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Announcing Our 2019 Values in Action Report

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At Comcast NBCUniversal, we believe we are at our best when we are working to educate, entertain and empower people and communities. This is why we focus year-round on building meaningful connections to the communities we serve across our company.

Lockheed Martin Releases 2018 Global Diversity and Inclusion Report

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BETHESDA, Md., July 10, 2019 /3BL Media/ -- Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT], ranked among the ‘50 Best Companies for Diversity’ by Black Enterprise magazine in 2018, is releasing its 2018 Annual Report on Global Diversity and Inclusion. 

PSEG Employees Raise Money for Veterans at Annual Tank Pull

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In an amazing display of strength, PSEG employees participated in the tenth annual Tank Pull competition this past weekend, raising money for veterans.

At the event, competitors in teams of twenty volunteers try to move an 80,000 pound tank mounted on a flatbed truck.

Congratulations once again go to the two PSEG teams for not only participating in the “quick pull” and the “minimum weight pull” events – but also for winning first place in their respective fundraising categories.

The two PSEG teams were the IBEW Local 94 “Pullin’ Badgers” and the “Power Rangers.”

CASE Dealer Ina Store Supports Team Rubicon and Habitat for Humanity for Baldwin, Michigan Veterans’ Village

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July 2, 2019 /3BL Media/ CASE Construction Equipment, the global construction equipment brand of CNH Industrial N.V. ((NYSE: CNHI /MI: CNHI)  dealer Ina Store supplied a compact track loader and grapple bucket to Team Rubicon for a land clearing project in Baldwin, Michigan.

Smithfield Foods Awarded “Best for Vets” 2019 Employer Ranking

National Publication Recognizes Smithfield For Its Commitment to Providing Veterans with Job Opportunities
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SMITHFIELD, Va., May 31, 2019 — Smithfield Foods, Inc., a global food company and the world’s largest pork processor and hog producer, announced today its recognition by Military Times in the publication’s Best for Vets Employers 2019 rankings. The rankings, awarded during National Military Month, recognize companies for their efforts to recruit and support service members, veterans, and military families.

We Must Remember on Memorial Day

Stand-To Veteran Leadership Program graduate Brian Thompson shares his perspective on Memorial Day and reminds us to pause and remember those who made the ultimate sacrifice.
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The unofficial start to summer kicks off this weekend with cookouts, pool parties, and beach getaways. As a combat veteran who has lost friends to the scourge of war, I want to provide the following public service announcement. Enjoy the holiday weekend but please find time to celebrate Memorial Day the right way. Whatever you do, avoid these holiday greetings: “Thank you for your service” and “Happy Memorial Day.”

Piedmont Natural Gas Completes Its Largest Debt Issuance Aided by Disabled-Veteran-Owned Banks

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CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 24, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Piedmont Natural Gas, a subsidiary of Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK), has successfully closed a $600 million debt offering – its largest debt issuance in the history of the company and its first since it merged with Duke Energy.

Merck Veterans in the Spotlight on National Television Show

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Merck employees are in the spotlight on "Military Makeover: Operation Career" on Lifetime TV. The show, hosted by Montel Williams, captures the stories of veterans transitioning from the military back to civilian work life and the companies who employ them. 

Money Management International Announces $1,475,000 Grant from the SunTrust Foundation

Continued grant support funds research and technology, financial wellness programs for Hispanic and military communities
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ATLANTA, May 29, 2019 /3BL Media/ — Money Management International (MMI) announced today it has received a $1,475,000 grant from the SunTrust Foundation to support its enhanced research and technology capabilities, Clearpoint’s Hispanic Centers for Financial Excellence (HCFE) in Atlanta and Miami, and financial counseling and education for military-affiliated individuals and their families.

Fritos® Partners With Carry the Load to Salute Our Nation's Heroes

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PLANO, Texas, May 24, 2019 /3BL Media/-- Fritos®, the flagship brand of PepsiCo's Frito-Lay division, is teaming up with Carry The Load, a non-profit dedicated to providing active, meaningful ways to honor and celebrate the sacrifices made by our nation's heroes, to produce nearly 22 million specially marked bags to honor past and present heroes. The number of bags is symbolic in that it represents the total members who have served in the American military throughout history (including active-duty).

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