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Kzoo Awarded $100k Grant for Bronson Park Renovations

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The city of Kalamazoo is getting a $100,000 grant from the Consumer Energy Foundation for renovations to Bronson Park. The Kalamazoo Department of Parks and Recreations made the announcement Tuesday in a news release.

Keep America Beautiful Expands National Network to Include First Collegiate Affiliate

Sacramento State Demonstrates Sustainability Leadership; Joins National Nonprofit’s Community-Based Affiliate Network
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STAMFORD, Conn., May 11, 2017 /3BL Media/– Keep America Beautiful, the nation’s leading nonprofit that envisions a country in which every community is a clean, green and beautiful place to live, today announced Sacramento State has become the national nonprofit’s first collegiate affiliate.

Trainer Spotlight: Keep Forsyth County Beautiful's Kevin Smith

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The Georgia Adopt-A-Stream program recently named Kevin Smith of Keep America Beautiful affiliate Keep Forsyth County Beautiful (KFCB) its 2016 "Trainer of the Year."

This award is given to trainers who exemplify leadership and dedication to promoting the Adopt-A-Stream program’s goals towards watershed awareness and protection in local communities.

Mary Kay Joins the California Partnership to End Domestic Violence in Fight for Legislative Funding

Mary Kay's lobbying for good initiative heads to California state capitol
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Mary Kay Inc. and The California Partnership to End Domestic Violence partnered together today to fight against the domestic violence epidemic. Uniting thought-leaders, policymakers and advocates for domestic violence survivors, attendees advocated at the California State Capitol for full funding of AB557 and SB54 to improve the safety net response to domestic violence and to increase safety for immigrant survivors.

Keep America Beautiful Youth Advisory Council Application Closes May 5

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Keep America Beautiful, the nation’s leading nonprofit which envisions a country where every community is a clean, green and beautiful place to live, will close its application period for its national Youth Advisory Council (YAC) on Friday, May 5. Applications are open to students entering their sophomore, junior or senior years in the fall of 2017.

Rhode Island School of Design and Loyola Marymount University Named RecycleMania 2017 Champions

4.1 Million Students Recycle and Compost 69.9 Million Pounds in National Collegiate Recycling Competition
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WASHINGTON, April 17, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- Loyola Marymount University and Rhode Island School of Design have been crowned the winners of the 2017 RecycleMania competition. With a recycling rate of more than 83.9 percent, Loyola Marymount University is the top school in the Diversion category, while the Rhode Island School of Design is first in the Per Capita Classic category.

Helen Lowman Named President and CEO of Keep America Beautiful

Appointee of President Obama at FEMA and the Peace Corps to Lead Iconic National Community Improvement Nonprofit
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STAMFORD, Conn., April 11, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- Keep America Beautiful, the nation’s leading nonprofit that envisions a country in which every community is a clean, green and beautiful place to live, today announced that Helen Lowman, who served as an appointee of President Barack Obama at the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Peace Corps, has been named the organization’s new president and CEO. She will assume the role on May 1.

Net Impact Fellows are Implementing Action Projects Across the U.S.

Through the Net Impact Fellowship, students across the country are driving social and environmental impact on campuses and in their local communities.
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OAKLAND, Calif., April 6, 2017 /3BL Media/- Last fall, Net Impact invited passionate students across the county to lead a real world action project with the Net Impact Fellowship program. “Net Impact is thrilled to offer the connections, skills, and experiences to support the next generation of change agents through our fellowship program,” says Liz Maw, CEO, Net Impact.

Five Nonprofits Receive National Award for Driving Positive Change in Underserved Communities from The Atlantic and Allstate

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At a social innovation summit in the nation’s capital last week, The Atlantic and Allstate honored five nonprofits with Renewal Awards for their innovative, grassroots approach to solving our nation’s most pressing challenges.

Volkswagen Employees Against Racism

Broad Support for U.N. Initiative
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• About 40 locations, brands and subsidiaries worldwide participated in the "I am against racism" photo campaign
• Chairman of the Board of Management Müller supports the "Prominent figures against Racism" initiative
• Board of Management for Human Resources Blessing and Chairman of the Group and General Works Council Osterloh commend commitment and dedication of employees
• Joint events with VfL Wolfsburg in home game in the Volkswagen Arena

Press Release

• About 40 locations, brands and subsidiaries worldwide participated in the "I am against racism" photo campaign
• Chairman of the Board of Management Müller supports the "Prominent figures against Racism" initiative
• Board of Management for Human Resources Blessing and Chairman of the Group and General Works Council Osterloh commend commitment and dedication of employees
• Joint events with VfL Wolfsburg in home game in the Volkswagen Arena

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