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Duke Energy Foundation Empowers Florida Students, Teachers and Workforce Through $1.56 Million in Grants

Summary: 
  • 2018 education grants to benefit 46 organizations
  • Gift doubled with matching funds from state of Florida's School District Education Foundation
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  • 2018 education grants to benefit 46 organizations
  • Gift doubled with matching funds from state of Florida's School District Education Foundation

How Sea Oats Make Beautiful Beaches Possible

With their deep roots, sea oats protect sand dunes and the beaches we enjoy
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As enchanting as coastal sea oats look, their golden tassels dancing in the ocean breeze from Florida’s Panhandle to North Carolina’s Outer Banks, what lies hidden beneath the sand is even more magical.

The roots of this dainty-looking grass extend as deep as 5 feet below the surface, and literally anchor the dunes in place.

For the fragile barrier islands, sea oats are the first line of defense.

Duke Energy Florida Nears Completion of State-of-the-art Natural Gas Plant

Summary: 
  • The 1,640-megawatt natural gas plant in Citrus County will provide reliable energy to 1.8 million customers across 35 counties

  • New plant will further reduce carbon emissions, allow retirement of coal-fired units

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  • The 1,640-megawatt natural gas plant in Citrus County will provide reliable energy to 1.8 million customers across 35 counties

  • New plant will further reduce carbon emissions, allow retirement of coal-fired units

Astellas Employees Prepare Meals for Safe House Residents

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Our employees recently prepared approximately 65 meals for the women & children of @Safehouse_FL, a shelter for those surviving domestic abuse. Read about one of their previous experiences volunteering with this organization: http://bit.ly/2o3iEJq 

Duke Energy's Commitment to Florida Communities Amplified by More than $5 Million of Grant Funding in 2017

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Includes $1M for Hurricane Irma relief across Florida and $1M in resources for United Way Suncoast's Campbell Park initiative in St. Petersburg.

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Includes $1M for Hurricane Irma relief across Florida and $1M in resources for United Way Suncoast's Campbell Park initiative in St. Petersburg.

Duke Energy Florida Expands Solar in the Sunshine State with Completion of Suwannee Facility

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  • Providing customers with carbon-free energy from nearly 9-megawatt solar power plant on 70 acres in Suwannee County
  • Company plans to develop up to 700 megawatts of solar by 2021
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  • Providing customers with carbon-free energy from nearly 9-megawatt solar power plant on 70 acres in Suwannee County
  • Company plans to develop up to 700 megawatts of solar by 2021

Celebrate the National Dog Show Presented by Purina® and Help Raise Funds for Hurricane Relief by Sharing What Makes Your Pet the Best

Andy Cohen, host & executive producer of "Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen," and his dog, Wacha, team up to encourage pet owners to join Purina's #DogThanking movement.
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ST. LOUIS, November 21, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- Millions of people and pets were affected by hurricanes which struck Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico earlier this year. To help raise funds to support hurricane victims and their pets, and to help celebrate the National Dog Show Presented by Purina® and the Thanksgiving holiday, Purina invites pet lovers across the United States to share what makes their pet the best through its annual #DogThanking initiative.

Tupperware Brands Recognized for Accelerating Gender Diversity in the Boardroom

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Tupperware Brands was recognized at the Women Executive Leadership Corporate Salute 2017, which honored Florida's Top Companies for accelerating Gender Diversity in the Boardroom and C-suite. Tupperware Brands received the 2017 Elevate Award and Lillian Garcia, EVP/Chief HR Officer delivered the key note address.

View the complete list of honorees here 

Habitat for Humanity to Aid More Than 6,000 Families in Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico in Long-Term Housing Recovery

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HOUSTON, October 17, 2017 /3BL Media/ — Habitat for Humanity is commencing the long-term phase of its Habitat Hammers Back hurricane recovery initiative, pledging to help more than 6,000 families across regions impacted by hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria.

The nonprofit housing leader is seeking to raise $100 million to support the repair, rebuilding and new construction of homes to assist low- and moderate-income families in Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico.

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