North Carolina

Wells Fargo Mobilizes to Help Customers in the Carolinas Impacted by Hurricane Matthew

Wells Fargo Mobile Response Unit team to station in Lumberton, N.C. to provide mortgage assistance, insurance claim check processing, and repair and recovery tips
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LUMBERTON, N.C., Nov. 1, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) today announced the company will deploy its Mobile Response Unit to provide housing recovery assistance to customers in North Carolina and South Carolina impacted by the recent flooding caused by Hurricane Matthew.

Joining the North Carolina Solar Boom

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Today we’ve got Carolina on our minds.

Our solar team is pleased to announce that our first solar farm in the Tar Heel state — the MC-1 solar project in Williamston, North Carolina — is now online and operational.

The 6.5 Megawatt (MW) DC (5 MW AC) solar photovoltaic facility is providing clean, renewable energy for residents and businesses in North Carolina.

Ally Joins Forces With Classroom Central To Deliver School Supplies To Every Student At Hidden Valley Elementary

Backpacks and school supplies delivered to more than 1,000 Charlotte students; school library stocked with money skills books
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CHARLOTTE, Sept. 7, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Ally Financial today teamed up with local nonprofit Classroom Central to deliver backpacks and school supplies to all of the 1,020 students at Hidden Valley Elementary School in Charlotte, N.C. Ally volunteers collected, organized and delivered the supplies to the school in an effort to equip local children with the necessary tools to start their school year off right.

BMS Foundation Issues New RFP for Lung Cancer Programs in U.S.

Focus on Cancer Survivorship Care Models in Southeast States
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July 20, 2016 /3BL Media/ - The Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation’s Bridging Cancer CareTM initiative has announced a Request for Proposals (RFP) for projects to design, implement and evaluate new survivorship care models for patients with lung cancer.  Implementation must take place in Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and/or W. Virginia.

Major Leaguers Honor America’s Service Members for Independence Day

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Players were out in their communities in the days leading up to the Fourth of July honoring those who fought and continue to fight for our country.

Ben Revere, Clint Robinson, Sammy Solis and Blake Treinen of the Washington Nationals kicked off the activities with a Players Trust City Clinic benefiting children of active military members from the D.C. and Maryland areas at Andrews Air Force Base.

BJ's Wholesale Club Announces Winners of #ItsMyTree Photo Challenge

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BJ's Wholesale Club announces today the three winning images from the #ItsMyTree photo challenge. The second annual photo challenge invited people to submit a photo of their favorite tree for a chance to win a Canon EOS Rebel T6i DSLR Camera. The winning photos captured trees in Hawaii, Michigan and North Carolina. 

Earth Week Guest Post: When “Eco-Friendly” Equals “Customer-Friendly”

How One Dealer’s Environmental Upgrades Boost Business
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By Don Elliott. Don is the owner of Sunshine Chevrolet in Arden, North Carolina and Don Elliott Chevrolet in Wharton, Texas, He has worked in the auto industry for more than four decades, beginning his career at General Motors in Chevrolet marketing. 

As the president and owner of two General Motors’ Green Dealer facilities – Sunshine Chevrolet in Arden, North Carolina and Don Elliott Autoworld in Wharton, Texas – I believe the smart thing to do today is embrace energy conservation.

Business Pushes Back Against Discrimination Laws - The Minute

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Bank of America is at the center of an unusual business coalition. Joined by American Airlines, Lowe’s, Facebook, and PayPal and some 90 other national corporations doing business in North Carolina, it is publicly leading corporate arguments for repeal of that state’s new law that forbids municipal ordinances protecting people against discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation.

More Than 400 GM Dealerships Join Green Program

Ten percent of company’s U.S. dealers track, improve environmental performance
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DETROIT, March 31, 2016  /3BL Media/ – When Lee Davis became the fourth-generation owner of Davis Chevrolet in Lexington, North Carolina, he used his expertise as an environmental scientist to upgrade the dealership. From heating the service department and body shop with used vehicle oil to buying lunch for employees with money from recycling soft drink cans, he is integrating sustainable practices into daily operations.

RSF Social Finance Reflects on NC’s Shared Gifting

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By Kelley Buhles

What is the best way to distribute money amongst a group a non-profits? This is a question that foundations and donors struggle with on a regular basis. Non-profits, the ones on the receiving end of these decisions, don’t often get to take up this question. In an effort to change this common dynamic in philanthropy, RSF Social Finance held a meeting in the Triangle Area of North Carolina in September.

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