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Capital Area Head Start Celebrates Dr. Seuss's Birthday

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Capital Area Head Start (CAHS) celebrated Dr. Seuss's birthday and Read Across America Day on March 2. Parents and family members visited some classrooms to read their favorite Dr. Seuss books with students. Parent involvement in classrooms is an important part of each child's education in CAHS. Parents area a child's first and foremost teachers. We encourage parents to volunteer, visit, and get involved with their child's Head Start experience in some capacity!

Kids Cook Fresh Contest

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Whole Kids Foundation is on a mission to help kids eat better and enjoy it! Established as a 501(c) 3 organization by Whole Foods Market in 2011, we believe that real food should taste good and be good for you. This fall, we are delighted to launch a kids cooking contest to spark culinary curiosity for budding junior chefs, allowing families to spend quality time together in the kitchen. 

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Whole Kids Foundation is on a mission to help kids eat better and enjoy it! Established as a 501(c) 3 organization by Whole Foods Market in 2011, we believe that real food should taste good and be good for you. This fall, we are delighted to launch a kids cooking contest to spark culinary curiosity for budding junior chefs, allowing families to spend quality time together in the kitchen. 

AkzoNobel and SOS Children's Villages Partner to Fight Youth Unemployment With the Power of Paint

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AMSTERDAM , March 2, 2017 ​/3BL Media/ - AkzoNobel and SOS Children's Villages are joining forces to use education and renovation to drive a positive impact on youth unemployment. The partnership aims to reach the young people of SOS Children's Villages with AkzoNobel's "Let's Colour" program and professional training through AkzoNobel's painter academies around the world. The partnership kicks off with three countries in 2017: Brazil, Nigeria and Indonesia.

Diageo’s Learning Skills for Life Bartending Training Program Expands into Washington, DC

Established Global Program Trains and Secures Jobs for Local Unemployed Residents and Veterans
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WASHINGTON, March 1, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Diageo, a global leader in beverage alcohol, is proud to announce the expansion of its Learning Skills for Life bartending program into Washington, DC.  The program, designed to train unemployed and underemployed individuals, provides both the life and business skills needed to secure employment in the hospitality industry. Diageo has partnered with wholesaler Breakthru Beverage Washington, DC and the office of Washington, DC Deputy Mayor for Greater Economic Opportunity Courtney R.

Welcome Home Samuel!

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After 1,144 days in foster care, that’s more than three years, Samuel was adopted by his forever family! Welcome home Samuel!

The Wendy’s Wonderful Kids program is the signature program of the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption. Our mission is to find forever families for children waiting in foster care. We do that be providing grant dollars to adoption agencies across the country. Those agencies use the funds to hire specially-trained adoption recruiters whose sole mission is to find permanent, loving homes for the children who have been in foster care the longest?

Black Women and STEM: How Hidden Figures is Inspiring a New Generation

By: Gerri Mason Hall
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On February 26th movie fans all over the world tuned into the 89th Academy Awards ceremony, better known as the Oscars, where the best films of 2016 were honored. La La Land has received a record 14 Oscar nominations, but it’s another film and its story that is gathering much critical acclaim and popular following.

Quality of Military Life

By: David Scanlan
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General Lucian Truscott, a highly decorated U.S.

Subaru Gives Back With Share the Love

A cornerstone of the Subaru mission is supporting causes that are important to it as a company, its retailers and customers.
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That value is rarely more visible than during the annual Subaru Share the Love Event.1 Throughout the 2016 Subaru Share the Love Event, Subaru donates $250 for each new Subaru vehicle sold or leased to the customer’s choice of one of four national or participating retailers’ local charities. Since the Share the Love Event began, Subaru has donated nearly $70 million to a wide variety of national and local causes.

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Three Quality of Lifehacks for Recognizing the All-Stars at Your Organization

By: Quality of Lifehacks
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You may have watched this weekend’s NBA All-Star game, but do you know why those players were picked to play? It’s not about points scored or minutes played, and it’s not about the dollars they earn for team owners. They’re chosen by the people most touched by their work. The NBA lets fans pick half of the starting players — and the rest are picked by fellow players and the media who cover them. Coaches pick the reserves.

The Power of Engagement: New FCA US Supplier Diversity Initiative Strengthens Ties with Minority Business Associations

‘Inaugural Black Supplier Engagement Forum’ launches program by hosting the Michigan Black Chamber of Commerce during Black History Month
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AUBURN HILLS, Mich., February 21, 2017 /3BL Media/ - FCA US LLC supplier diversity kicks off 2017 with a new initiative aimed at connecting its purchasing organization with minority, women and veteran business associations by providing customized training, learning and development, and networking opportunities.
 

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