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Whole Planet Foundation® and Partners Host Pre-GRAMMY® Benefit and Showcase at OHM Nightclub in Hollywood

Produced by Clamorhouse and featuring performances by 6 leading acts
Press Release

LOS ANGELES, February 2, 2017 /3BL Media/ - On Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017, Whole Planet Foundation, Clamorhouse and other valued partners will honor Olowo-n’djo Tchala and Prairie Rose Hyde, co-founders of Alaffia, for alleviating poverty in Togo and around the globe. The celebration will take place at Whole Planet Foundation’s biennial pre-GRAMMY benefit, which will be held at OHM Nightclub in Los Angeles.

Cox Automotive Presents Barbara Cox Automotive Woman of the Year Award

Linda Silverstein, Ford Motor Company general manager, recognized for industry leadership and community involvement; Northwood University student receives $10,000 scholarship
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NEW ORLEANS, January 30, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Cox Automotive™ presented the 12th annual Barbara Cox Automotive Woman of the Year Award to Linda Silverstein, general manager, remarketing and rental operations, Ford Motor Company.

Marina Bay Sands Holds Team Member Bazaar Benefitting Local Organizations

As featured on the offical Las Vegas Sands blog | Sands Confidential
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Marina Bay Sands was abuzz with activity as Team Members came together to give back in many different ways during the holiday season.

School Food Director Embraces Buying Power, Diversity to Improve Menus

By Addie Broyles - American-Statesman Staff
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One rainy day last fall, Anneliese Tanner scrolled through photos of sweet potatoes on her phone.

The managers at some of the 114 school cafeterias under her watch in the Austin Independent School District were posting photos of the vegetables as their cooks made baked sweet potatoes for the first time. All morning long, Tanner kept an eye on how everyone was reacting to the change.

“They have a lot of pride in their work,” she says. “They like to show off their kolaches and parfaits, especially.”

Arrow Employees Expand Support for Tuleeni Orphanage Through Holiday Giving

Press Release

January 27, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Arrow Electronics donated more than $8,000 this past holiday season to the Arrow Scholars Fund, a scholarship program launched by Arrow employees to benefit students at the Tuleeni Orphanage in Africa.

Three Ways to Lessen the Impact of Mental Illness on College Students

By: Barry Telford
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The transition from high school to college, for many, is both a daunting and exciting journey. As parents, we view this opportunity as a means to a beginning – encouraging our children to discover self-sufficiency without expecting them to be fully independent. Surprisingly, 2016 statistics show a steady increase in mental illness among college students, a derivative of this newfound independence and the pressure that comes with it. Knowing the signs and following the advice outlined by professionals in the field sets the foundation for beating mental illness among college students.

MGM Resorts International Honored for its Support of Women-owned Businesses

MGM Resorts is the only company in Nevada and integrated resort industry to be recognized by Women’s Business Enterprise National Council as one of America’s Top Corporations
Press Release

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 26, 2017 /3BL Media/ — Our commitment to providing women-owned businesses with opportunities for economic participation and growth is among the reasons MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) was named one of America’s Top Corporations for Women’s Business Enterprises in 2016. 

3 QOLhacks for Creating a Fun Work Environment

By: Quality of Lifehacks
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Most of us spend at least half of our waking hours at work, so why not make it fun?  In fact, research has shown that creating a feeling of optimism and happiness at work can improve employee performance. A survey of HR managers showed that the majority encourages fun at work because they believe it benefits both the individual and the organization.

Whole Kids Foundation® Completes 2016 Growing Healthy Kids Campaign; Raises $2.8 Million For School Salad Bars, Gardens

Foundation’s mission is to improve children’s access to fresh fruits and vegetables
Press Release

AUSTIN, Texas, January 27, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Whole Kids Foundation announced today that it raised $2.8 million to fund programs that give schoolchildren better access to fruits and vegetables through the annual Growing Healthy Kids campaign.  

Engaging Employees by Advancing the Value of Human Capital with Steph Sharma, Human Value Institute

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In this episode of the Champions for Social Good Podcast, Jamie Serino speaks with Steph Sharma (@Maximizealot), Managing Director of the Human Value Institute and Lead the Difference (@Leadthediff). Steph discusses how her long-time passion for and research of employee engagement in the workplace led her to create the Human Value Institute, a thought leadership hub for human capital evaluation.

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