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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.

Action Team Captains Take Action Against Hunger, Featured in Local Paper

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Oct. 16 marked the annual celebration of World Food Day. It was also the day that Glenn High School Principal Brad Craddock walked into his office to find his entire desk covered with non-perishable canned and boxed food, 192 items to be exact.

The Action Team captains at the school in Kernersville, N.C., had covered his desk with the donated food in celebration of World Food Day.

“We wanted to get involved because we heard that there was such a need for non-perishable food,” Action Team coordinator and English teacher Laura Horn explained.

The United Crops of America

By Brandie Piper, Monsanto Corporate Engagement
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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.

29 North Carolina Companies and Investors Urge Gov. McCrory's Timely Implementation of EPA's Clean Power Plan

Letter stresses clean energy solutions as the most cost-effective way to drive business investment and generate jobs in transition to a low-carbon economy
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BOSTON, Jul 31, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Today, 29 businesses and investors with a significant presence in North Carolina issued a letter to Governor Patrick McCrory offering strong support for the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan for existing

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