According to North Carolina Governor McCrory, 27,000 military service members in his state will leave the armed forces in 2015 alone, representing a massive pool of highly-skilled talent. Military veterans have a strong work ethic, are accustomed to working under pressure, can make decisions smartly but swiftly, and are well organized.
But often the greatest challenge they have is translating those skills into something that we, in the civilian workforce, can understand and relate to our job requirements.
- Winners address pressing community health challenges, including helping kids succeed in school, improving access to affordable housing, and increasing healthy eating.
November 19, 2014 /3BL Media/ - GlaxoSmithKline (@GSKUS) today announced the winners of this year’s GSK IMPACT Award for the Triangle region during a ceremony at GSK’s Research Triangle Park (RTP) Campus. Nine local nonprofits earned $40,000 each in recognition of their exceptional achievements in contributing to a healthier Triangle region.
March 4, 2014 /3BL Media/ HanesBrands announced today that the company and its employees raised $2.2 million for the United Way of Forsyth County as part of another award-winning employee campaign in 2013.
Hanes and its employees represent the largest corporate giver to the United Way chapter and have given more than $34 million since 1999 to help fund an array of social services to families and individuals in need in Forsyth County.
Winners build healthy communities by tackling malnutrition, homelessness, and other pressing community health challenges
December 4, 2013/3BL Media/ - GSK [LSE/NYSE: GSK] and Triangle Community Foundation today announced the GSK IMPACT Award Winners in a ceremony at GSK’s Research Triangle Park facility. Nine local nonprofits earned $40,000 each in recognition of their outstanding contributions to a healthier Triangle region.
Program To Save High Schools Across Alabama, Florida and North Carolina More than $150,000 in Total
HOUSTON, Oct. 22, 2013 / 3BL Media /PRNewswire/ -- CITGO Petroleum Corporation announced a new partnership with Huddle Inc., and the launch of the CITGO & Huddle Inc. High School Ticket Program. Through this exciting new program running from through May 2014, CITGO will help 222 high schools in Tampa, Fla.; Mobile, Dothan and Montgomery, Ala.; and Greenville and New Bern, N.C. save more than $150,000 by offsetting the schools' ticket printing costs.
Core Values Key as the Impact Marketplace Gains Momentum
March 6, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Think investments should make money and make the world a better place? Members of Investors' Circle do more than ever. "Smart with Heart" is how Bonny Moellenbrock, IC's Executive Director, describes their active network. "It's not just about the dollars. It's about the sense of meaning you share with the entrepreneurs and fellow investors," says Tom Balderston, Managing Director, Sustain VC and IC Member.
Local Non-profit Awarded $5,000 in CITGO Gift Cards
HOUSTON and LIBERTY, N.C., Feb. 22, 2013 / 3BL Media /PRNewswire/ -- CITGO Petroleum Corporation and local CITGO Marketer Mid-State Petroleum recently recognized the Kopper Top Life Learning Center as one of the latest Fueling Good winners. The North Carolina non-profit received $5,000 in CITGO Gift Cards to help carry out its mission of providing animal-assisted therapeutic services to individuals with and without disabilities.
RALEIGH, N.C., October 25, 2012 /3BL Media/ - In recognition of Balfour Beatty Construction’s outstanding health and safety practices, the North Carolina Department of Labor (NCDOL) recently awarded the company’s Carolinas division with its prestigious “Building Star” (Safety Through Achievement and Recognition) designation.
CHARLOTTE, N.C., October 16, 2012 /3BL Media/ - Five Balfour Beatty Construction projects earned 2012 Excellence in Construction awards from the Carolinas Chapter of the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC). The winning buildings are high-profile new construction and renovation projects in North Carolina’s higher education, multifamily, and commercial markets.