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Supporting the Rodeo Run for Education

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Weatherford is a proud partner of the 30th annual Rodeo Run presented by ConocoPhillips, a Houston tradition which has awarded over $4.8 million in college scholarships to Texas high school students through the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Educational Fund since its inception. 

As a Gold Spur sponsor, we were glad to see our employees join thousands of runners and volunteers to raise money for college scholarships.

Communications Network is the Foundation of Smarter Cities and Smarter Grids

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The future of electric utilities is tightly bound to their ability to provide automated distribution of electric services. To support these evolving intelligent delivery systems, reliable high performance Internet Protocol (IP) data communications are required. Today’s utility communications networks consist of two distinct parts: Information technology (IT) and operational technology (OT), with the IT network supporting the business operations and the OT network supporting electric service delivery operations.

Kids and Teens Across America Make Their Mark on Hunger Through Service

generationOn and C&S Wholesale Grocers team up to engage youth in the fight against hunger and food insecurity
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NEW YORK, March 15, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Today, the third annual Make Your Mark on Hunger campaign launches nationwide to encourage kids and teens to engage in service that will help alleviate hunger and food insecurity in their communities. The campaign is powered by generationOn, the youth service division of Points of Light, and sponsored by C&S Wholesale Grocers.

SAGE and Citi Community Development Announce Expansion of SAGE LGBT Elder Housing Initiative that Boosts Access to Safe, Affordable Housing for Seniors

Affordable Housing Advocate Kelly Kent to lead National LGBT Elder Housing Initiative
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NEW YORK, March 15, 2017 /3BL Media/ --  Services and Advocacy for GLBT Elders (SAGE) and Citi Community Development announced today a major expansion of SAGE’s LGBT Elder Housing initiative.

Launched last year, the SAGE LGBT Elder Housing Initiative is a comprehensive national program to expand access to safe, affordable, and welcoming housing for LGBT older adults. The Initiative supports LGBT older adults in existing senior housing while simultaneously accelerating the development of housing specifically designed for them.

Reflections from the Big Game to Big Giving

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by Elizabeth Killinger

After hosting the most viewed and arguably most amazing Big Game ever played, and with Houstonians now saddling up for the annual Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, it’s easy to forget the hard work so many folks put into creating such a successful citywide event.

Lowe's Heroes Give Historic Neighborhood a Major Makeover

By Natia Walker, Community Relations Specialist at Lowe's
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Volunteers team up with Rebuilding Together in Houston to make repairs and transform 1935 home into community welcome center.

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Volunteers team up with Rebuilding Together in Houston to make repairs and transform 1935 home into community welcome center.

When Personal Passions & Purpose at Work Pair Up

How one employee's volunteer work around supporting women in tech became a workplace initiative
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By Benevity Charity Relations Coordinator Micki Mutch

Smarter Public Safety Communication Systems Are Critical to the Evolution of Cities

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As the communication technologies leveraged by the public safety sector advance, the intersection with smart city initiatives becomes all the more inevitable. Technological advances afforded by broadband long-term evolution (LTE) networks have changed how first responders, city and county officials, public agencies and transportation fleets communicate and gather data to better serve their communities.

Supporting Education for At-Risk Youth

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On February 23, 2016, Weatherford sponsored the Small Steps Clays Classic in support of Small Steps Nurturing Center, a Houston-based organization dedicated to the social, emotional, physical, intellectual and spiritual growth of economically at-risk children and their families. Weatherford has been a long-time supporter of Small Steps and recently provided them a donation of $300,000 from the 2016 Weatherford Walks charity event.

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