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Wells Fargo Donates $300,000 to Greater Orlando for Revitalization Efforts

NeighborhoodLIFT® program awards local initiative grants to four nonprofits, three grants to support the Parramore community
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ORLANDO, Fla., September 25, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) today announced $300,000 in donations to four local nonprofits that will help revitalize Orlando neighborhoods through the Wells Fargo NeighborhoodLIFT® program. Three of the grants will focus on strengthening the Parramore neighborhood, and the fourth grant will support affordable housing initiatives in Kissimmee.

KeyBank Secures $37.1 Million in Combined Financing for Multifamily Workforce Property in Orlando

Castilian Apartments is a workforce housing project featuring units with rents at 80% area median income (AMI) or less
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CLEVELAND, January 28, 2019 /3BL Media/ — KeyBank announced today $37.1 million in total combined financing to support the refinancing of Castilian Apartments in Orlando, FL by Dominium, one of the largest affordable housing development and management companies in the United States.

The 14.8-acre workforce housing multifamily property features 17, two-story residential buildings with 304 garden-style apartments. Castilian Apartments was originally built in 1975 and renovated in 2017.

Tupperware Brands Associates Stand Together in Honor of Pulse Victims

Tupperware unites in honor of the LGBTQ+ community
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To honor the two-year anniversary of the tragedy at Pulse nightclub in Orlando, the T.E.N. (Tupperware Equality Network) Resource Group engaged associates in honoring the victims and contributing to community healing.

On Saturday, June 9th, many associates participated in the 4.9k CommUNITY Rainbow Run that benefited the OnePULSE Foundation.

Qualcomm Spotlights Exciting Tech Advances at Grace Hopper Event

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Our largest contingent to date descended on the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing, the world’s largest gathering of women technologists. This year, over 180 Qualcomm employees, across all levels, joined more than 20,000 attendees at the conference in Orlando, Florida. We raised awareness about our technologies, showcased our inventors working on those technologies, and the great opportunities available at Qualcomm.

Announcing the Next Step in Our Circular Economy Journey—Starting With Orlando to Increase Recycling Rates Nationally

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By: Marc DeCourcey, Senior Vice President, U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation

For the past three years, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation has been on a journey to help the private sector and communities realize the value and implement the principles of the circular economy in the United States.

Orlando Named Pilot Location for First-of-Its-Kind Regional Recycling Project

Project Aims to Foster Sustainable Economic Development for Businesses and Communities
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WASHINGTON, September 27, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation and its partners today announced that the City of Orlando will serve as the location for its multi-stakeholder pilot project, Beyond 34: Recycling and Recovery for A New Economy.The project aims to increase the current 34 percent recycling rate in the United States by providing a scalable model for improving recycling and recovery rates.

Mural Honors Victims of Pulse Nightclub Attack

A Wells Fargo branch in Orlando, Florida, has a new mural to pay tribute to the victims of the 2016 mass shooting and celebrate the city’s united and diverse community.
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A year after the mass shooting at Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida, Wells Fargo continues to remember the victims and join the city to rally around the Hispanic, LGBT, and other communities affected.

Wells Fargo recently dedicated a new mural at its Downtown Orlando branch at 131 North Orange Avenue, ahead of the first anniversary of the June 12, 2016, attack that killed 49 people and wounded dozens of others during the gay nightclub’s “Latin Night.”

National Diversity Council’s DiversityFIRST™ Certification Program Expands in 2017

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HOUSTON, January 24, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The National Diversity Council is proud to announce its 2017 DiversityFIRST™ Certification Program to be held in five locations across the Unites States. The success of past years has prompted the National Diversity Council to expand the program to Ohio and New Jersey in addition to California, Florida, and Texas.

Orlando City Commissioner Robert F. Stuart Accepts $5,000 Grant on Behalf of Love Pantry from Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation

Commissioner Stuart joins Sodexo executives taking time out from the company’s annual conference to stuff 2,000 food backpacks for Second Harvest Food Bank’s Hi-Five Kid’s Pack Program
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GAITHERSBURG, Md. September 28, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Sodexo, the world leader in Quality of Life Services, held its annual North America Leadership Conference in Orlando, Florida this week, pouring more than $1,000,000 into the local economy for its week-long event. Orlando City Commissioner, Robert F. Stuart of District 3 attended on Tuesday to receive a $5,000 grant for Love Pantry, which provides emergency food for Central Florida’s Orange Public County School students in need.

The Sanofi Foundation for North America Stands in Solidarity with Orlando

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The following was authored by Christian O’Brien – senior cardiovascular sales professional and co-chair for Sanofi’s PRIDE Connect Employee Resource Group

 

The recent mass shooting at Pulse—a popular Orlando Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) nightclub and safe space—killed and wounded more than 100 people, and left our nation in shock.  This tragedy is a stark reminder of the terrifying violence LGBT communities can face on a daily basis.

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