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Action Team Captains & Major Leaguers Pitch in for Local Special Olympics Team


Players Trevor Brown, Mike Montgomery and Chad Smith joined Action Team Captains from West Ranch High School when they hosted their annual softball game with the local Special Olympics Sharks earlier this month.

Nearly 40 of the high school volunteers and 10 coaches provided companionship and instruction for the 45 athletes from the Santa Clarita, Calif. Special Olympics team.

Action Team Captains Throw “Prom” for Residents of Local Senior Community


Decked out in party hats, Action Team Captains from a high school in The Woodlands, Texas put on a “prom” for the residents of a local senior home.

The Action Team from iSchool Montgomery gave the Woodside Manor Senior Apartment community a festive look with bright Hawaiian-themed decorations. Then they went room to room to personally invite each resident to the celebration, giving each a Hawaiian lei to wear.

Grassroots Sustainability Education for Children in Mexico

by Richard Lakin

A large ceiba tree shades the center courtyard of the Ceiba Pentandra Park in Mérida, Mexico. The Mayans called the ceiba tree Yaaxché, and believed that it connected the underworld, the earthly realm, and the skies.

FOX and EMPIRE to Build Free Music Studios for Youth Across the U.S.


As FOX prepares for the September 23 premiere of Empire's second season, the network is partnering with the nonprofit Notes for Notes for a new initiative entitled "FOX PRESENTS EMPIRE Behind the Beat." The campaign will raise money to build fully equipped music studios across the country for young people to have free access to instruments and audio equipment, as well as professional mentors to help them hone their talent. The program will inspire the next generation to create its own musical voice.

Common Impact Brings a Service Perspective to CGI America

Common Impact brings the power of service to a conversation focused on the challenge of disengaged youth at CGI America
Press Release

DENVER, June 9, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Common Impact’s CEO, Danielle Holly will bring her perspective on the role that service can play in solving complex social challenges to the Clinton Global Initiative America (CGI America) annual meeting in Denver, CO. 

Seven Days Left to Register for the “Recycle-Bowl” School Recycling Competition

Keep America Beautiful Offers Recycling Educational Resources Within A Fun Competition; Register by Oct. 15 to be Eligible for Cash Prizes
Press Release

STAMFORD, Conn., Oct. 7, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful’s Recycle-Bowl competition for elementary, middle- and high-school students, now in its third year, was created in partnership with Nestlé® Pure Life® to increase school recycling participation and teach students about recycling and environmental responsibility.


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