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Hanes Hosiery Donates More Than a Quarter of a Million Face Masks to Support Arkansas Emergency Management

263,000 face masks manufactured in Clarksville, Arkansas, will be distributed to organizations throughout the state in response to the COVID-19 pandemic
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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Nov. 19, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Committed to doing its part to help during the COVID-19 pandemic, Hanes Hosiery has donated 263,000 seamless face masks produced in Clarksville, Arkansas, to the Arkansas Division of Emergency Management.

The division, which provides efficient resources in response to emergencies and disasters impacting the region, will distribute the face masks to the Arkansas Department of Health and Department of Education, and to other local organizations providing aid to residents and essential workers during the pandemic.

Funkee's Cafe: Sustainability with a Side of Gelato

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MARION, Ark., July 31, 2017 / 3BL Media - Funkee’s Café (Funkee’s) opened its doors in Marion, Arkansas in October of 2015. Funkee’s was founded by business owner, Mary Singer. The cafe serves a wide range of delicious and authentic Italian delicacies, such as Gelato and gourmet coffees as well as a variety of freshly made locally grown herbs for salads and deli sandwiches.   

A Conversation About Impact

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AT&T has long been a City Year champion, investing both in the national organization, as well as the community of Little Rock, Arkansas. As a team sponsor for four years, they have had an impact on many students, including this year’s senior class valedictorian, Hillary.

CITGO Partners with Muscular Dystrophy Association in Arkansas to Raise Nearly $30,000

Funds from Passport to a Cure Event Will Support Research and Local Families Dealing with Neuromuscular Disease
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LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Dec. 14, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Continuing to fuel good in local communities and build on its long-term commitment to the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA), CITGO Petroleum Corporation, along with its local Marketers and Retailers, recently supported the MDA Arkansas chapter’s Hollywood-themed Passport to a Cure event, raising nearly $30,000 benefiting research and local families dealing with neuromuscular disease. The MDA currently provides services for more than 800 people throughout the state of Arkansas. 
 

The United Crops of America

By Brandie Piper, Monsanto Corporate Engagement
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The United States has a diverse climate and the ability to grow all kinds of crops throughout the country. And while farmers in most of the United States grow a lot of corn, soybeans, wheat and cotton (these crops, called “commodity” or “row” crops, account for almost 240 million acres of the 325 million acres planted to crops), farmers also grow a wide range of fruits and vegetables, from apples to lettuce to pumpkins, and everything in between.

The Business Case for Social Leadership: Companies Protest Indiana and Arkansas Laws - The Minute

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Protests against laws in Indiana and Arkansas that could allow discrimination against gay couples are coming from a broad spectrum of the business community. Tech companies like Apple, Salesforce.com, Twitter, Yelp, and Square, not known for their public engagement with social issues, have spoken out against the laws. Business-as-usual NASCAR and the NCAA, which is headquartered in Indianapolis, have voiced their concern. Eli Lilly and Angie’s List, both also headquartered in Indianapolis, have announced their opposition.

Taco Bell Food Truck Coming to Faulkner County

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FAULKNER COUNTY, AR - Taco Bell team members are bringing free tacos to Faulkner County later this week to feed tornado relief workers, victims and community members in Mayflower and Vilonia.

The Taco Truck continually makes its way across the United States and will be making a detour in its normal schedule to visit the tornado-ravaged towns. 

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AT&T Provides Assistance to Communities Affected by Tornadoes

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By Amanda Chiampi, Director of Citizenship & Sustainability, Southwest Region

Last weekend a series of tornados wreaked havoc on communities in the Southeast and Midwest, leaving a path of destruction in their wake. Our thoughts and prayers go out to those affected at this difficult time. While we can never truly replace that which has been lost, we at AT&T are doing what we can to help the victims of these storms move forward.

Can Natural Gas Bring Back U.S. Factory Jobs?

Obama touted the energy boom in his State of the Union as fuel for economic revival.
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President Obama touted the energy boom in his State of the Union as fuel for economic revival, but can abundant natural gas really turn back the clock on more than three decades of economic change?
 
Some 7.5 million U.S. manufacturing jobs have been lost since the 1970s for reasons that are complex, but include cheap labor, lax environmental regulation, and subsidy and tax policies overseas. The cost of energy is certainly one factor in siting new factories, but is it a big enough bait to lure back the blue-collar jobs lost during the rise of globalization?

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