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Discovery Communications Celebrates #GivingTuesday with On-Air, Education and Employee-Driven Activities Designed to Make a Difference

Discovery Education to Host Livestream Event Giving Students an Inside Look at Careers Fueled by STEM Education
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November 26, 2013 /3BL Media/ - As part of #GivingTuesday on December 3, 2013, Discovery Communications is undertaking a number of activities designed to give back and make a difference in the communities where its employees live and work. The activities include the airing of #GivingTuesday PSAs across Discovery’s global networks, as well as an employee donation matching program benefitting victims of Typhoon Haiyan.

Mars Soupa Kitchen

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ROYCO® has joined with Shoprite Mobile Soup Kitchen, a partnership with Shoprite grocery stores in South Africa that provides food for up to 500 people in 10 cities in the country Read more

Mars And University Of Cambridge Collaborate On Pursuit Of Global Food Security

Mars, Incorporated and the University of Cambridge today announced an agreement to build on their existing collaboration in order to further scientific research in the field of food security.
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October 8, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Facilitated by IfM Education and Consultancy Services (IfM ECS) at the University of Cambridge, the multifaceted relationship will provide Mars with access to cutting-edge research, whilst bringing the work of the University and its students closer to industry and commercial applications.

Urologists, Henry Schein Urge Families To Put a Prostate Cancer Check-up On The Back To School List For Dad

Prostate Cancer Awareness Month highlights critical importance of early detection in saving lives
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MELVILLE, N.Y., Sept. 18, 2013 / 3BL Media/ PRNewswire/ -- LUGPA, representing more than 2,000 urologists nationwide, and Henry Schein Cares, the global corporate social responsibility program of Henry Schein, Inc., have partnered again this year to raise awareness among families across the country of the importance of putting prostate cancer check-ups on the calendar for the men in their lives. September – for many families, back-to-school time for the kids – is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month.

CITGO Petroleum and Warex Terminals Corporation Host Customer Appreciation Days in Kingston, N.Y.

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KINGSTON, N.Y., Sept. 18, 2013 / 3BL Media/ PRNewswire/ -- CITGO Petroleum Corporation and local CITGO Marketer, Warex Terminals Corporation, held two Customer Appreciation Days Aug. 24 - 25 at the Caldor Plaza CITGO station in Kingston, N.Y. More than 2,500 people participated in the weekend's events, which included music, food, and giveaways. The station also offered five cents off each gallon of gas during the festivities, selling nearly 10,000 gallons in one day.

Bombardier Participates in Berlin Engagement Week

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  • Volunteer day provides opportunity to engage in local community projects
  • 25 members of staff support an educational and family centre in Berlin

Discovery Communications Named To 2013 Working Mother 100 Best Companies

-- Working Mother Inaugurates October 15th as National Flex Day to “Celebrate and Embrace” Workplace Flexibility --
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New York, NY, September 17, 2013 /3BL Media/ — Working Mother magazine today named Discovery Communications as one of the 2013 Working Mother 100 Best Companies for its commitment to progressive workplace programs, including child care, flexibility, advancement and paid family leave. The 100 Best Companies are featured in the October/November issue of Working Mother and on workingmother.com.

CEOs Taking the SNAP Challenge to Shine a Spotlight on Food Assistance

Feeding America and Panera Bread leaders work together to raise awareness of the millions of people struggling with hunger
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CHICAGO, Sept. 17, 2013 /3BL Media/ -- Feeding America CEO Bob Aiken and Panera Founder, Chairman and CEO Ron Shaich will take part in a nationwide SNAP Challenge this month to help shine a spotlight on the millions of people who struggle to feed their families while receiving federal nutrition benefits.

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