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BJ’s Celebrates 20th Anniversary of Adopt-A-School Program with $50,000 in Available Grants

Elementary Schools to Share Where Students See Themselves in 20 Years
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May 6, 2015 /3BL Media/ - BJ’s Wholesale Club is celebrating the 20th anniversary of its Adopt-A-School program by encouraging public elementary schools to apply for funding to help students thrive. The grant application asks students to share where they see themselves in 20 years and how BJ’s school support will help get them there. Five schools across BJ’s 15-state footprint will each receive a $10,000 grant.

Yankees Pitcher Chris Capuano Concludes Action Team Conference Calls for 2014-15

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Chris Capuano told Action Team student volunteers from around the country that providing assistance to the less fortunate helps him put into context the professional pressures he faces as a pitcher in the Major Leagues.

“Volunteering gives you that perspective,” the Yankees left-hander told the Action Team Captains in the program’s April teleconference. “I know I am dealing with something tough right now but it’s nothing I can’t work through.” 

Bringing Biotech Into Classrooms Through Amgen Biotech Experience

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The Amgen Biotech Experience empowers teachers to bring biotechnology into their classrooms to spark students’ love of science. The program provides teacher professional development and features a hands-on curriculum that introduces students to the excitement of scientific discovery. 

Art Therapy in the Cultural Context of Trauma

Art Therapy's Role in Disaster Recovery
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In light of the recent tragic events in Nepal and Baltimore Art Therapist Laura Greenstone talks about her work and Art Therapy's role in disaster response and recovery. Laura Greenstone, M.S., LPC, ATR-BC, is the Assistant Coordinator of The Amanda’s Easel Creative Arts Therapy Program of 180 Turning Lives Around, Inc., in Monmouth County, NJ. Laura has served AATA in leadership positions at the state and national level in the areas of advocacy, policy and communication. She has received AATA’s Nancy Schoebel Governmental Affairs Award and is an honorary life member of the New Jersey Art Therapy Association.

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In light of the recent tragic events in Nepal and Baltimore Art Therapist Laura Greenstone talks about her work and Art Therapy's role in disaster response and recovery. Laura Greenstone, M.S., LPC, ATR-BC, is the Assistant Coordinator of The Amanda’s Easel Creative Arts Therapy Program of 180 Turning Lives Around, Inc., in Monmouth County, NJ. Laura has served AATA in leadership positions at the state and national level in the areas of advocacy, policy and communication. She has received AATA’s Nancy Schoebel Governmental Affairs Award and is an honorary life member of the New Jersey Art Therapy Association.

Crowdsourcing Nature’s Design Solutions: Biomimicry Global Design Challenges

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Students at the German University of Cairo in Egypt noticed a big problem. Canals created to irrigate farms in their hometown were often infected with bacteria, trash, and worms. Inspired by the way that camels digest food, the students designed a new way of moving and filtering the water so that the dirty, stagnant canals could be transformed into a clean source of water for crops.

Manheim Louisville Car Show to Benefit Make-A-Wish

Clarksville, Ind., Auction to Host Cruisin’ For Wishes Car Show on May 16, 2015
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CLARKSVILLE, Ind., May 5, 2015 /3BL Media/ - To continue its support of the community, Manheim Louisville and its employees will host the Cruisin’ for Wishes car show and fundraiser on May 16  that will benefit Make-A-Wish® Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana. While this is the auction’s second annual car, truck and bike show, it’s the first year it benefits the Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana chapter of Make-A-Wish.

Local CITGO Marketer Quality State Oil Company to Host Bess the Book Bus Free Book Giveaway at Mead Public Library on Tuesday

Miss Wisconsin Raeanna Johnson on hand for the event
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SHEBOYGAN, Wis., May 5, 2015  /3BL Media/ – Sheboygan area children can pick out a free book on Tuesday, May 5 when Bess the Book Bus makes a stop at the Mead Public Library from 2:30PM-4:30PM, courtesy of CITGO and Quality State Oil Company. Miss Wisconsin, Raeanna Johnson, will also be on hand to help distribute books and meet with children who will all receive a refillable beverage cup (while supplies last) that can be used at any of the area Quality State Q Mart locations.  
 

CITGO to Host Bess the Book Bus Free Book Giveaway at Keshena Primary School

Miss Wisconsin Raeanna Johnson to be on hand for the event
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KESHENA, Wis., May 5, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Keshena Primary School students can pick out a free book on Tuesday, May 5 when Bess the Book Bus stops at their school from 9:00AM-11:00AM. Miss Wisconsin, Raeanna Johnson, will also be on hand to read to the children and help distribute books.  

Graton Resort & Casino Provides Playground Equipment and Senior Citizen Transportation for Rohnert Park

City of Rohnert Park Councilmembers, Graton Resort & Casino and CBS EcoMedia Attend "Community Day" Celebration.
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ROHNERT PARK, CALIF., May 2, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Graton Resort & Casino has teamed up with the National Recreation and Park Association and CBS EcoMedia’s WellnessAd program to provide much-needed services for the Rohnert Park community, including new playground equipment and a new eight-passenger van for senior citizens.

CVS/pharmacy Kicks Off In-Store Fundraising Campaign to Benefit American Lung Association's LUNG FORCE

LUNG FORCE campaign dedicated to raising awareness that lung cancer kills more women than any other cancer
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WOONSOCKET, R.I., May 4, 2015 /3BL Media/ -- CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today announced the launch of the second annual LUNG FORCE in-store fundraising campaign at all CVS/pharmacy locations and online, as part of the company's ongoing partnership with the American Lung Association.

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