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Duke Energy Partners with Indiana Schoolchildren to Build Rain and Butterfly Gardens at Floyd County Park

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About 30 volunteers from Duke Energy paired with Floyd County third- and fourth-graders to create rain and butterfly gardens at Kevin Hammersmith Memorial Park, Floyd County’s new 35-acre park.

Discovery Education and 3M Announce National Finalists in Young Scientist Challenge

Ten young inventors compete for $25,000 and the title of ‘America’s Top Young Scientist’ in the nation’s premier science competition
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Silver Spring, MD, Thursday, June 21, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Young minds dream big, and when given the opportunity, they have the innate ability to spark change for the betterment of communities large and small. Today, Discovery Education (@DiscoveryEd) and 3M (@3M) announced 10 finalists from across America as part of its Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge (#YoungScientist).

Arrow Electronics Ignites Entrepreneurial Spirit in Denver Youth

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For the fifth year, Arrow Electronics was the presenting sponsor of Junior Achievement (JA) Business Week. JA Business Week, a week-long camp for high school students, allows teens to explore leadership concepts and build confidence alongside Denver’s business leaders. The unique project-based program focuses on practical applications and real-world problem solving.

A Recipe for Effective Hashtag Activism: A Conversation with Susan McPherson, Founder & CEO of McPherson Strategies

What do organizations need to know about creating effective, sustainable social media campaigns?
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In this episode of the Champions for Social Good podcast, Rachel Hutchisson, vice president of Corporate Citizenship and Philanthropy at Blackbaud, speaks with Susan McPherson, founder and CEO of McPherson Strategies, about how organizations can effectively leverage social media activism to advance a cause.  Download on iTunes now!

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
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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. 

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