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Mohawk Group and Durkan Participate in Susan G. Komen 3-Day in Seattle

Seattle presence included showroom kickoff event for design community
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SEATTLE, September 20, 2019 /3BL Media/ —Mohawk Group and Durkan renewed their commitment to the fight against breast cancer at the Susan G. Komen 3-Day in Seattle which concluded earlier this week. Both divisions increased their presence and involvement over last year, officially kicking off the popular fundraiser with a special showroom event for the local design community. The event showcased the mission and lifesaving work of Susan G.

AEG Raises More Than $40,000 for Pediatric Cancer Research at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Through Company-Sponsored 2019 Nautica Malibu Triathlon Team

Since 2015, AEG has raised more than $100,000 for CHLA competing in Triathlon’s Entertainment Industry Challenge
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In a combined effort to advance its employees’ health and well-being and continue its longstanding support of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA), AEG – the world’s leading sports and live entertainment company – raised more than $40,000 for CHLA through its involvement with the Nautica Malibu Triathlon on Sunday, Sept. 15 in Malibu, Calif.

My Special Aflac Duck® Soars into Children's Hospital of Philadelphia During Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Patients Receive Robotic Duck Designed to Help Them Cope with Cancer
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PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Aflac, the leader in supplemental insurance sales at U.S. worksites, today delivered My Special Aflac Ducks to patients at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. My Special Aflac Duck, designed by Sproutel, is a social robot that uses medical play, lifelike movement, and emotions to engage and help comfort kids during their cancer care.

Childhood Cancer Awareness Month: Advocate. Support. Cure.

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Every September, childhood cancer organizations around the world come together in recognition of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, with a goal to increase awareness and raise funds for those affected by childhood cancer. According to CureSearch, each year more than 15,000 children in the U.S. alone are diagnosed with cancer.

FCA US Continues Its Longstanding Leadership Improving the Health and Overall Well-being of Employees and Families

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AUBURN HILLS, Mich., September 19, 2019 /3BL Media/ – FCA US LLC was recognized once again by the National Business Group on Health (NBGH), earning another gold medal for its comprehensive programs that support a healthy workplace and encourage healthy lifestyles for both employees and their families. 
 
This was the 11th consecutive year the Company achieved this important benchmark and the ninth consecutive year FCA US is the only automaker to earn this prestigious award.

Sodexo Partners With 70 Universities to Host Largest Farmers Market @ Campuses Across America

Initiative Highlights Local Sourcing, Celebrates Fresh Produce and Promotes Nutrition During Partnership for a Healthier America’s Healthy Campus Week
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., September 19, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Today’s college students are more invested than ever in where their food comes from and what they are eating.

I Get Hope from Knowing That I Have Purpose: Bishop Hartsel Clifton Shirley on HIV

"...and I will be able to exuberantly live out that purpose.”
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Hartsel Shirley is a Bishop based in Atlanta, Georgia, who has been involved with HIV advocacy since 2002. He has participated in numerous conferences, panels, and workshops to educate others about aging with HIV and combat the stigma faced by people living with HIV, particularly in the Black community. “Hartsel” has 3 meanings – full of grace, a bright flame, a living marvel.

HIV is No Longer a Death Sentence: Malcolm Reid

“I believe when people see me and my husband, out in the community, living, thriving, doing the work; they will understand that HIV is no longer a death sentence.”
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Malcolm Reid is based in Atlanta, Georgia and has been involved with HIV advocacy since 2014. He created THRIVE SS’s group for Black men living with HIV over the age of 50, Silver Lining Project, and works to help participants grapple with aging, PTSD, loss, and stigma while training them in political advocacy. Malcolm is an avid thrill-seeker and rollercoaster enthusiast having ridden over 50 of the world's fastest. 

PYXERA Global Joins the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s CE100 Network

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PYXERA Global is joining the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s Circular Economy 100 network (CE100 network) this week, a pre-competitive innovation network established by the Foundation to enable organizations to develop new opportunities and more quickly realize their circular economy ambitions. The CE100 network brings together corporations, governments and cities, academic institutions, emerging innovators, and other thought leaders in a unique multi-stakeholder platform. The network has a global scope and convenes members at events held in Europe and North America.

Merck Announces First Nine “Safer Childbirth Cities” Committed to Reducing Maternal Deaths and Narrowing Disparities in the US

Co-Funders Join Merck for Mothers to Support Newly Formed City-Based Coalitions
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KENILWORTH, N.J., September 18, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Merck (NYSE: MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, announced today its funding support of projects in nine cities across the country to help end preventable maternal deaths. Each project will be tailored to the needs of pregnant women in their respective city, focusing on reducing barriers to prenatal and postpartum care and addressing both the health and social factors that affect a healthy pregnancy and childbirth.

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