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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.

Safety Program Recognized with Local Awards

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DEERFIELD, Ill., April 10, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Baxter International Inc. (NYSE: BAX) was recently recognized for safety performance. Baxter China’s Guangzhou manufacturing plant is one of 12 recipients of the Guangzhou Economic and Technological Development District’s (GETDD) 2013 Excellent Safety Culture Company Award for dedication to creating a safe manufacturing environment and culture. The 400 companies that participated in the competition were graded on 10 safety criteria including commitment, continuous improvement, policy and vision.

Edith Green Wendell Wyatt Federal Building Earns a National AGC Award

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PORTLAND, April 9, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Howard S. Wright, a Balfour Beatty company, recently received a national award of merit for the Edith Green Wendell Wyatt Federal Building in the Building Renovation category from the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC).

Good As Gold: Boeing Everett Delivery Center Earns LEED Silver Environmental Award

Delivery center has extra reason to celebrate on its one-year anniversary
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This year, an unprecedented number of commercial airplanes will be delivered to airline customers around the world from the delivery center in Everett, Wash., located next to where the majority of Boeing’s widebody airplanes are built. In April 2014, as the Center celebrated its one-year anniversary, it also had something else to celebrate -- receiving the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council.

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