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Consumers Energy Foundation Provides $500,000 to Three Projects Protecting Michigan’s Natural Resources, with Planet Awards

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JACKSON, Mich., April 22, 2019 /3BL Media/ – The Consumers Energy Foundation celebrated Earth Day today by providing $500,000 for three projects that will make a significant impact on Michigan’s environment – protecting habitat for Michigan’s wildlife, planting 100,000 trees and preserving freshwater resources.

The Michigan Nature Association, Conservation Resource Alliance and Michigan United Conservation Clubs are the first recipients of the Foundation’s Planet Awards. The grants aim to preserve, restore and protect Michigan’s natural resources.

Kingsport, Tennessee, Paper Mill Drives a Century of Growth

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At Domtar, we’re a proud part of the communities where we operate. We not only produce pulp, paper and personal care products in our facilities, but we also support vocational education, environmental sustainability and civic and recreational programs that enhance daily lives for our neighbors. Often, a pulp and paper mill was central to the development of these communities, and decades, or even a century later, that same mill remains one of the area’s largest employers.

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Former Navy Fighter Pilot ‘Whiz’ Buckley to Share Stories from His Military and Business Career as Keynote Speaker at Salute to the Troops Charity Celebration
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The Salute to the Troops Charity Celebration has announced former Navy fighter pilot E. Matthew “Whiz” Buckley as the keynote speaker for its 5th annual event on May 4 at 6 p.m. at The Inn at Harbor Shores in Saint Joseph, Michigan. The event benefits Homes for Our Troops, whose motto is “Building Homes, Rebuilding Lives,” and is presented by the Whirlpool Corporation Veterans Association and The Inn at Harbor Shores. Activities for the evening include dinner, dancing, a silent auction, and a celebration of veterans in the community.

Subaru of America Supports Shelter Pets During 2019 New York International Auto Show With Adoption Event

Automaker Partners with ASPCA to Help Pets Find Loving Homes
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CAMDEN, N.J., April 18, 2019 /3BL Media/ — Subaru of America, Inc. today announced it will be hosting a pet adoption event during the 2019 New York International Auto Show in partnership with the ASPCA® (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®), based in New York City. The ASPCA is the longest-standing animal welfare organization in North America and serves as the nation’s leading voice for animals in crisis. Taking place at the Subaru exhibit on Level One inside the Jacob K.

Consumers Energy Provides $15,000 to Three Michigan Community Projects with ‘Put Your Town on the Map’ Competition

Port Austin, Spring Lake, Sparta Receive Funds to Promote Local Development
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THOMPSONVILLE, Mich., April 18, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Michigan communities in Huron, Ottawa and Kent counties are receiving a total of $15,000 for projects to energize local residents and attract statewide attention after winning Consumers Energy’s first “Put Your Town on the Map” competition.

Port Austin received $7,500 for first place. Spring Lake received $5,000 as runner-up, and Sparta received $2,500. Also competing were projects in Greenville, Groveland Township, Pentwater, Quincy, Shelby, Stanton and West Branch.

Disney Team of Heroes Debuts Innovative Experiences at Texas Children’s Hospital

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Just over 12 months since Bob Iger, Chairman and CEO of The Walt Disney Company, announced a bold $100 million commitment to support children’s hospitals around the world, leaders from Disney and Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston, Texas, debuted a suite of experiences, murals and interactive art aimed at providing comfort and inspiration for children and families.

Video | Connecting the Youngest Generations to the Earth

This Earth Day, and Every Day, ScottsMiracle-Gro commits to bringing the life-enhancing benefits of gardens to the kids who need them most
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From healthy food access to social connectedness, gardens provide powerful benefits to communities, to families, and most importantly, to children’s lives. That’s why ScottsMiracle-Gro launched the Gro More Good initiative with a commitment to connect 10 million children to the benefits of gardens and greenspaces over the next five years.

Smithfield Foods Achieves Donations in All 50 States With a 41,000 Pound Delivery of Protein to New Mexico’s Roadrunner Food Bank

Lowe’s Supermarket Joins the 15th Stop of Smithfield’s 2019 Helping Hungry Homes® Tour
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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., April 16, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Today, Smithfield Foods, Inc. and Lowe’s Supermarket joined forces to donate more than more than 41,000 pounds of protein to Roadrunner Food Bank. Smithfield’s contribution was part of the company’s 2019 Helping Hungry Homes® donation tour.

Timberland Kicks off Earth Day Season with Greening Event in Zhongshan China

Earth Day service events planned in 27 cities around the globe for April and May
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While associates at Timberland’s global headquarters in New Hampshire eagerly await the arrival of spring, employees in the brand’s Zhongshan, China production office got a head start on Earth Day by installing a colorful perennial bed at the Dongguan Botanical Garden in Guangdong, China.  Tina Tong, a product developer in Timberland’s Zhongshan office, assembled a group of 67 volunteers to plant 3,000 perennials and shrubs, creating an inviting entrance for visitors to the park.
  

A Vision for Corporate Philanthropy From a Philadelphia Leader

By David Allen
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For a discussion on corporate social responsibility, who better to share insights than a leader from the company with the largest corporate philanthropic footprint in Philadelphia?

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