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Parks for Pollinators BioBlitz Campaign Continues to Advance Pollinator Protection With Support From NRPA and The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation

Serving as essential components of community resiliency nationwide, local parks empower Americans to support pollinators
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ASHBURN, Va., September 1, 2021 /3BL Media/ — To help protect the local pollinators that are critical to our ecosystems and food supply, The National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) and The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation are hosting the third annual Parks for Pollinators BioBlitz during September.

Parks for Pollinators BioBlitz Campaign Continues Pollinator Support During Pandemic from NRPA and The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation

As local park visitation increases nationwide, Parks for Pollinators encourages Americans to connect with local parks to support pollinators
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ASHBURN, Va., September 1, 2020 /3BL Media/ — To help protect local pollinators that are critical to our food supply in areas across the county,  The National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) and The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation will host the second annual Parks for Pollinators BioBlitz during September to cele

Ortho and Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation Team Up for National Pollinator Month to Gro More Good

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To help raise awareness and community involvement in the pollinator crisis and decline, The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation teamed up with its Ortho brand to educate children, families and community members about what they can do to help pollinators.

This is part of ScottsMiracle-Gro’s Gro More Good commitment to connect 10 million kids to the benefits of gardens and greenspaces by 2023, and more specifically, to promote pollinator education and protection to America’s youngest generation of gardeners.

NRPA and The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation Launch Nationwide Parks for Pollinators BioBlitz as Part of Gro More Good Initiative

New national effort offers local support to park and recreation agencies to promote pollinator awareness and education for children and families
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Ashburn, VA and Marysville, OH (June 13, 2019) — The National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) and The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation will launch Parks for Pollinators BioBlitz, a program inspiring local parks to host a pollinator BioBlitz event during June in celebration of pollinator month to raise awareness and community involvement in the pollinator crisis.

Renovations at Park De La Cruz Community Center to Create Therapy Programs for San Diego-Area Military Veterans

New programs and specialized equipment will serve nearly 50,000 veterans, senior citizens and people with disabilities annually/ Funded by a $74,000 donation by UnitedHealthcare
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SAN DIEGO, November 11, 2015 /3BL Media/ – UnitedHealthcare is providing $74,000 to help renovate the City of San Diego Park and Recreation Department’s new Park De La Cruz Community Center and to create therapy programs for veterans.

UnitedHealthcare’s donation will help transform the previously abandoned building into a facility that will serve 50,000 people a year. In addition to the renovations, the funding will provide adaptive weightlifting equipment and new veterans’ therapy programs at the site.

Baltimore Chevrolet Dealers Fund New Uniforms and Athletic Equipment for Youth in Greater Baltimore Area

Partnership With National Recreation and Park Association to Enhance Youth Sports Programs in Baltimore and Serve More Youth in the Community
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October 6, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Baltimore Chevrolet Dealers have partnered with CBS EcoMedia through its WellnessAd program to support Youth Sports Programs in Greater Baltimore through partnership with the National Recreation and Park Association. Funding will support the distribution of much-needed new uniforms and sports equipment to programs in Hartford, Howard and Cecil Counties, and Baltimore City. The programs aim to engage youth in after-school activities and empower them to build and hone the values and skills they need to achieve positive outcomes.

UnitedHealthcare Volunteers and Funding Work with City of Phoenix Parks and Recreation Build the Mountain View Park Community Garden

Garden irrigation, site preparation and materials provided by UnitedHealthcare through CBS EcoMedia’s WellnessAd program
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Phoenix, AZ, September 6, 2013 /3BL Media/ – More than 50 volunteers built a new community garden at Mountain View Park in Phoenix. The garden was made possible by a unique public-private partnership between the City of Phoenix Parks and Recreation Department, UnitedHealthcare, CBS EcoMedia and the National Recreation and Park Association. The new gardens will allow area residents the opportunity to get moving outdoors, grow their own fruits and vegetables, and to revitalize their neighborhood park.  

2013 Hershey's Track & Field Games Season Officially Open

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Today, The Hershey Company announces the opening of the 2013 season of the Hershey’s Track & Field Games. This is the 36th year for the longest-running youth activity program of its kind in North America. With running, jumping and throwing events for kids ages 9-14, the Games are a great entry point for boys and girls to get active and become engaged in a healthy lifestyle.

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