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MGM Resorts International Recognizes National Disability Employment Awareness Month

Month-Long Educational Campaign Focuses on Employees, Guests, Customers
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LAS VEGAS, October 28, 2014 /3BL Media/ – In recognition of National Disability Employment Awareness Month during October, MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) has conducted an educational campaign focusing on increasing employment opportunities and providing enhanced guest service awareness for persons with disabilities.

Tenke Fungurume Mining, a Freeport-McMoRan Company, Hosts Successful Agriculture Program in Democratic Republic of Congo

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Tenke Fungurume Mining (TFM) supplies local farmers in the Katanga province of the Democratic Republic of Congo with seeds, fertilizer and training on improved agricultural practices as part of a corn credit program.

The program, which was launched in 2008 and has been directly managed by TFM since 2010, has helped farmers to quadruple their yields. It is part of a larger initiative to promote agricultural development in the communities surrounding mining operations.

FromAVet.Com Announces Partnership With Vetsbridge

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October 16, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Fromavet.com President Andy Ahrens announced a new partnership with VetsBridge effective immediately.

Accenture Grants VSO US$3.5 Million to Equip People Across Africa with Job and Entrepreneurial Skills

Grant is part of Accenture’s Skills to Succeed corporate citizenship initiative
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LONDON, Oct. 3, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Accenture and VSO announced that Accenture and the Accenture Foundations have awarded VSO US$3.5 million to help the charity deliver job skills training to approximately 22,300 poor and disadvantaged people in Nigeria, Cambodia, Tanzania and Malawi.

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AT&T and Udacity to Offer Scholarships to Underserved Students for New Online Tech Training Program

Non-profit organizations will award scholarships for nanodegees that will help students get high-demand technical skill
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WASHINGTON, DC, September 11, 2014 /3BL Media/ — Two-hundred students from diverse backgrounds will receive scholarships funded by AT&T and Udacity for an online degree that will help prepare them for careers in the tech industry.

Accenture Awards Leonard Cheshire Disability an Additional US$4.1 Million to Help Equip Persons with Disabilities with Job Skills

Grant is part of Accenture’s Skills to Succeed corporate citizenship initiative
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LONDON, August 13, 2014/3BL Media/ – Accenture and Leonard Cheshire Disability today announced that Accenture and the Accenture Foundations have awarded the charity an additional US$4.1 million to build on and expand their Access to Livelihoods program, which increases the economic participation of persons with disabilities around the world.

New SPF Americas Speakers Announced

BNSF Railway, DCP Midstream, Roll Global and More to Discuss EH&S, Sustainability and Risk Best Practices
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500+ attendees will gather in Chicago on September 25 & 26 to attend 30+ expert-led sessions. It's been named one of the can't-miss events of the year and you can find out all about it on the SPF website.
 

Union Pacific Trainees on 'Mission' to Lend a Hand

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The Open Door Mission in Omaha, Nebraska, recently received some helping hands from Union Pacific employees in the railroad's Field Management Trainee (FMT) program. The trainees took an evening off to serve dinner at the mission, an organization whose philosophy is to "break the cycle of homelessness and poverty."

The FMT program is designed to give new front-line managers the tools necessary to become successful leaders. There were 15 employees in town for the training, said John Maeda, Union Pacific manager of yard operations-Chicago.

National Waste & Recycling Association Launches Driver Certification Program

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Safety is the backbone of the waste and recycling industry. To ensure the safety of all of our professionals and establish a foundation of best practices for safety, the National Waste & Recycling Association (NW&RA) created the Safe Driver Certification program, the first certification of its type. 

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