The national nonprofit Living Lands & Waters began its MillionTrees Project in 2007 by collecting and planting acorns. The group harvests the growing saplings and partners with communities and companies like General Motors to meet its ambitious goal – growing 1 million trees across the United States. This year, 27 GM facilities in seven states are taking part, providing more than 25,000 oak trees to employees and their families for Earth Day and Arbor Day plantings.
More than 700,000 K-12 Students and Teachers Participated in Nation’s Leading Recycling Competition
STAMFORD, Conn., March 23, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Bon Air Elementary School of Kokomo, Indiana, was crowned today as the national champion of Keep America Beautiful’s Recycle-Bowl, the national recycling competition for elementary-, middle- and high-school students, teachers and school communities.
PLAINFIELD, Ind., February 8, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Duke Energy has recognized four Greater Lafayette leaders with its Difference Maker award. They are among 10 statewide who have received the honor so far this year.
What, exactly, do millennials want out of a future employer? Which social issues mean the most to them? And how do they want to spend their volunteer time?
AT&T recently wrapped up a first-of-its-kind Masters of Business Administration (MBA) challenge with the University of Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business that tackled these kinds of questions – and then some.
Fieldtrip included included meeting with employees and the lineoff event
Some Indiana high-school students had an opportunity to be part of to what is probably one of the most exciting events for automotive manufacturers: the lineoff event.
The 12 high-school students from Greensburg City Schools and the Minority Engineering Program of Indianapolis witnessed — the first U.S.-made Honda Civic drive off the manufacturing line floor at Honda Manufacturing of Indiana (HMIN). They also toured the manufacturing facility with young minority engineers, who answered questions about going to school, getting a job and potential career paths at Honda.
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 Blueberry Festival is one of the oldest festivals in Indiana and typically draws 600,000 people every year over the Labor Day Weekend. Republic Services of Culver, Indiana has provided recycling and waste collection services for the community for many years and is a proud supporter of the Blueberry Festival. Republic provided their services during the festival, including supplying front load packers and roll-offs for collecting the festival recycling and trash. On average, approximately five tons of recycling if collected over the holiday weekend.
Clarksville, Ind., Auction to Host Cruisin’ For Wishes Car Show on May 16, 2015
CLARKSVILLE, Ind., May 5, 2015 /3BL Media/ - To continue its support of the community, Manheim Louisville and its employees will host the Cruisin’ for Wishes car show and fundraiser on May 16 that will benefit Make-A-Wish® Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana. While this is the auction’s second annual car, truck and bike show, it’s the first year it benefits the Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana chapter of Make-A-Wish.