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Stanley Black & Decker and Discovery Education Launch New “Concept and Create” Virtual Field Trip Nationwide to Empower 21st Century Makers and Doers

Students Explore Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math (STEAM) Concepts at Stanley Black & Decker’s Makerspace, Inspiring Cross-Disciplinary Learning through Action in Innovation
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SILVER SPRING, Md., March 21, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Stanley Black & Decker, the world's largest tools and storage company and leader in engineered fastening and security, and Discovery Education, the leading provider of standards-aligned digital curriculum resources, engaging content and professional learning for K-12 classrooms, today announced Innovation Generation: Making an Impact’s inaugural Concept and Create

How Hallmark Has Been Supporting Strong Women for 40 years

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For 40 years, Hallmark supported the Girl Scouts in their mission to build “girls of courage, confidence and character, who make the world a better place.” In 2017, Hallmark was humbled to receive the Girl Scouts’ Corporate Philanthropy Award in recognition of its long- time commitment.

Today’s Leaders Need to Be Great Storytellers

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Ken Chenault, the former CEO of American Express, often paraphrased Napoleon in saying that leaders need to define reality and give hope. Essentially, it is up to leaders to tell their people what is happening now and inspire them by outlining the opportunities that the future holds for them both individually and institutionally.

In sum, leaders need to tell a good story. An authentic, believable and realistic one. But, one filled with promise of a better day, and how we’re going to get there.

Better the Balance, Better the World

Symantec supports TechWomen and a gender-balanced tech industry
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By Eileen Brewer, Director in Product Development, Symantec

Today is International Women's Day, a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. This year’s theme #BalanceforBetter focuses on how gender balance is essential for economies and communities to thrive.

Gifts from SunTrust Foundations to Launch Idea Accelerator

SunTrust Foundation, SunTrust Trusteed Foundations enhance student entrepreneurial opportunities at UGA
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ATHENS, Ga., March 6, 2019 /3BL Media/ — A $500,000 gift from the SunTrust Foundation and the SunTrust Trusteed Foundations will support the University of Georgia’s Entrepreneurship Program. The gift will help launch a student incubator/accelerator space and provide support for the student-led UGA Kickstart Fund.

No Barriers Warriors y Wells Fargo buscan exparticipantes para la expedición Warrior Strong: The Journey Continues de 2019

Las solicitudes de exparticipantes se aceptarán hasta el 3 de abril de 2019
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Las solicitudes de exparticipantes se aceptarán hasta el 3 de abril de 2019

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Las solicitudes de exparticipantes se aceptarán hasta el 3 de abril de 2019

No Barriers, Wells Fargo Seek Alumni for the 2019 Warrior Strong: The Journey Continues Expedition

Alumni applications accepted through April 3, 2019
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Alumni applications accepted through April 3, 2019

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Alumni applications accepted through April 3, 2019

UPS’s Safest Drivers Log Enough Accident-Free Miles For 200 Round Trips To Mars

UPS Circle of Honor Drivers Log 14 Billion Miles Without an Accident
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March 4, 2019 /3BL Media/ — 14 billion miles. Zero Accidents.

That’s enough miles to make about 200 round trips to Mars, or over nine round trips to Saturn. It’s enough to circle the earth at the equator over half a million times. And it’s the number of miles the drivers who make up UPS’s elite Circle of Honor have collectively driven during their careers, without so much as a fender bender.

UPS Advances Global Road Safety With Landmark Public-Private Call to Action at World Economic Forum in Davos

Comprehensive Public-Private Initative Galvanizes Efforts Around the World
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February 19, 2019 /3BL Media/ UPS (NYSE: UPS) announced the company is among a group of global organizations that have been collaborating with the World Economic Forum (WEF) and the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA) to launch The Global Road Safety Initiative, designed to improve global road safety across a broad spectrum of issues, including driver training, pedestrian safety, and two-wheeler helmet use.

How These Dogs Are Trained to Save Lives in an Avalanche

by Jason Armesto
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Marshall Thomson is a ski patroller in Crested Butte, Colo., but drove to southeast Nebraska to pick up his dog from a breeder at just 8 weeks old. The 12-hour ride back took 36 hours when Thomson and his puppy encountered what he describes as the worst snowstorm he’s seen in his life. 

“We were cuddled up in a sleeping bag in the middle of the highway,” Thomson said. “I didn’t know if she’d ever go out in snow after that storm because it was pretty brutal.

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