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Pitney Meadows Community Farm Adds New Irrigation System Thanks to Green Mountain Energy Sun Club Grant

The solar-powered wells reduce fuel costs and allow future farm expansion.
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SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y., July 12, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Pitney Meadows Community Farm, Inc. (PMCF) recently added new solar-powered wells and retrofitted existing wells to allow the farm to expand, while reducing its environmental impact thanks to a grant of nearly $50,000 from Green Mountain Energy Sun Club.

Qurate Retail Group Named a 2022 Top Supporter of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs)

Global leader in video commerce joins select list of companies dedicated to promoting multiculturalism and diversity in the engineering workforce
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Qurate Retail Group, which includes leading retail brands QVC®, HSN®, Zulily®, Ballard Designs®, Frontgate®, Garnet Hill® and Grandin Road®, has been selected as a 2022 Top Supporter of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).

Land Betterment Impact Minute #39: Sustainability Is Complex With Derek Sabori

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FISHERS, Ind., July 8, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Land Betterment Corporation (“Land Betterment” or the “Company”), an environmental solutions company fostering positive impact through upcycling former coal mining and industrial sites to create sustainable community development and job creation, today released Episode #39 of its Impact Minute video blog series.

Verizon Innovative Learning STEM Achievers Offers Free Enrichment Program

Middle school students gain access to emerging tech at college campuses nationwide
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NEW YORK, N.Y., July 7, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Verizon Innovative Learning, the company’s signature education initiative focused on addressing barriers to digital inclusion for more than a decade, through a suite of programs and resources, is expanding its free project-based enrichment program: Verizon Innovative Learning STEM Achievers.

FedEx Business Spotlight: Dog & Whistle

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Dog & Whistle makes quality food accessible to dog lovers in the community by helping food industry businesses redistribute high-quality excess food and covert it into human-grade dog food.

“The FedEx E-Commerce Learning Lab experience was very eye opening. I was able to learn about the customer experience and what works best for my customers logistically. Over- all, this program helped me to more realistically prepare to become a better business.”

Eric Adams, Founder and CEO of Dog & Whistle in Las Vegas, NV

3M Young Scientist Challenge Announces 2022 National Finalists and Honorable Mentions

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ST. PAUL, Minn. and SILVER SPRING, Md., July 7, 2022 /3BL Media/ – Today’s youth has never been more hopeful for a better, brighter, and safer world. Inspired by the desire to impact change in communities far and near, they are using the power of STEM to help drive the change they want to see.

Nokia Donates EUR 1,1 Million to Universities in Finland

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  • Nokia donates four Finnish universities a total of EUR 1,1 million to support technology research, education and innovation.
  • The donation will be allocated to Aalto University and the universities of Helsinki, Oulu and Tampere.
  • The impact of Nokia’s donation will be further amplified by the Finnish state's campaign to match industry funding for universities.

Clean Air in Schools Is Essential for Good Health & Learning

Aura Air technology and federal funding make it easier than ever for education facilities to improve and monitor air quality.
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When we consider the essentials children need to thrive in school, books, good teachers, and curriculums come to mind. But one of the most vital elements to a healthy learning environment isn’t something we can see – it’s clean air.

NortonLifeLock's 3 Tips To Help Keep Your Family Cyber Safe This Summer

Easy ways to help protect your kids and family during summer break
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By Paige Hanson | Chief of Cyber Safety Education

Summer poses different online safety risks for families. The kids are typically home more, on their devices more, and spend more time unsupervised now that they are out of school. With that in mind, I have three easy tips to help your family prepare to have a Cyber Safe summer break.

Experience Thousands of Rare Lilies in Bloom Through Virtual Reality

With Duke Energy grant, South Carolina State Parks make nature more accessible at Landsford Canal
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Once a year, thousands of white spider lilies blanket the Catawba River’s rocky rapids at Landsford Canal State Park. From mid-May to mid-June, kayakers flock to Catawba, S.C., to paddle through the largest known strand of rocky shoals spider lilies.

The lily is rare and predominately found in the Southeast – but what if you can’t kayak or visit during the bloom?

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