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By Matthew B. Hersh SOURCE: Verizon DESCRIPTION:At just 9 years old, Justina Nixon-Saintil emigrated with her family from the island country of Dominica to the South Bronx. The youngest of five children, she and her siblings were frequent witnesses to rampant crime. The only bright spot, Nixon-Saintil said, was the educational opportunities provided at the Catholic school in Harlem, where her...
Company suppliers join effort to revitalize blighted neighborhood SOURCE: General Motors DESCRIPTION:DETROIT, July 31, 2015 /3BL Media/ – A record 3,700 volunteers from General Motors will help deep clean a high school, board up vacant residences, whack weeds and mow lawns next week as part of the non-profit Life Remodeled effort to make over the 4.5 square-mile Osborn neighborhood, among the...
by Antonio Pasolini SOURCE: Justmeans DESCRIPTION:​Keen Footwear ​is hitting the road to raise awareness of the great outdoors. It started on July 29th, when​ ​a yellow, revamped '70s RV started a two-month cross-country trip to raise awareness ​of the importance of​ preserving public lands​. ​The action is part of a campaign called Live Monumental, ​aimed at preserving the places where people...
Aramark’s Menus at MLB Parks Hit a Homerun with Vegetarian Fans SOURCE: Aramark DESCRIPTION:PHILADELPHIA, PA, July 31, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Aramark (NYSE: ARMK), the award-winning food and beverage partner of nine Major League Baseball teams, is pleased to announce five of the ballparks where it operates were named to the top ten list of the most vegetarian-friendly major league ballparks in PETA’s...
Ingersoll Rand sustainability expert explains variables and solutions SOURCE: Ingersoll Rand DESCRIPTION:Ingersoll Rand's W. Scott Tew, executive director, Center for Energy Efficiency & Sustainability (CEES) at Ingersoll Rand, shares insights on the increase of energy that will be needed to support where people live, work and thrive, given the growing population. In this article originally...
SOURCE: National Grid DESCRIPTION:At National Grid, safety is in our DNA. To help promote electric safety, we created a seven-minute version of our electric live line safety demonstration. How much do you know about electricity safety?  For more information please visit our website: www.nationalgridus.com, or our Connecting website. You can also follow us on Twitter, watch us on You Tube, Like us...
SOURCE: Mary Kay DESCRIPTION:One of the greatest privileges in my professional career has been serving as a member of The Mary Kay Foundation℠ board of directors. You see, every day there is a woman, man or child in the United States benefitting from Mary Kay and The Mary Kay Foundation℠'s work and commitment to end domestic violence. Mary Kay helps survivors of abuse every step of the way. Young...
by Shalini Datta SOURCE: Cisco Systems Inc. SUMMARY:AfterTaste is a partner of Cisco CSR. Cisco sponsors The Huffington Post's ImpactX section. DESCRIPTION:When we choose to work in a field not conventionally connected to our educational qualifications, it's nearly impossible not to be confronted by the thought, "You are not using your education, your knowledge," from time to time. I am a...
SOURCE: Major League Baseball Players Trust DESCRIPTION:My name is Ryan Blay, an Action Team Captain who just graduated from Jefferson Academy High School in Broomfield, Colorado. Last year, I was introduced to the Action Team — a partnership of Volunteers of America and the Major League Baseball Players Trust. As my school’s Key Club president, I wanted to have my club start an Action Team so we...
SOURCE: Norfolk Southern Corporation DESCRIPTION:NORFOLK, Va., July 31, 2015 /3BL Media/ -- Norfolk Southern brings its Whistle-Stop Safety Train to the Carolinas this week to remind motorists and pedestrians to be safe and alert when around railroad tracks and trains. The train, operated by Norfolk Southern with Operation Lifesaver, www.oli.org, a national rail safety public education...