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The Drug Enforcement Administration and Discovery Education Name Grand Prize Winner of Operation Prevention Video Challenge

Utah teen to receive $10,000 for his public service announcement on dangers of youth opioid misuse.
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Washington D.C., Thursday, June 14, 2018 /3BL Media/ – The United States Drug Enforcement Administration, the DEA Educational Foundation and Discovery Education awarded Porter Christensen of Pine View High School in Utah (Washington County School District), the grand prize for the annual Operation Prevention Video Challenge.

The KFC Youth Foundation and StreetWork Partner to Help High Risk Youth in Australia

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Learn more about StreetWork, a partner of The KFC Youth Foundation, and the incredible work they do to help high risk youth in Australia.

Click here to learn more about the KFC Youth Foundation

Tetra Tech Continues to Advance STEM Around the World

Sharing our passion to help students spark an interest in science and engineering in 2018
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Tetra Tech’s Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Program aims to inspire students to learn about and develop an interest in STEM-related fields. Our program continues to grow, enabling our employees to share their knowledge and to spark a passion for innovation and problem solving with students in our local communities.

We are pleased to highlight some of the activities that our employees around the globe participated in early 2018.

French Inspired Menu Wins Sodexo Sponsored Kitchen Wars Challenge at Lakewood High School in New Jersey

Sodexo partnership with Lakewood Public School District focuses on culinary skills and creating awareness of healthy food
Press Release

GAITHERSBURG, Md., May 30, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Sodexo, a food services and facilities management company committed to improving Quality of Life and student nutrition to nearly 400 school districts throughout the U.S, recently hosted The Kitchen Wars Challenge for Lakewood High School students in Lakewood, New Jersey. Teams of seven submitted recipes to compete in the “At the Movies...” themed event. Chef G.

Addressing the Challenges Facing Our City’s Public Schools with ‘Principal for A Day’ – Connecting Students to Success!

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On Tuesday, May 8th, PENCIL, an organization devoted to ensuring the advancement of New York City students, made it possible for business professionals and school leaders to participate in a variety of activities that connected students to successful and caring adults. 

GRO1000 Milestone Reached: Thousandth Garden to Connect Children With Benefits of Nature

by Lindsay LaSala, Community and Foundation Relations Manager, ScottsMiracle-Gro
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We did it.

Eight years ago, we set a goal to help create 1,000 community gardens and greenspaces and connect more people to the life-enhancing benefits of gardens and greenspaces. This May, we’ll realize that goal with the dedication of the thousandth GRO1000 garden in Columbus, Ohio.

Promoting Healthy Lifestyles in and Outside the Company

As Medtronic receives national recognition for its focus on employee health, a partnership with the Minnesota Vikings is impacting the local community.
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When Medtronic decided to partner with the Minnesota Vikings this fall, the goal was simple — bring awareness to the importance of health and fitness.

“We know our medical devices and solutions exist to help people,” says Rob Clark, VP of Global Communications and Corporate Marketing at Medtronic. “It’s also important for everyone to make healthy choices and to be physically active. That’s why we’re doing this.”

“I am proud to work at a company that is bringing awareness to important issues,” said Kate Brickman.

Teens School Peers on Distracted Driving: There's No "Fine" Time to Text

Toyota TeenDrive365 Video Challenge Selects Winner from 1,300 Submissions in Nationwide PSA Competition
Press Release

Silver Spring, MD, Tuesday, May 22, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- To educate their peers on the dangers of distracted driving, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools high school seniors Kirklin “Mack” Hopkins (17) and Kellen Stadler (18) send a clear message: A single second can have life-long consequences.

The Venetian Hosts Youth Summit on Opioid Awareness

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On April 10, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), Las Vegas District Office hosted an “Opioid Youth Summit” for all high schools in Clark County at The Venetian. One thousand high school sophomores, who were selected as student leaders from each school, filed in to hear several speakers discuss opioid safety.

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