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Memorial Day at the Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation

By: Steven Peterson

As summer begins, many of us are looking forward to spending time enjoying the freedoms we’re blessed with as Americans. On Memorial Day, our Nation will take the time to pause and respect the true meaning of these moments, the true price of those freedoms.

El Abra, a Freeport-McMoRan Company, Awards 66 Scholarships Through the Indigenous Scholarship Program

Press Release

July 21, 2015 /3BL Media/ - El Abra recently announced the 66 recipients of its annual Indigenous Scholarship Program. Everyone who applied this year was awarded a scholarship.

El Abra increased the number of scholarships available – nearly double the number from last year – to ensure that each of the 66 youth who applied had the opportunity to receive one.

The goal is to strengthen El Abra's commitment to the development, education and training of members of the indigenous communities surrounding mining operations.

Good Money for Good Works

Grants and Scholarships for Youth Volunteers

According to the most recent statistics from the Corporation for National & Community Service, 2011 saw the number of volunteers reach its highest level in five years. During that time more than 64 million Americans volunteered in a formal organization, including a considerable number of youth. Collecting, preparing and distributing or serving food represented nearly 24 percent of their volunteer activities. 

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