champions

More than 1,500 Schools Mark Second Annual K-12 Recycle-Bowl Competition; 4.5 Million Pounds of Recyclables Recovered
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STAMFORD, Conn., Feb. 13, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Keep America Beautiful, the nation’s leading nonprofit that brings people together to build and sustain vibrant communities, today announced the winners of “Recycle-Bowl,” the first nationwide recycling competition for elementary-, middle- and high-school students. Recycle-Bowl, sponsored by Nestlé Waters North America (NWNA), reached more than 900,000 students across America with schools in all 50 states and the District of Columbia competing.

Communities Report Prolonged Success in Reducing Cigarette Butt Litter

National Program Continues to Reduce Cigarette Litter by More than Half
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STAMFORD, Conn., Feb. 6, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Keep America Beautiful (KAB) reports an average 55 percent reduction of cigarette litter in the communities implementing KAB’s Cigarette Litter Prevention Program (CLPP) during 2012. In 2012, the program’s 10th year, there were 195 grant-supported implementations across the country in a variety of places including downtowns, roadways, beaches, parks, marinas, colleges/universities, tourist spots, and at special events.

Allstate and Operation HOPE Join Together for Sandy Recovery Efforts

$100,000 grant will support financial counseling and guidance for families
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Atlanta, Ga., February 5, 2012 /3BL Media/ – Operation HOPE is pleased to announce that Allstate Insurance Company is committing $100,000 to bolster financial guidance and recovery efforts for the financial dignity nonprofit’s initiative, Project Restore HOPE: Hurricane Sandy. Through Project Restore HOPE, volunteers are being recruited and trained to provide financial recovery assistance to those who need guidance restoring their homes and businesses.

RecycleMania Kicks Off 2013 Collegiate Recycling Competition

13th Annual Competition Builds Impact with new Basketball Game Day and Film Plastics Recycling Categories
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STAMFORD, Conn., Feb. 4, 2013 /3BL Media/ - RecycleMania is back in action as college campuses compete to see who can reduce, reuse and recycle the most on-campus waste. For an eight-week period, beginning today and running alongside the NCAA basketball tournament, colleges and universities take part in an exciting competition that increases recycling participation by students and staff, while raising awareness about waste reduction programs on campuses.

Keep America Beautiful Receives $1 Million Grant from Lowe’s Charitable and Educational Foundation

National Nonprofit to Support More than 100 Community Improvement Initiatives
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STAMFORD, Conn. Jan. 30, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful (KAB) today announced a $1 million donation from the Lowe’s Charitable and Educational Foundation (LCEF) to support the national nonprofit’s mission to build and sustain vibrant communities. This is Lowe’s second $1 million contribution to Keep America Beautiful to engage volunteers to take action to benefit local communities across the country.

Keep America Beautiful and Coca-Cola Announce 2013 Grant Program to Support Recycling

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STAMFORD, Conn., Jan. 28, 2013 /3BL Media/ — Keep America Beautiful (KAB) and The Coca-Cola Foundation today announced a call for applications for the 2013 Coca-Cola/KAB Recycling Bin Grant Program, a program designed to expand and support recycling in communities across America. The Coca-Cola/KAB Recycling Bin Grant Program is funded through a $300,000 grant from The Coca-Cola Foundation, the philanthropic arm of The Coca-Cola Company.

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