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Strangers Help a Wheelchair Racer (and Find Out Later She’s a Gold Medalist)

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The mystery of the Chinese Paralympic champion in the New York City Marathon took a while to unravel.

The champion, Zou Lihong, was supposed to re-enact a great showdown from the Rio Games, where she beat the favored American, Tatyana McFadden, by a hair in the wheelchair marathon. But when McFadden crossed the Central Park finish line as the champion on Sunday, she hadn’t seen Zou for miles. None of the competitors had. Questions to a race official yielded no clue as to what had happened.

JetBlue Spices Up Its ‘BlueBud’ Business Mentoring Program With The Bronx Greenmarket Hot Sauce

Serrano Pepper Product Grown in New York City
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  •  Fiery Bronx Based Condiment Brand Selected For JetBlue’s Second BlueBud Program
     
  • Each Bottle Directly Supports the Bronx’s Burgeoning Economy and the More Than 40 Bronx Community Gardens and Farmers Who Produce These Peppers 
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  •  Fiery Bronx Based Condiment Brand Selected For JetBlue’s Second BlueBud Program
     
  • Each Bottle Directly Supports the Bronx’s Burgeoning Economy and the More Than 40 Bronx Community Gardens and Farmers Who Produce These Peppers 

Maven Reaches One Million Miles Driven; Boston, Chicago, and D.C. Join Lineup

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May 19, 2016 /3BL Media/ - ANNOUNCING
In less than four months, Maven, General Motors’ personal mobility brand, has grown to five markets: New York City, Ann Arbor, Mich., and today announced Boston, Chicago and Washington, D.C. Maven members have driven more than one million miles, bringing them closer to the things – and people – they love.

EXPANDING
Here’s a look at the newest Maven urban markets:

Bloomberg Brings Popular Square Mile Relay To New York

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NEW YORK, March 24, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Bloomberg is bringing its popular Square Mile Relay to New York's Financial District on Thursday, April 21, 2016 for the first time. The relay race will feature more than 100 teams from leading financial institutions who compete to win a $10,000 donation to the charity of their choice.

Inaugural “Cornell Tech @ Bloomberg” Speaker Series Welcomes Y Combinator

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“Tech entrepreneurship is close to my heart,” said Michael R. Bloomberg as we welcomed more than 150 members of the NYC technology community for the inaugural Cornell Tech @ Bloomberg speaker series.

VEDC and JPMorgan Chase Announce Loan Fund for African American-Owned Small Businesses

The National African American Small Business Loan Fund will increase economic opportunity for small businesses that lack access to credit and primarily serve low-income communities in New York City, Chicago and Los Angeles
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NEW YORK, October 23, 2015 /3BL Media/ – VEDC and JPMorgan Chase & Co. today announced a new lending program for African American-owned small businesses in New York City, Chicago and Los Angeles. The National African American Small Business Loan Fund will boost economic opportunity for minority-owned businesses in these cities and help them serve low-income communities by providing them with greater access to capital, technical assistance and financial consulting.

MFA Design For Social Innovation Open House

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Join us for the MFA Design for Social Innovation Open House

Friday, October 16th from 6-8pm

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Citi Announces $190,000 Donation to Four New York City Area Community Organizations Through the 2015 Citi Community Home Runs Program

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NEW YORK, October 5, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Citi today announced a total donation of $190,000 to four community partners – City Harvest, United Neighborhood Houses, USO of Metro New York and New York City’s YMCA – through the Citi Community Home Runs Program. Ed Skyler, Citi’s Head of Global Public Affairs, and Mets outfielder and program ambassador Curtis Granderson marked the completion of the second season of the home runs program with a ceremonial check presentation to representatives from the four community organizations at the Union Square Citibank branch in New York City.

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