Award presented at the inaugural Forbes Reinventing America Summit
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CHICAGO, IL, March 28, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Samsung Electronics North America today presented the Forbes Excellence Award for Education to Aragon Burlingham, Founder and President of We Teach Science Foundation. David Steel, Executive Vice President of Samsung Electronics North America, presented the award at the inaugural Forbes Reinventing America Summit held in Chicago, IL, from March 26-March 28, 2014.
Aramark and Casa Central in Chicago partnered for Global Volunteer Day to improve local children's health and wellness.
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Recognizing the health and wellness issues faced by children around the world, Aramark extended its health and wellness platform and commitment, Healthy For Life™, into underserved communities on March 19 for the company’s inaugural Global Volunteer Day. At Casa Central in the Humboldt Park neighborhood of Chicago, more than 150 Chicagoland employees joined colleagues in an effort to provide children and families with better access to healthy food, nutritional education and active play and physical activity spaces.
As part of first annual Global Volunteer Day, more than 150 Aramark employees create Healthy For Life™ zone
Chicago, IL, March 19, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Young children in Chicago are battling many health and wellness issues, including considerably higher obesity rates than low-income children of the same age both state and nationwide, according to the Consortium to Lower Obesity in Chicago Children (CLOCC).
Following the lead of mayors and governors across the country, last month the President announced energy as a priority for the year. By focusing on energy management, organizations are contributing to the transformation of energy use in the country, saving billions in energy costs and cutting greenhouse gas emissions.
Grants support ongoing engagement, innovation in education, arts and culture, civic, environment and health and human services
CHICAGO, Dec. 10, 2013 /3BL Media / -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] will make five $50,000 grants to Chicago-area leaders as part of its annual Game Changer Awards, which recognize individuals who have created innovative programs and initiatives to benefit Chicago communities. The grants will fund each organization's ongoing work.
2012 Bank of America Chicago Marathon Grew More Than 11 Percent, Providing the Equivalent of 1,685 Jobs
September 6, 2013 /3BL Media/ - The Bank of America Chicago Marathon contributes an estimated $243.46 million in total business activity to the Chicago economy, according to a new economic impact report. The independent study was conducted by University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign’s Regional Economics Applications Laboratory and announced today by Bank of America. Figures indicate an 11 percent growth over the 2011 Bank of America Chicago Marathon’s economic impact of $219.7 million.