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My Special Aflac Duck® Taking Flight in Arizona

BY JESSICA ESKEW
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For 65 years, Aflac has had the extraordinary opportunity and privilege to help provide peace of mind to individuals who have our supplemental insurance policies. Though many things have changed over the decades, one thing has not: Aflac is committed to being there when people need us most.

The Importance of Putting People First During COVID-19

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Tina McCorkindale, Ph.D., APR, President and CEO, Institute for Public Relations

Steve Cody, Founder and CEO, Peppercomm, IPR Chair

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Tina McCorkindale, Ph.D., APR, President and CEO, Institute for Public Relations

Steve Cody, Founder and CEO, Peppercomm, IPR Chair

Atlanta Residents and Businesses Continue Acts of Kindness Amid the COVID-19 Outbreak

By Everett Catts @NeighborEverett
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sanitizer shortages by replacing a key ingredient — isopropanol, which was experiencing supply issues — with fuel-grade ethanol, which is readily available. The Georgia Tech team had been the recipient of a donation from insurance provider Aflac Inc., and they needed help getting their formula from the lab bench to the production floor.

1.8 Million Face Shields Delivered to Protect Medical Workers from Covid-19

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Personal initiatives by a pediatrician and by researchers to make face shields for medical workers have transformed into an industry collaboration that by June had delivered 1.8 million shields to hospitals and other organizations around the country with plans to produce 2.5 million all total. A $2 million donation from Aflac Incorporated for personal protective equipment (PPE) financed the bulk of the shields.

Alpharetta Teen Gets Surprise Parade to Celebrate Last Chemo Treatment

INSPIRE ATLANTA
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By Nancy Clanton, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

“It was super hard,” to keep her son from finding out, Kelli Daniels said, “but I used my resources.”

Statement from Aflac Chairman and CEO Daniel P. Amos on the Passing of Civil Rights Icon John Lewis

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COLUMBUS, Ga., July 24, 2020 /3BL Media/ - "As our country continues its long journey toward racial equality for all, the entire Aflac family mourns the loss of Congressman John Lewis — a true giant, unabashed pioneer of the civil rights movement, and constant stalwart for driving fairness and justice.

In Good Company: 50 U.S. Businesses That Stood Out During the Pandemic

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BY KERRI ANNE RENZULLI , HANK GILMAN , SAM HILL AND SUSAN MCPHERSON

Dan Amos
Aflac
Columbus, GA

Amos and his wife, Kathleen, gave $1 million to Piedmont Columbus Regional Hospital. With an additional publicly-raised $900,000-plus, the result was a fifth-floor renovation with an additional 36 beds for COVID-19 patients and much needed mask and PPE purchases.

Redesigning Hand Sanitizer and Donating 7,000 Gallons to Fight Covid-19

By Ben Brumfield
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The Georgia Tech team garnered funding through a donation from insurer Aflac Incorporated allocated through the Global Center for Medical Innovation (GCMI), a Georgia Tech affiliated non-profit organization that guides new experimental medical solutions to market. Aflac’s gift of $2 million through GCMI has also expedited the development, production, and purchase of other PPE to donate to health care workers.

AFLAC Donates 10,000 Face Shields to Montgomery County EMA

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AFLAC donated 10,000 face shields to the Montgomery County Emergency Management Agency on June 8 – a donation that started with a concerned doctor’s comment to her husband.

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