West Virginia

Merck Foundation and Marshall Health Announce New Initiative to Address Opioid Epidemic in West Virginia

Merck Foundation Pledges $2 Million as First Private-Sector Partner
Press Release

KENILWORTH, N.J., August 1, 2018 /3BL Media/ – The Merck Foundation (the Foundation) is supporting a new initiative with Marshall Health to launch the Great Rivers Regional System for Addiction Care (the System) to address areas hit hardest by the opioid epidemic in West Virginia.

Smithfield Foods and Food Lion Partner to Donate Easter Meals to Families in Need

Supported by Smithfield’s Helping Hungry Homes® and Food Lion’s Food Lion Feeds hunger-relief initiatives
Press Release

SMITHFIELD, Va., March 29, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Smithfield Foods, Inc., and Food Lion have partnered for the second annual Easter Eats donation, a Food Lion Feeds initiative to provide Easter meals to families facing hunger. Together, Smithfield and Food Lion delivered a total of 300 Easter meal bags each containing a Smithfield ham and an assortment of sweet potatoes, green beans, corn, cornbread stuffing, carrots, brown gravy mix, and more.

Norfolk Southern Supports Storm Relief in West Virginia

Press Release

Norfolk, Va., June 29, 2016 /3BL Media/ – To assist in flood recovery in West Virginia, The Norfolk Southern Foundation is committing $25,000 in new funding to the American Red Cross.

The funding will support relief for families who suffered casualties and injuries, evacuations, power outages, and property damage after a destructive wave of storms hit the southern part of the state last week. More than 20 people died and thousands of homes and businesses were severely impacted during the series of weather events.

Forest City Shares Highlights From Community Day 2016

Associates with national REIT serve vital organizations during 13th annual event
Multimedia with summary

CLEVELAND - July 5, 2016 - On Friday, June 24, more than 650 associates of Forest City Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: FCEA and FCEB), participated in the company's 13th annual Community Day, a paid day of service benefitting non-profit organizations in many of the cities where the company has a presence. This year, associates from more than 65 Forest City locations came together to provide assistance to charities and agencies in their respective communities.

Sentencing to Commence in West Virginia Chemical Accident

Article

In early January 2014, a peculiar smell was noticed in the town of Charleston, West Virginia. Along the Elk River, residents began to detect a “licorice odor” coming up from the water. According to an article published by the S.F.

The United Crops of America

By Brandie Piper, Monsanto Corporate Engagement
Blog

The United States has a diverse climate and the ability to grow all kinds of crops throughout the country. And while farmers in most of the United States grow a lot of corn, soybeans, wheat and cotton (these crops, called “commodity” or “row” crops, account for almost 240 million acres of the 325 million acres planted to crops), farmers also grow a wide range of fruits and vegetables, from apples to lettuce to pumpkins, and everything in between.

A One-of-a-Kind Camp for Budding Young Scientists

Two Edison Scholars get a taste of everything from quantum physics to caving at the National Youth Science Camp.
Article

Hanging by her fingertips from a sheer rock wall deep in a West Virginia forest, Sophia Lee was having second thoughts about coming to the National Youth Science Camp.

“It was the scariest thing I have ever done,” said Sophia, 18, of Riverside, recalling her ultimate triumph scaling the cliff.

CSX and The Conservation Fund Improve Access to Healthy Food for Youth in West Virginia

Voucher program provides access to fresh fruits and vegetables for 5,000 children and families in five counties
Press Release

ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 3, 2014 /3BL Media/ – In West Virginia, one in five children does not have reliable access to sufficient food – especially healthy food – due to limited financial resources, lack of transportation and other factors.

VIDEO: West Virginia Latest to Join National Movement Protecting Sanitation Workers

Slow Down to Get Around legislation now passed in five states
Multimedia with summary

Video from the ceremonial bill-signing in Martinsburg, West Virginia, of "Slow Down to Get Around" legislation encouraging safer driving around sanitation trucks. Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin made West Virginia the fifth state in the U.S. to pass some form of law protecting waste and recycling vehicle operators on the job.

West Virginia Governor Signs Law Requiring Cautious Driving Near Sanitation Trucks

“Slow Down to Get Around” law aims to prevent accidents and injuries to collection workers
Summary: 

West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin signed a new law today at a Martinsburg ceremony to help protect waste and recycling vehicle operators.

Press Release

West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin signed a new law today at a Martinsburg ceremony to help protect waste and recycling vehicle operators.

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