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Duke Energy Offers Free Life Jackets on Rivers and Lakes in the Carolinas

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Like a seatbelt, a life jacket has to be worn to be useful. Every summer, Scott Jolley goes on a mission to ensure boaters and swimmers understand the importance of wearing a life jacket.

Jolley runs Duke Energy’s free life jacket loan program in North Carolina and South Carolina. Life jacket loaner stations are at more than 20 locations at lakes, rivers and creeks, and Jolley's team plans to add more each year. 

Summer of Safety

By Jim Olson, SVP of Safety, Republic Services
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School will soon be out for the summer, which means more children will be outside playing in their neighborhoods. The National Safety Council has declared June to be National Safety Month, and it’s the perfect time to talk about summer safety around recycling and waste collection trucks.

Children are naturally fascinated by our trucks, and how they work, but it is important to keep a safe distance and use common sense around large vehicles —not just during the summer, but year-round.

Eight Ways to Conserve Energy, Unwind This Summer

SCE has several programs to help customers save energy and money
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Summer for many is a time to sit back and unwind during the longer days of this season. It‘s a time to rest, try to stay cool and potentially lower your electricity usage and costs.

This can be made even easier by following a few simple tips and participating in SCE’s energy conservation programs.

Here are eight ways to conserve energy and enjoy the summer:

Aramark Sets The Stage For Summer Travel Season

From food and music festivals to solar eclipse sightings, Aramark brings new levels of excitement to the nation’s national parks and lodges
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PHILADELPHIA, May 25, 2017 /3BL Media/– As travelers embark on family vacations and cross-country trips this summer, Aramark (NYSE: ARMK), the award-winning food and hospitality partner for national and state parks and other leading leisure and cultural attractions, is rolling out new programs, enhancements and celebrations at the country’s premier travel destinations to help guests relax and enjoy themselves. 

End of Summer Safety Tips to Secure Your Recycling and Waste Materials

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Today, it is more important than ever before to be environmentally conscious. Below are three fire safety tips that you might find helpful this fall. Together, we can protect the local environment while mitigating fire risks.

1. Extinguish grills and safely discard items from your backyard barbecues or picnics in the appropriately designated recycling or waste containers. Allow charcoal ashes to completely cool, then carefully pour water over the charcoal to speed up the cooling process. When cool, wrap in aluminum foil before disposing in the trash bin.

Summer Volunteering: Can Coaching Soccer be a Transformative Event?

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We are officially in the dog days of summer – much of North America (even Canada!) is stuck in an endless heatwave. Rain is now one of those things you talk about as if it only happened in the old days. Here at RW HQ, summer always presents a common and modern challenge: how do you juggle the heat, vacations, weddings (you may have noticed one of our own had a name change), summer concerts, activities for kids, and so on with our day-to-day work efforts?

By Corey Diamond

Interns Code for a Cause

By Tracy Haver, Technology Development Program (TDP) Manager, AT&T.
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This year I celebrate twenty years with AT&T. I’m a proud AT&T employee. But there are some experiences in particular that remind me why I’m so glad to be here.

AT&T Announces $250,000 to Support All Star Code Summer STEM Program

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AT&T’s support will connect 60 young men with skills and network to pursue careers in tech

All Star Code is one of several STEM programs AT&T is supporting this summer throughout the five boroughs

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AT&T’s support will connect 60 young men with skills and network to pursue careers in tech

All Star Code is one of several STEM programs AT&T is supporting this summer throughout the five boroughs

Republic Services Kicks Off "Music Mania Mondays" in Niagara, New York

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Republic Services took part in a ribbon cutting ceremony in June to kick off the Town of Niagara New York “Music Mania Mondays.” This stage is used throughout the summer for all twelve events of the summer concert series, including the recent 4th of July at the Memorial Community Park. Republic Services Division Manager Dave Grenier, worked alongside Town Supervisor Wallace to sponsor the Stage for Music Mania Mondays in the Town of Niagara. Republic hopes everyone in the Town of Niagara is enjoying a great summer of music.

Have a Safe Independence Day and Canada Day

By: Marten Stenfors
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When it comes to celebrating our independence, the United States and Canada have a lot more in common than a shared border.  In Canada, we celebrate our independence on July 1, a national holiday called Canada Day. Just a few days later, the United States celebrates its independence on the Fourth of July.

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