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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
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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.

The Venetian and The Palazzo Team Member Attends 2018 Amnesty International’s Annual General Meeting

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The Venetian and The Palazzo Team Member Biar Atem recently attended Amnesty International USA’s Annual General Meeting in Washington, DC as a “Build Bridges” panel member to empower Amnesty members to advocate for refugees and human rights. 

SC Johnson Awards $100,000 to Racine-Area Schools, Continuing Commitment to Literacy

Company Celebrates Winners of Racine Wonders Literacy Program Essay Competition
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RACINE, Wis., May 8, 2018 /3BL Media/ – SC Johnson today announced the winners of a student essay competition and awarded $100,000 to Racine-area schools as part of the company’s longstanding commitment to literacy. The results were announced at a celebration event for the company’s Racine Wonders literacy program, which kicked off in January 2018 with distribution of the book “Wonder” to 9,000 area students. SC Johnson also surprised the 250 students in attendance with Kindle Fire tablets to further encourage a love of reading.

The 22nd Annual Viacommunity Day Was All Good, All Around (the Globe)

by Lisa Di Venuta
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Friday, April 20 was truly a global day of giving. Nearly 4,000 employees from 25 different regions around the world contributed ideas, talent and compassion to more than 125 projects in local communities for the 22nd annual Viacommunity Day, a celebration of the company’s values and commitment to giving back.

We Lost Our Pigtails for National Foster Care Month

Dine with Wendy’s May 8 to Support Children in Foster Care
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A brand’s logo is a critical piece of a company’s visual ID. As you can imagine, building a brand is no small feat - advertisers, team members, agency partners and more pore over concepts. Books, papers and courses are dedicated to the art of making a memorable logo. And if you want to make changes to a logo, it typically takes months if not years – and for good reason.

Why, then, did we, Wendy’s®, remove the well-known pigtailed girl (or as we call it, the cameo) from our cup?

RoboZone TV | Consumers Energy CEO Patti Poppe on FIRST Championship Detroit

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RoboZone TV interviews Consumers Energy President and CEO, Patti Poppe, on the excitement and importance of FIRST Robotics.  

Watch the interview here.

Five Elementary School Students Compete in 2018 Sodexo Future Chefs Final Challenge

Nationwide voting begins Monday, April 23 to select the national 2018 Sodexo Future Chefs Champion
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., April 23, 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., today announces the five student semi-finalists in the 2018 Sodexo Future Chefs Challenge. This year, elementary school students from Sodexo-served school districts across the United States accepted the challenge to create healthy Asian-Inspired recipes that children or adults will enjoy.

Today is Talk With Our Kids About Money Day!

From coast to coast to coast, hundreds of thousands of young people are talking about money today in classrooms and homes across Canada.
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Carlos Lejneiks Wins The 2018 American Express Leadership Academy Alumni Award

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And the winner of the 2018 American Express Leadership Academy Alumni Award is… Carlos Lejneiks!

The president and CEO of Big Brothers & Big Sisters (BBBS) of Essex, Hudson and Union Counties took over the then struggling agency in 2008. Within four years, he went from serving approximately 100 youth to serving more than 1,000.  Under his leadership, BBBS has received numerous awards from local, state and national organizations. 

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