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Dan Austin: 88Bikes

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A generation ago, the dream of owning a bicycle was one shared by a vast number of American kids. While the explosion of competitors like video games and iPhones may have somewhat tempered that youthful enthusiasm for bikes in this country, there are still millions of children in developing nations who can only begin to imagine having their very own bicycle. This week’s guest on Sea Change Radio, Dan Austin, is in the business of fulfilling those dreams for kids from Belgrade to Calcutta.

Duke Energy Grants $205,000 to Seven Projects to Eliminate Blight, Drive Redevelopment and Job Growth in Greater Cincinnati’s Urban Cores

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  • Urban Revitalization grants provide much-needed gap funding for redevelopment and restoration of buildings in Northern Kentucky and southwest Ohio
  • A proven catalyst for economic development and job growth in communities
  • Nearly $2.4 million in Urban Revitalization grants to 72 projects across Greater Cincinnati since 2011
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  • Urban Revitalization grants provide much-needed gap funding for redevelopment and restoration of buildings in Northern Kentucky and southwest Ohio
  • A proven catalyst for economic development and job growth in communities
  • Nearly $2.4 million in Urban Revitalization grants to 72 projects across Greater Cincinnati since 2011

Detroit Tigers Negro Leagues Weekend Honors Detroit Stars and Legacy of African Americans in Detroit Baseball History

2019 marks 17th season Comerica Bank has sponsored MLB’s longest-running weekend celebration
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August 13, 2019 /3BL Media/ — The Detroit Tigers Negro Leagues Weekend, a celebration that pays homage to the prominent legacy of African Americans in the game of baseball, took place August 7-9 at Comerica Park during a weekend series against the Kansas City Royals. Comerica has served as a long-time partner supporting the most extensive and longest-running event of its kind in Major League Baseball.

Unique Back-to-School Campaign Expands reach of LG’s ‘Life’s Good: Experience Happiness’ Initiative

‘Life’s Good’ Brand Partners with SoulPancake; #Day1 Campaign Brings Sustainable Happiness Skills to More Youth Across the Nation
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ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., Aug. 14, 2019 /3BL Media/ – With the 2019-20 school year getting under way across the country, LG Electronics USA is expanding its “Life’s Good: Experience Happiness” initiative to more schools, while securing a new partnership that will expose a broader audience to the scientific principles that lead to happiness.

Grow Detroit’s Young Talent Interns Learning From Comerica Bank

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Getting a head start can help you gain better position, and that’s what the Grow Detroit’s Young Talent program and Comerica Bank are doing for several students this summer.

Young professionals from the GDYT program joined the team at Comerica as interns to learn different aspects of the banking industry. The group of talented young men and women work with staff to build their professional portfolios.

Scotiabank Unveils Public Legacy Space in Partnership With The Gord Downie & Chanie Wenjack Fund

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TORONTO, Aug. 9, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Scotiabank has unveiled its second Downie Wenjack Legacy Space in Toronto, further signifying its commitment to promoting education and discussion around reconciliation.

Rebuilding Together Elects New Members to National Board of Directors

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WASHINGTON, August 13, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Rebuilding Together, the leading national nonprofit organization providing critical home repairs and revitalizing our communities today announced the election of two members to its national board of directors. Letitia (“Tish”) King, communications consultant for the Center for Security and Emerging Technology at Georgetown University and Bob Miller, Chairman and Owner of The Schulte Group were elected unanimously to the organization’s governing body.

Eileen Fitzgerald to Lead Wells Fargo’s Housing Affordability Philanthropy

Industry veteran brings experience in rental, homeownership, policy
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SAN FRANCISCO, August 7, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Wells Fargo today announced that Eileen Fitzgerald will join the company as head of its housing affordability philanthropy. She begins work Sept. 30 and will report to Brandee McHale, president of the Wells Fargo Foundation.

ON Semiconductor Sponsors IEEE Empower a Billion Lives Competition

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PHOENIX, Ariz., Aug 13, 2019 /3BL Media/ – ON Semiconductor (Nasdaq: ON), energy efficient innovations, announced a sponsorship to IEEE Empower a Billion Lives (EBL), an interdisciplinary, biennial global competition to identify and promote innovative solutions to energy poverty. EBL seeks solutions from innovators of all backgrounds that leverage cutting-edge technologies and are designed to scale.

Presenting a Stage for Children to Thrive at Crown Center

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Forty years in the making, the Coterie Theatre at Crown Center continues to expand and foster childhood creativity in the heart of downtown Kansas City, Missouri. 

Since its start in 1979, it has given 13,000 performances and served more than 2.2 million youth with live theater and educational programs. Founders Judith Yeckel and Vicky Lee, two graduate theater students from the University of Missouri-Kansas City, began the organization with the intention of empowering children from all walks of life. 

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