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Behind the Apron: 31-Year Home Depot Associate Knows Plants and Good Relationships

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When it comes to gardening, Charlie Rossi is the man to call. From emergencies to seasonal growing tips to next-day deliveries of large orders, the San Rafael, California, Home Depot garden supervisor has been calmly and confidently taking care of customers since his first day in the garden center more than 31 years ago.

“I take care of my customers and they take care of me,” says Charlie.

In the latest episode of “Behind the Apron,” learn more about how Charlie has built a loyal customer base in California as an expert plant and gardening consultant.

Trane Technologies Recognized for Commitments to Diversity and Inclusion, Veterans

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SWORDS, Ireland, December 6, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Trane Technologies (NYSE:TT), a global climate innovator, has earned several prestigious rankings recognizing the company’s ongoing commitments to diversity and inclusion and supporting veterans.

Cancer Care Milestone Reached in Lesotho

Meet the first patient to receive chemotherapy in the landlocked African nation
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For too many years, cancer patients in Lesotho felt life-changing cancer treatment was out of reach. No oncology clinics existed in their landlocked country ringed by steep mountains and surrounded by South Africa. Those hoping to receive treatment journeyed hours, traversing mountains to reach Bloemfontein, South Africa. Some patients crossed the ocean to India, staying for many weeks of treatment away from their loved ones.

For sicker patients, and for the many patients struggling to provide food and housing for their families, care was simply not an option. That is, until now.

AEG's ASCSC Foundation, National Association of Black Female Executives in Music & Entertainment and Women Helping Women in Entertainment Host Ninth Annual Women in Entertainment Luncheon

Annual Event Facilitates Conversations that Address Issues Facing Women Working in Film, Television, Music, Sports and Fashion Industries
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On Friday, December 2, AEG's ASCSC Foundation held its ninth annual Women in Entertainment Luncheon in Carson, CA, where more than 260 women from the film, television, music, sports and fashion industries gathered for a day of empowerment and discussion.

The event which was presented by Coca-Cola, the Los Angeles Lakers, City National Bank, Corazón and One Hope Wine, was held in conjunction with The Department, National Association of Black Female Executives in Music & Entertainment and Women Helping Women in Entertainment.

Gender Is an Untapped Opportunity for Climate-Smart Investors

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by Suzanne Bigel of Catalyst at Large and GenderSmart

When I started investing, it was in companies making sustainable food, sustainable packaging, and products that would reduce the amount of toxins in the environment. Soon after, I began to invest in climate solutions such as clean energy including solar, wind, and water. Early on, I joined Toniic’s 100% impact network, for investors who are committed to using their capital for impact across every investment.

Tapestry Announces New Partnership With Disability:IN

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Tomorrow marks International Day of Persons with Disabilities, a day designed to increase awareness and understanding of the challenges faced by the 1+ billion people worldwide living with disabilities. Today, Tapestry is excited to announce its new partnership with Disability:IN, a leading global nonprofit dedicated to helping advance accessibility and disability inclusion in the workplace.

Duke Energy Announces $1 Million in Grants To Support Organizations Focused on Social Justice, Racial Equity in North Carolina

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  • 40 organizations receive grants
  • Since 2020, the Duke Energy Foundation has committed more than $8.6 million to social justice and racial equity organizations

CHARLOTTE, N.C., December 2, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Duke Energy today announced the recipients of $1 million in grants through the Duke Energy Foundation for North Carolina nonprofits working to advance social justice and racial equity.

Truist and Truist Foundation Announce $4.5 Million in Grants To Strengthen Texas' Racially Diverse Small Business Ecosystem

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HOUSTON, December 2, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Truist Foundation announced a $3.5 million grant to PeopleFund, a Texas-based Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) and nonprofit 501(c)(3) that strives to create economic opportunity and financial stability for underserved people by providing access to capital, education and other resources to build healthy small businesses.

KFC China Brings More Local Products to Its Menus - Boosting Rural Revitalization

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Yum China has recently launched the Trio Black cereal drink - a hot breakfast drink - at more than 270 KFC stores in Sichuan province and Chongqing. Made of natural and nutritious grains, KFC’s new hot drink is not only an ideal breakfast choice for health-conscious consumers, but an innovative initiative to promote rural revitalization in Sichuan province.

Comcast Debuts Xfinity Large Button Voice Remote, an Innovative New Product Created for People With Disabilities

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  1. In an industry first, the new remote combines the best of Xfinity’s award-winning Voice Remote technology with game-changing accessibility features that will help connect more customers to thousands of hours of aggregated entertainment, news, and information.
  2. The collaboration behind Comcast’s new Large Button Voice Remote helped create a world-class experience, from end to end, for people with vision, mobility, and dexterity impairments.
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  1. In an industry first, the new remote combines the best of Xfinity’s award-winning Voice Remote technology with game-changing accessibility features that will help connect more customers to thousands of hours of aggregated entertainment, news, and information.
  2. The collaboration behind Comcast’s new Large Button Voice Remote helped create a world-class experience, from end to end, for people with vision, mobility, and dexterity impairments.

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