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Codecon: Bloomberg's Own Bit of March Madness

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Originally posted on Bloomberg Now. 

We still have a bit of “March Madness” going on at Bloomberg.

Michael Cuddyer Announces Home Runs for Humanity Challenge

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Michael Cuddyer will donate $250 to Montero Medical Missions for each home run he hits in 2015 and invites fans to join the cause.

The Mets left fielder, a member of the Montero Medical Mission’s international advisory board, announced the initiative at a fundraising event this past fall.

Coast to Coast, Action Team Captains are Giving Back this Holiday Season

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Last weekend marked the beginning of a busy holiday season for Action Team Captains across the United States. Staying true to the nature of Thanksgiving, our Captains were hard at work giving back to those in need.
 

RSF Social Finance Makes a Loan to the Charlottesville Waldorf School

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SAN FRANCISCO, October 28, 2014 /3BL Media/ RSF Social Finance (RSF) is pleased to announce a new loan to the Charlottesville Waldorf School (CWS). RSF financing will help the school refinance existing debt, build reserves, and develop more classroom space. 

Tennessee Farmer, Saved by the SynCardia Total Artificial Heart, Returns to Virginia to Complete 25th Anniversary Vacation

One year later, Jack and Mary Jones stop to thank Sentara Heart Hospital staff who saved Jack in 2013 with the SynCardia Heart, which bridged him to a donor heart transplant.
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TUCSON, Ariz., Oct. 22, 2014 /3BL Media/ – When Jack and Mary Jones first showed up at Sentara Heart Hospital on July 21, 2013, Jack was unconscious, fighting for his life after suffering a heart attack. It was the first day of the couple’s vacation to celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary.

In July 2014 Jack and Mary went back to Virginia where they started their trip. It was a year later to the day. They took their bicycles to tour parts of Norfolk and rode their bicycles to Sentara Hospital to thank as much of the staff as they could for taking such good care of Jack.

Virginia Waste Industries Association Announces New Regional Chapter Manager

Waste Industries’ Bob Kania, former VWIA chair, returns as Mike Dobson steps down
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The Virginia Waste Industries Association (VWIA) announced Bob Kania will assume the role of regional chapter manager.

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The Virginia Waste Industries Association (VWIA) announced Bob Kania will assume the role of regional chapter manager.

Akhil Rekulapelli of Virginia Wins 2014 National Geographic Bee And $50,000 College Scholarship

Students from Florida and California Take Second and Third Place
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‘Geo Bee 2014’ to air Thursday, May 22, at 7 p.m. ET/PT on National Geographic Channel and Nat Geo WILD

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‘Geo Bee 2014’ to air Thursday, May 22, at 7 p.m. ET/PT on National Geographic Channel and Nat Geo WILD

Oil Train Derails in Lynchburg, Virginia

Latest incident comes amid safety debate over rail transport of crude.
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A train carrying crude oil derailed Wednesday afternoon in Lynchburg, Virginia, sending flames and black plumes of smoke into the air near a railside eatery and pedestrian waterfront along the James River. Approximately 15 cars were involved in the derailment of the train, which was en route from Chicago to Virginia, according to the train's operator, CSX.

Continue reading on The Great Energy Challenge.

Alexandria-Area Resident Michael Menchel Receives 2013 “Maytag® Dependable Leader” Award

Award recognizes Boys & Girls Club professionals and volunteers who exemplify leadership and dependability with $20,000 grant for their club
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ALEXANDRIA, VA, NOV. 21, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Maytag® brand and Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) announced that Michael Menchel has been named a “2013 Maytag Dependable Leader” in recognition for his demonstrated commitment to dependability and dedication to keeping youth on the path to achieve great futures.

CITGO and Local Marketer PAPCO Partner With Neptune Festival for 40th Annual Boardwalk Weekend Grand Finale Event

Bess the Book Bus Donates 900 Books, Miss Virginia and Miss Virginia Outstanding Teen 2013 Promote Issues Awareness
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VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., Oct. 28, 2013 /3BL Media /PRNewswire/ -- CITGO Petroleum Corporation and Local CITGO Marketer PAPCO Inc. sponsored the 40th Annual Virginia Beach Neptune Festival, which took place Sept. 27 - 29. Also participating on behalf of CITGO were Bess the Book Bus, Miss Virginia and Miss Virginia Outstanding Teen, who brought books and music to the event.

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