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Great American Cleanup Project Benefits Martin Nature Park in Oklahoma City

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Oklahoma City's Martin Nature Park recently received a facelift as city, state, nonprofit and private industry teamed up to celebrate the Great American Cleanup, during Oklahoma’s Arbor Week.

Rotary Club Pairs Student with Head of Whirlpool

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David Reimers has always dreamed of working at Whirlpool, and now he's living his dream. When David was in high school, a Rotary club set up an interview for him with Jeff Fettig, the CEO of Whirlpool. Fettig gave him good advice and helped him apply for a summer internship. Now out of college and working at Whirlpool in sales, David says, "I couldn’t be more thankful starting my career off this way.”

Read more about how Fettig is mentoring Reimers on Rotary.com

VSP Global and U.S. Conference of Mayors Partner for Second Year to Provide Access to Eye Care to Communities in Need

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RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif., March 30, 2017 /3BL Media/- San Francisco resident Mounir Ebdellaoi has depended on his glasses to see since age 14. Ebdellaoi lives in one of the city’s most distressed neighborhoods and was recently mugged and his eyewear was destroyed in the altercation. “You don’t know what it’s like not to see,” Ebdellaoi explained. “I could not function without glasses, psychologically even, not just crossing the street and all that, but you just don’t feel the same. You’ve got to be able to see.”

De Beers Endorses Botswana’s Top Travel Rating

De Beers has stepped in to support Botswana as a leading tourist destination at the world’s biggest travel trade show.
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The country was this year’s official partner at the Internationale Tourismus-Borse (ITB) in Berlin, and Botswana’s President Seretse Khama Ian Khama was among leading figures to attend.

Overall, from 8 to 12 March, more than 100,000 trade visitors came to the ITB, which featured 10,000 exhibiting companies from 184 countries and regions on almost 1,100 stands in an area of 160,000 square metres.

As well as sponsoring the Botswana Pavilion, the premium pavilion at the show, De Beers played a significant role in its design and execution.

Barclays Helps Launch New Childline App

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Originally posted on Barclays

Children and young people who need to talk to somebody about difficult experiences now have somewhere else to go – a brand new app, developed by the counselling service Childline in partnership with Barclays.

The ‘For Me’ app – the first of its kind in the UK - provides a safe space for young people to talk with a professional Childline counsellor via instant message, whenever and wherever they need to.

GSK announces new scholarships to recognise retiring CEO Sir Andrew Witty’s contribution to global health

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- The Sir Andrew Witty GSK Scholarships will be funded by GSK and run by the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
- 10-year agreement to fund 30 scholars from sub-Saharan Africa on a Master of Science programme

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- The Sir Andrew Witty GSK Scholarships will be funded by GSK and run by the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
- 10-year agreement to fund 30 scholars from sub-Saharan Africa on a Master of Science programme

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan Supports Keep Maryland Beautiful's Affiliation with Keep America Beautiful

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Members of the Maryland Housing and Community Development Neighborhood Revitalization team joined Deputy Secretary Tony Reed and Keep America Beautiful's Senior Vice President/Recycling Brenda Pulley in Baltimore's Waverly neighborhood on March 20 for the launch of Keep Maryland Beautiful, coinciding with the launch of Keep America Beautiful's Great American Cleanup.

One Volunteer Opportunity, Unparalleled Reach

Where does a volunteer opportunity on VolunteerMatch end up?
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For nearly 20 years, VolunteerMatch has connected good people with good causes. From our launch in 1998 to date, we’ve grown to support a community of over 110,000 nonprofits, over 7,000,000 registered volunteers, and over 100 companies.

Born in Palo Alto and raised in San Francisco — America’s tech capital — we launched smart and early. Today, we’re the Web’s largest volunteer engagement network. To illustrate the reach of our network we created this “sweet” video.

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