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Senior Vice President of Corporate Social Responsibility with Scripps Networks has a Reputation for Getting Things Done

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Cindy McConkey, Senior Vice President of Corporate Social Responsibility with Scripps Networks has a reputation for getting things done. From the top of her to-do list....showing Chris Grundy and Matt Muenster how to use power tools during the Rebuilding Together event. 

Hope Springs Eternal: Spring Back Recycling

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“Two community problems addressed with a simple, yet brilliant idea.”

–Doug McMillon, CEO and President of Wal-mart Stores Inc., speaking about the Enactus Belmont University team in this video about the Spring Back Recycling Project, a mattress recycling program that provides employment opportunities for those in need.

Hope Springs Eternal: Mattress Recycling

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Doug McMillon, President and CEO of WalMart Stores, Inc. shows how Enactus students in the USA are breaking down mattresses and building up lives.

Enactus is an international non-profit organization that brings together student, academic and business leaders who are committed to using the power of entrepreneurial action to improve the quality of life and standard of living for people in need.

National Healthy Homes Conference Addresses Unsafe Housing

More than 1,000 Join HUD, Rebuilding Together, HGTV and DIY Network in Nashville May 28-31 to raise awareness and positive impact of safe and healthy housing
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NASHVILLE – May 28, 2014

WHAT:  More than 1,000 attendees are expected at this year’s National Healthy Homes Conference co-hosted by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Rebuilding Together, HGTV and DIY Network, National Center for Healthy Housing, Healthy Housing Solutions, Green and Healthy Homes Initiative and NeighborWorks America to raise awareness and demonstrate the positive impact of safe and healthy housing.

Hundreds of Rebuilding Together Volunteers to Revitalize 15 Homes in Cleveland and McFerrin Park Neighborhoods

National and local sponsors join Rebuilding Together for Building a Healthy Neighborhood project in East Nashville
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NASHVILLE, TN, May 27, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Hundreds of Rebuilding Together volunteers will descend upon the Cleveland and McFerrin Park neighborhoods May 29-31 to provide critical repairs to 15 homes, install a new playground and help revitalize the East Nashville community.

Global Volunteer Day Photos - Nashville

Aramark Global Volunteer Day encouraged healthy lifestyles for children in Nashville, TN.
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On March 19, Aramark extended its health and wellness commitment, Healthy For Life™, into underserved communities, including Nashville, during the company’s inaugural Global Volunteer Day. In Nashville, more than 125 employees partnered with the Martha O’Bryan Center to help provide children and families with better access to healthy food, nutritional education and active play and physical activity spaces. 

Aramark Volunteers Encourage Healthy Lifestyles for Children in Nashville

More than 125 area employees partner with Martha O’Bryan Center For first annual Global Volunteer Day
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Nashville, TN, March 19, 2014 /3BL Media/ - East Nashville is home to some of the city’s poorest housing communities with little access to healthy food and proper nutrition. The neighborhood is a USDA-designated food desert, one of five in the city of Nashville.

Two Local Nashville Agencies Work Toward Engaging Men To End Domestic Violence Against Women With Grant From Verizon

$40,000 Donation to Support Domestic Violence Prevention Efforts in Tennessee
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NASHVILLE, Tenn., October 31, 2013 /3BL Media/ - To coincide with Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM), Verizon has issued two grants to Nashville-area domestic violence agencies to engage men in ending domestic violence. The grants, which total $40,000, stem from the Verizon Foundation’s initiative to invest in organizations that provide domestic violence education, prevention, victim relief and empowerment resources.

Beyond the Apron goes Behind the Music

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Beyond the Apron Goes Behind the Music

Jarrett Mitchell, who everyone knows as Jay, is a Merchandising Execution Manager (MEM) for District 120 in Nashville, TN, and an undiscovered talent in The Home Depot’s sea of orange. In his spare time, he does Hip Hop.  According to him, he sings as a form of artistic expression and a therapeutic release – it gives him an outlet. He says he loves it and we think you will, too.

Battling Back Against Obesity: ING KiDS ROCK Nashville Returns

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  • More than 7,000 local kids participate in youth fitness program
  • Olympians Rod Dixon and Jim Ryun to encourage, inspire a love of running
  • One mile fun run takes place Sunday, April 28 at LP Field
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  • More than 7,000 local kids participate in youth fitness program
  • Olympians Rod Dixon and Jim Ryun to encourage, inspire a love of running
  • One mile fun run takes place Sunday, April 28 at LP Field

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