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FCA Community: Teaching Boys to Break Free From the Hashtag and Take Action

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The old saying goes, it takes a village to raise a child.

Unfortunately, Carlton Honey did not have a village growing up. His father worked four jobs and his mother was quite ill, and he made some poor decisions.

A pastor and father to three now, Carlton spends his spare time building a village around boys who have behavioral issues. As a leader in Beyond Hashtags, an afterschool program designed to inspire, motivate and change the lives of young men, Carlton works to equip them with strong life skills through transparent leadership.

Students Top Off Energy-Efficient Experience With Pizzas

SCE’s Foodservice Technology Center recently hosted students from Chino and Chino Hills High Schools for a course in maximizing kitchen space.
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Students from Chino High School and Chino Hills High School may not have felt like they were in a classroom, especially since they got to make their own pizzas and eat them afterward.

But that’s exactly what they got: a lesson in energy-efficiency and maximizing the space in your kitchen.

These culinary students recently toured Southern California Edison’s Foodservice Technology Center and learned about the latest in energy-efficient kitchen equipment, including induction ranges, steamers and rapid cook ovens.

Ten Tips to Celebrate Keep America Beautiful Month

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It’s April – and that means it’s Keep America Beautiful® Month!

You don’t have to wait until Earth Day to join us and our more than 600 state and community-based affiliates, local partners, businesses, public officials and millions of volunteers to celebrate Keep America Beautiful Month.

Here are 10 ways to #DoBeautifulThings and help Keep America Beautiful fulfill a vision in which every community is a clean, green and beautiful place to live this month and every month:

Arrow Electronics Engineers Mentor Aspiring Women Scientists

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DENVER, March 25, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Earlier this month, Arrow Electronics engineers Grace Doepker and Maddie Eyolfson served as mentors at Girls and Science, an annual education event that inspires girls to pursue careers in STEAM (science, technology, engineering, the arts and math).

Millions of Volunteers Will Transform Public Spaces Into Beautiful Places During the Keep America Beautiful Great American Cleanup

National Nonprofit Launches 2019 Great America Cleanup on First Day of Spring; Nation’s Largest Community Improvement Program
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STAMFORD, Conn., March 20, 2019 /3BL Media/ – It’s the first day of spring, which means it’s time to kick off the annual Keep America Beautiful®Great American Cleanup®, the nation’s largest community improvement program.

Discovery Education and LG Electronics USA Celebrate “International Day of Happiness” Discussing Science-Based Practices to Achieve Sustainable Happiness

Student and Educators Celebrate International Day of Happiness by joining Day of Learning Twitter Chat to Explore the Science Behind Happiness
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SILVER SPRING, Md., March 19, 2019 /3BL Media/ — In celebration of the International Day of Happiness, LG Electronics USA and Discovery Education, the leading provider of standards-aligned digital curriculum resources, engaging content, and professional learning for K-12 classrooms, today announced the International Day of Happiness Day of Learning – a nationwide, day-long conversation designed to create meaningful dialogue around the importance of happiness and deliver new resources and tips for practicing happiness skills with teachers, students and families.

Newark, Delaware’s Kirk Middle School Claims Keep America Beautiful Recycle-Bowl Title

More than 260,000 K-12 students and teachers participated in Keep America Beautiful’s national recycling competition
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STAMFORD, Conn., March 19, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Kirk Middle School of Newark, Delaware, today was crowned national champion of the Keep America Beautiful® Recycle-Bowl, the national recycling competition for K-12 students, teachers and school communities.

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.

Hormel Foods Hosts Three Student Winners of its Annual MLK Essay Contest

Hormel Foods employees commemorate MLK Day and Black History Month with an essay competition for elementary and middle school students from across the country
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March 12, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Three winners of the eighth annual Hormel Foods MLK essay contest visited the Hormel Foods corporate offices today to read their winning essays to company employees. The students – Patrick Brown from Little Rock, Ark., Blessyn Champ from Minneapolis, Minn., and Ben Kim from Atlanta, Ga. – claimed the top honors among hundreds of entries from 19 different schools this year. Their visit to the corporate office marks the second time the company has invited essay winners in for a reading.

Keep America Beautiful Great American Cleanup Launches With Keep the Tennessee River Beautiful and Local Partners

March 15: Kickoff of "Tennessee River Grand Slam Cleanup" Across the Expanse of the Tennessee River
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STAMFORD, Conn., March 6, 2019 /3BL Media/ — This March, Keep the Tennessee River Beautiful (KTNRB) will launch the "Tennessee River Grand Slam Cleanup," bringing four major cleanups spanning 400-plus river miles in four weeks.

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