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Keep America Beautiful’s Graffiti Prevention Grant Awards Presented to Seven Local Organizations

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STAMFORD, Conn., Oct. 21, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful (KAB) today announced the winners of the 2013 Graffiti Hurts® Grant Program. This year, KAB provided four $2,500 cash grants as well as two $2,500 paint supply certificates from The Sherwin-Williams Company. Q-Star also provided a FlashCAM, valued at $6,995, to one deserving recipient. The FlashCAM is a deterrent system effective in preventing illegal trespassing during hours it most often occurs.

$2,500 cash grant recipients:

4 Ways Kids Can Spot and Stop Cybercriminals

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October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month and it’s a great time to teach their kids how to stay away from cybercriminals.  Kids are not usually the target of cybercriminals, but kids do gather online where hackers and identity thieves lay their traps.  Here are 4 ways they may fall into those traps and how they can stop them in their tracks:

1. Online Searches.

Accenture Awards Concern Worldwide an Additional US$3.25 Million to Equip Farmers with Agriculture & Management Skills in Zambia and Malawi

Grant is part of Accenture’s corporate citizenship initiative, Skills to Succeed
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DUBLIN, October 17, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Accenture and Concern Worldwide today announced that Accenture and Accenture Foundations have awarded Concern an additional grant of US$3.25 million to continue its conservation farming programs in Zambia and Malawi. This grant will build on an established agri-business skills training program, which educates and assists farmers and communities in sustainable farming practices.

What We’re Reading: YouTube Cleans Up, CA Restricts Ads to Kids, Social Media According to Kids

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To help you keep up with what’s going on with kids, families, schools, and technology, we’ve compiled a list of stories, tips, and insights, we’ve found most useful over the past week.  What have you been reading? Tell us below or Tweet @TrendISKF.

2008-2012: Tracking Adobe's Impact in the Community

Posted by: Michelle Yates, Director of Corporate Responsibility for Adobe; Executive Director of the Adobe Foundation
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We recently published Adobe’s Corporate Responsibility Five-Year Data Summary and a new interactive data visualization that highlights the change in some of our key Corporate Responsibility (CR) metrics over the past five years. Our CR programs continue to grow as we expand and define new areas where we can have a positive impact. We’re pleased to share our progress.

TEDxYouth@Montreal Announces Sponsors For 2013 Event

Montreal’s Vigilant Global among companies who will help inspire teens
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October 16, 2013 /3BL Media/ - TEDxYouth @ Montreal, an organization that holds events designed to empower and inspire young people, announced its sponsors for its upcoming second annual event geared towards youth aged 11 to 17. The event will take place on November 16 and will coincide with both Universal Children’s Day and TEDx Youth Day where countless similar events will take place worldwide that weekend.

Murray-Area Resident Art Pasker Receives 2013 “Maytag Dependable Leader” Award

Award recognizes Boys & Girls Club professionals and volunteers who exemplify leadership and dependability with $20,000 grant for their club
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MURRAY,UT, OCT. 9, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Maytag® brand and Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) announce that Art Pasker has been named a “2013 Maytag Dependable Leader” in recognition for his demonstrated commitment to dependability and dedication to keeping youth on the path to achieve great futures.

Microsoft Publishes Its Annual Citizenship Report for Fiscal Year 2013

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Microsoft’s corporate mission is to help businesses and people around the world realize their full potential. On Monday, we released the 2013 Citizenship Report, which describes our citizenship work in support of our company’s mission during the last fiscal year and shares our vision for what’s to come.

Together with our annual financial report, which was also released Monday, it provides a full accounting of our fiscal and citizenship priorities and performance.

Here are a few highlights:

Seven Days Left to Register for the “Recycle-Bowl” School Recycling Competition

Keep America Beautiful Offers Recycling Educational Resources Within A Fun Competition; Register by Oct. 15 to be Eligible for Cash Prizes
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STAMFORD, Conn., Oct. 7, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful’s Recycle-Bowl competition for elementary, middle- and high-school students, now in its third year, was created in partnership with Nestlé® Pure Life® to increase school recycling participation and teach students about recycling and environmental responsibility.

Whittier-Area Resident Jarred Pena Receives 2013 “Maytag Dependable Leader” Award

Award recognizes Boys & Girls Club professionals and volunteers who exemplify leadership and dependability with $20,000 grant for their club
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WHITTIER, CA, OCT. 1, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Maytag® brand and Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) announce that Jarred Peña has been named a “2013 Maytag Dependable Leader” in recognition for his demonstrated commitment to dependability and dedication to keeping youth on the path to achieve great futures.

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