Lockheed Martin Awards Nearly $1 Million to DMV Scholars

Press Release

BETHESDA, Md., Aug., 26, 2019 /3BL Media/ -- College students from District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia (DMV) are headed back to school this week, and some will do so with a portion of their degree paid for thanks to Bethesda-based Lockheed Martin. 

The company announced the winners of its first-ever Lockheed Martin STEM Scholarship with 21 students who live in the DMV selected to receive the scholarship money. 

Markstein Appoints Public Relations Veteran Sheila McLean to Head New Washington, D.C. Office

Expansion Marks Continued Growth for Markstein

Markstein, a full-service marketing communications agency, today announced the opening of its Washington, D.C. office and appointment of Sheila McLean as president, Mid Atlantic. McLean will lead D.C. operations as Markstein expands to serve its rapidly growing issues/crisis, public affairs and advocacy work.

Congrats to the Best Corporate Steward – Large Business Finalists!


Congratulations to the 2017 Best Corporate Steward – Large Business Finalists!

The Best Corporate Steward – Large Business Corporate Citizenship Award recognizes businesses that encompass overall values, operational practices, and stakeholder strategies that exemplify shared value. Read on to learn more about the significant, positive impacts these businesses have had in communities, locally and globally.

Action Team Captains From H-B Woodlawn Hold Fundraiser to Benefit Local Charitable Groups


ARLINGTON, Va.—Action Team Captains from H-B Woodlawn High School took advantage of “Pi-day” to hold a quick fundraiser that raised $150 in 45 minutes for local Virginia and DC area non-profits and rewarded donations with delicious pies.

Celebrated each year around the world, on March 14th, “Pi,” the Greek letter “π” is the mathematical symbol used to represent a constant — the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter — which is approximately 3.14159.

MGM Resorts International Donates $1 Million to the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture

Press Release

Las Vegas, September 17, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Building on its long-standing commitment to diversity and philanthropy, MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) today announced a $1 million donation to the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC). The gift will support the construction of the Smithsonian’s 19th museum, scheduled to open in 2016.

Players Trust Ends Summer of ‘15 on a High Note


It was a banner summer for the Players Trust programs that engage kids in their communities when school is out.

Buses for Baseball brought underserved kids to the ballpark, through City Clinics players helped inner-city kids learn the game, Action Teams partnered with players to serve their communities and Operation Backpack ensured that some of the neediest children will have sufficient school supplies when they return to the classroom.

UnitedHealthcare Partners With The Heart Of America Foundation® To Makeover School Cafeteria In Washington, DC

UnitedHealthcare Announces Planned Cafeteria Makeover Project at Bruce Monroe Elementary School
Press Release


WHO: UnitedHealthcare; The Heart of America Foundation; District of Columbia Public Schools; CBS EcoMedia

WHAT: Through an innovative partnership with The Heart of America Foundation and CBS EcoMedia, UnitedHealthcare today announced its commitment to supporting a READesign® Cafeteria Makeover Program at Bruce Monroe Elementary School.

Stone Soup Films for Pro Bono Week 2013

By Liz Norton

In honor of Pro bono Week 2013 everyone at Stone Soup Films rallied and in short order did what we do best: harness the power of our awesome skilled volunteers to produce and donate a film to a worthy organization.  In this case, though, we made a pro bono film about Pro bono Week highlighting the range of pro bono services that benefit local nonprofits. How meta is that.

Volunteer Day 2013: Changing the World


We had a goal: we wanted to get 500 Scripps Networks Interactive employees to participate in our yearly Volunteer Day. But you know we like to give it our all – we had almost 800 (780 to be exact) volunteers giving their time and resources to help Change the World for dozens of organizations across the country and globe!


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