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AECOM’s Fifth Urban SOS Student Competition Seeks Designs for “New Industry”

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NEW YORK, April 17, 2014 /3BL Media/ - AECOM has launched “Urban SOS: Towards a new industry,” its fifth Urban SOS student competition. Open to students at undergraduate and graduate levels around the world, this year’s competition seeks interdisciplinary design responses that generate economic development and improve urban conditions at sites of derelict industrial infrastructure. For complete submission requirements, see aecom.com/urbansos.

Count Me In and Capital One Announce Women Veteran Entrepreneur Finalists of WVEC Small Business Competition

Select Entrepreneurs to Participate in Business Accelerator Program Aimed to Help Grow their Businesses and Strengthen Their Local Economies
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Arlington, Va., April 16, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Count Me In for Women’s Economic Independence, the leading national not-for-profit provider of resources, business education, and community support for women entrepreneurs, and Capital One Financial Corporation are pleased to name 21 business owners as Pitch Finalists of its Women Veteran Entrepreneur Corps (WVEC) small business competition for women.

3 Things to Know about ECOLOGO

Domtar Certification Milestone - Windsor, QC Mill Now Producing ECOLOGO Certified Uncoated Paper
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Domtar recently joined select company by achieving UL’s ECOLOGO® certification, which involves a rigorous process few writing paper manufacturers have completed.  After over a year of hard work, Domtar’s Windsor, Quebec mill made the announcement that it had passed the ECOLOGO Certification’s environmental audit.  In doing so, Domtar became only the second North American manufacturer to offer ECOLOGO Certified uncoated paper, giving Canadian customers a number of newly certified products to choose from. 

Here’s what you need to know about this significant achievement:

Hilton Worldwide Awards Travel with Purpose Action Grants

Strengthening our Global Communities at the Local Level
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McLean, VA, April 16, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Hilton Worldwide today announced it is awarding more than $150,000 to 62 Hilton Worldwide properties and community organizations around the world as part of the Travel with Purpose Action Grant program. The grants are intended to support the development of local solutions and strengthen the quality of life in the communities Hilton Worldwide hotels and corporate offices serve.     

Count Me In and Capital One Honor Successful Women Veteran Entrepreneurs Who Have Contributed to Economic Growth in Communities Nationwide

As More Veterans Choose an Entrepreneurial Path, Capital One and Count Me In Celebrate First Graduating Class of the Women Veteran Entrepreneur Corps (WVEC) Program
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McLean, Va., April 15, 2014 /3BL Media/Capital One Financial Corporation and Count Me In for Women’s Economic Independence today announced that they will honor women veteran business owners from across the country who have successfully launched or grown their own businesses, generating new job opportunities and creating a ripple effect in economic growth in communities nationwide.

Our Commitment to Inclusion Once Again Recognized by HACR

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Another prestigious group has recognized AT&T for its diversity efforts.  The Hispanic Association of Corporate Responsibility (HACR) has given a nearly perfect rating of 95 out of 100 to AT&T on their Corporate Inclusion Index (CII) – the highest rating of any company surveyed.

Jefferson Twp Students Awarded Best in Nation Prize for App Design

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By Peggy McGlone

April 10, 2014 

JEFFERSON — Middle School students are being honored today for their app design, “Super Science Girl,” one of eight winners in the national Verizon innovative App Challenge.

The app is designed to spark young girls interest in science and technology activities. Verizon officials will join district officials, Jefferson Township principal Kevin Lipton and teacher Nancy Harris in presenting the award this morning at the Oak Ridge school.

Coaches vs. Cancer® 2014 Champion Award Honors St. John’s Basketball Coach Steve Lavin

Red Storm Coach and Cancer Survivor Recognized For Work to Support American Cancer Society
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April 10, 2014 /3BL Media/ - St. John’s basketball coach Steve Lavin was honored with the Coaches vs. Cancer Champion Award, presented Sunday, April 6 during Final Four Weekend in Dallas.

The honor is awarded annually to a college coach who has been engaged vigorously in the Coaches vs. Cancer program’s fundraising, education and promotional initiatives and has demonstrated leadership in the fight to save more lives from cancer.  Lavin, a prostate cancer survivor, received the Champion Award at the 2014 NABC Guardians of the Game Awards Show.

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