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Rebuilding Together Baltimore Gets Ready for National Rebuilding Day

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This April, Rebuilding Together Baltimore will provide critical repairs to 20 homes with the help of over 500 volunteers on National Rebuilding Day, April 25. Volunteers will be working in two target neighborhoods- Woodbourne-McCabe and North Point Village.

Caesars Entertainment Receives LEED Certifications for New Developments

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LAS VEGASOct. 27, 2014 /3BLMedia/ -- Guests at two of Caesars Entertainment's newest developments will now enjoy the latest in gaming and entertainment amenities in U.S.

Baltimore Chevrolet Dealers Fund New Uniforms and Athletic Equipment for Youth in Greater Baltimore Area

Partnership With National Recreation and Park Association to Enhance Youth Sports Programs in Baltimore and Serve More Youth in the Community
Press Release

October 6, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Baltimore Chevrolet Dealers have partnered with CBS EcoMedia through its WellnessAd program to support Youth Sports Programs in Greater Baltimore through partnership with the National Recreation and Park Association. Funding will support the distribution of much-needed new uniforms and sports equipment to programs in Hartford, Howard and Cecil Counties, and Baltimore City. The programs aim to engage youth in after-school activities and empower them to build and hone the values and skills they need to achieve positive outcomes.

Rebuilding Together's 2014 Tradesperson of the Year: Meet the Finalists

Summary: 

Meet six Skilled Trades Professionals who use their talent and resources in service to their community, then vote for one to win!

  • Nominations accepted through 8/21/14
  • Public voting runs through 9/21/14
  • Winner receives a $5,000 Lowe's Home Improvement gift card
  • Winner announced 10/23/14 at the Remodeling Show | Deck Expo | JLC Live in Baltimore
  • DIY Network hosts Chris Grundy and Kayleen McCabe will join MyFixItUpLife to announce the winner
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Meet six Skilled Trades Professionals who use their talent and resources in service to their community, then vote for one to win!

  • Nominations accepted through 8/21/14
  • Public voting runs through 9/21/14
  • Winner receives a $5,000 Lowe's Home Improvement gift card
  • Winner announced 10/23/14 at the Remodeling Show | Deck Expo | JLC Live in Baltimore
  • DIY Network hosts Chris Grundy and Kayleen McCabe will join MyFixItUpLife to announce the winner

One Week Left to Nominate a Community-Minded Trades Professional

Summary: 

Nominate someone to be our 2014 Tradesperson of the Year!

  • Nominations accepted through 8/21/14
  • Winner receives a $5,000 Lowe's Home Improvement gift card
  • Winner announced 10/23/14 at the Remodeling Show | Deck Expo | JLC Live in Baltimore
  • DIY Network hosts Chris Grundy and Kayleen McCabe will join MyFixItUpLife to announce the winner
Multimedia with summary

Nominate someone to be our 2014 Tradesperson of the Year!

  • Nominations accepted through 8/21/14
  • Winner receives a $5,000 Lowe's Home Improvement gift card
  • Winner announced 10/23/14 at the Remodeling Show | Deck Expo | JLC Live in Baltimore
  • DIY Network hosts Chris Grundy and Kayleen McCabe will join MyFixItUpLife to announce the winner

#DardenDigest: Straight from the Garden

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In the spring, the Darden Foundation and the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) announced fifteen communities that were awarded a Grow Your Park grant. The primary goal of these grants is to benefit low-income families through the donation of locally grown fruits and vegetables. One of the grant recipients, Baltimore City Recreation and Parks (BCRP), recently held an event to celebrate and debut one of its community gardens that is having meaningful impact on the community.

Continue reading at Darden Digest

Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation, Baltimore Ravens, UnitedHealthcare and CBS EcoMedia celebrate grand opening of the Park Heights Youth Development Park

Baltimore Ravens lead youth football clinic for local students
Press Release

BALTIMORE, Nov. 12, 2013 /3BL Media/ – The Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation, Baltimore Ravens and UnitedHealthcare today celebrated the grand opening of the Park Heights Youth Development Park with a special ribbon-cutting. The construction and development of the park was made possible thanks to funding by UnitedHealthcare through its participation in the CBS EcoMedia WellnessAd program.

Fast Company Features Sappi's Ideas that Matter Grant Program in an Article on MICA's Design Collaboration with Real Food Farm

A Mobile Farmers Market, Created By Design Students
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A Mobile Farmers Market, Created By Design Students

Ariel Schwartz, Fast Company

August 7, 2013

Connecting a Baltimore food desert with a nearby farm takes only a truck, but this specially designed food transport vehicle makes the process a lot easier.

Ravens' Chris Canty Speaking out at Seminar to Prevent Domestic Violence

Defensive lineman partnering with Verizon Foundation, A Call to Men for seminar with coaches to prevents
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The Baltimore Sun gave readers a preview of what participants could expect from the April 16th, A Call To Coaches: Your Voice Counts training  - a seminar to help coaches combat domestic violence by teaching athletes to be men of good character. 

By Aaron Wilson

Ravens defensive lineman Chris Canty plans to deliver a strong message to hundreds of middle school, high school, college and youth coaches to try to prevent domestic violence.

Recyclebank Executives to Keynote at Net Impact Conference

Executives reflect on the partnerships and digital experiences accelerating social impact
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Recyclebank CEO Jonathan Hsu will deliver a keynote at the Net Impact Conference on Friday, Oct. 26, in Baltimore, Md. The speech will reflect on the Recyclebank/Waste Management collaboration, which brings together Waste Management’s curbside collection infrastructure -- the largest in the nation -- with Recyclebank's vast online community and incentive platform, enhancing growth prospects for both companies and motivating and mobilizing more people, communities and schools to recycle.

Net Impact attendees will also have the opportunity for a deeper dive with Recyclebank representatives in various other sessions focused on the collaboration, product experience and digital strategies that are spurring consumers to make more sustainable choices for a greater impact.

As the premier event for social entrepreneurs, both established and aspiring, the Net Impact Conference will explore the various strategies to most effectively initiate environmental and social impact through their careers and daily lives. For more information on the conference, please visit: http://netimpact.zerista.com/.

Press Release

Recyclebank CEO Jonathan Hsu will deliver a keynote at the Net Impact Conference on Friday, Oct. 26, in Baltimore, Md. The speech will reflect on the Recyclebank/Waste Management collaboration, which brings together Waste Management’s curbside collection infrastructure -- the largest in the nation -- with Recyclebank's vast online community and incentive platform, enhancing growth prospects for both companies and motivating and mobilizing more people, communities and schools to recycle.

Net Impact attendees will also have the opportunity for a deeper dive with Recyclebank representatives in various other sessions focused on the collaboration, product experience and digital strategies that are spurring consumers to make more sustainable choices for a greater impact.

As the premier event for social entrepreneurs, both established and aspiring, the Net Impact Conference will explore the various strategies to most effectively initiate environmental and social impact through their careers and daily lives. For more information on the conference, please visit: http://netimpact.zerista.com/.

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