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Walmart and the Walmart Foundation Announce a Commitment of $50,000 for Disaster Relief After Devastating Tornadoes Hit Alabama and Georgia

Walmart and the Walmart Foundation commit cash and in-kind product donations to assist organizations with recovery and relief services
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BENTONVILLE, Ark., March 7, 2019 /3BL Media/ - In response to the multiple tornadoes that have impacted Alabama and Georgia, Walmart and the Walmart Foundation have committed to provide $50,000 in support through cash and product donations.

Republic Rewards Community Grant Program Honors Friends Of the Thomas B. Norton Library in Gulf Shores, Alabama

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Republic Services of Gulf Shores, Alabama presented the Friends Of the Thomas B. Norton Library with a $3,500 grant as part of their annual Republic Rewards Community Grant Program. The program recognizes local projects and individuals for their commitment towards environmental stewardship and activism. Honoring those that best demonstrate the ability to enhance the environment while making a sustainable impact in the community. The grant funds will benefit the Friends of the Thomas B.

Alabama Tissue Site Uses Waste to Help Farmers Grow Crops

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How can a paper mill help farmers to maintain healthy soil? By making papermaking residuals available to improve the health of soil.

SCA in Barton, Alabama, has started to provide a soil improver made from its residual solids. Nearby farmers have begun using the substance to improve the soil quality for growing crops. It’s a win-win: farmers improve their crops and SCA sends less solids to landfill.

Adventures Through Nepal: My Journey with National Geographic Student Expeditions

By: Claudia Reid, a rising senior from Southside High School in Alabama.
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This summer, DIRECTV, now part of the AT&T family, and FOX Networks (parent company of National Geographic) sent 4 amazing high school students from across the United States and Latin America on a National Geographic Student Expedition through the Nat Geo Mundo Explorer competition. These once-in-a-lifetime adventures took the 4 students on immersive learning trips, where they explored exciting destinations with National Geographic photographers, scientists and writers from

BMS Foundation Issues New RFP for Lung Cancer Programs in U.S.

Focus on Cancer Survivorship Care Models in Southeast States
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July 20, 2016 /3BL Media/ - The Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation’s Bridging Cancer CareTM initiative has announced a Request for Proposals (RFP) for projects to design, implement and evaluate new survivorship care models for patients with lung cancer.  Implementation must take place in Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and/or W. Virginia.

Lucy and the #CyberSenior Revolution

By Lauren Crooks, Senior at Arab High School in Arab, AL.
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Since last year, students like me who are part of the Alabama Association of the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America have been working with AT&T, the Alabama Department of Senior Services and the Alabama Department of Education to bring smartphone and tablet trainings to seniors across the state and to develop a curriculum for those trainings.

#GoingToBat Community Spotlight: David Robertson

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When David Robertson isn’t on the mound for the White Sox, he spends his time working with his foundation – High Socks for Hope.

Robertson and his wife, Erin, founded High Socks for Hope in 2011 after a tornado devastated his hometown of Tuscaloosa, Ala.  Originally founded to support victims of natural disasters, High Socks for Hope has spread its mission to helping the homeless, disabled veterans and families in crisis.

Zack Greinke, Josh Donaldson Receive 2015 Players Choice Awards

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Blue Jays third baseman Josh Donaldson and Diamondbacks pitcher Zack Greinke received their Players Choice Awards in pre-game ceremonies this weekend.

Greinke, who was presented with his 2015 NL Outstanding Pitcher award from D-Backs teammate and player rep Paul Goldschmidt on Saturday, was 19-3 with 200 strikeouts in 222 2/3 innings last season while leading the majors with a 1.66 ERA, a 9.3 WAR, 0.84 WHIP and a .231 on-base percentage allowed.

Exploring, and Learning, Across Borders

By Brynne Dunn, Senior Communications Manager, Corporate Social Responsibility, AT&T
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At AT&T we are passionate about supporting education beyond the classroom.

To me, world travel is one of the most impactful learning experiences you can have during your formative years. When I was 16, I was lucky enough to travel with a group of fellow students to a remote island off the coast of Panama to help build a new school. The four weeks I spent on Arritupo completely changed my perspective on the world and inspired me to pursue a career that would enable me to give back.

Booz Allen Engineers Showcase Virtual Reality Technology at Huntsville FIRST® Robotics Competition

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At this weekend’s Rocket City Regional FIRST® Robotics Competition, teams of dedicated high school students will showcase their hard work after an intense six weeks spent designing and building an original robot. Alongside these up-and-coming STEM professionals will be several more seasoned engineers who are representing strategy, technology and engineering company Booz Allen Hamilton, a sponsor of the event. 

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