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Mariela Poleo Appointed President of Simón Bolivar Foundation

Seasoned manager with extensive experience in international oil & gas is the first female president of the Foundation and latest in a series of recent steps elevating women in key leadership roles at CITGO
Press Release

HOUSTON, March 16, 2020 /3BL Media/— CITGO Petroleum Corporation announced the appointment of Mariela Poleo as President of the Simón Bolivar Foundation (SBF), the company’s non-profit, private foundation dedicated to catalyzing organizations and resources to meet the humanitarian needs of Venezuelans and Venezuelan refugees. As president, she will oversee all facets of SBF, including operations, financial management, and grant making activities.

CITGO E-Recycle Day Keeps 9 Roll-Off Boxes of Unwanted Electronics Out of Landfills

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LAKE CHARLES, La., March 16, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Hundreds of Southwest Louisiana residents recycled their unwanted electronics at the annual CITGO E-Recycle Day Saturday at the McNeese Cowboy Stadium parking lot.

National Grid Temporarily Suspends Collections-Related Activities to Lessen COVID-19 Hardship on Customers

Company deploys comprehensive pandemic response plan, continues to closely monitor outbreak
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WALTHAM, Mass., March 13, 2020 /3BL Media/ - National Grid has temporarily suspended collections-related activities, including service disconnections, to lessen any financial hardship the COVID-19 pandemic may have on our customers. The decision is part of the company’s pandemic preparedness plan, which is designed to mitigate the impact the virus has on our customers, our workforce and our ability to deliver safe, reliable electricity and natural gas to our customers.

Cox Partners With Girls Inc.

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Today’s girls face very real and profound issues as they navigate gender, economic and social barriers. But Girls Inc. is working to ensure positive outcomes for all girls — like increasing their graduation rate, helping them solve real-life problems and inspiring them to get involved in their communities — and Cox has committed itself to the cause. 

SC Johnson Contributes $1 Million to CDC Foundation’s Emergency Response Fund to Fight COVID-19

Support Will Help Address Fast-Emerging Needs to Combat COVID-19
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RACINE, Wis., March 13, 2020 /3BL Media/ – As the global community continues its fight to contain the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, SC Johnson today announced a $1 million contribution to the CDC Foundation’s Emergency Response Fund to strengthen domestic and global public health infrastructure and responses to address the spread of COVID-19.

Introducing Distrito T-Mobile: Un-carrier Deepens Commitment to Puerto Rico with 10-Year Investment in New Entertainment Complex

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What's the news

T-Mobile is deepening its commitment to Puerto Rico, landing exclusive naming rights for Distrito T-Mobile, a massive, new entertainment complex in San Juan. Opening in April 2020, Distrito T-Mobile will serve up incredible concerts, movies, games, dining and so much more to the people of Puerto Rico for the next decade! 

Why it matters

While Verizon remains absent and AT&T exits the island, T-Mobile is all-in on its support for the people of Puerto Rico as the community rebuilds and re-emerges stronger than ever.

Who it's for

The people of Puerto Rico.

Press Release

What's the news

T-Mobile is deepening its commitment to Puerto Rico, landing exclusive naming rights for Distrito T-Mobile, a massive, new entertainment complex in San Juan. Opening in April 2020, Distrito T-Mobile will serve up incredible concerts, movies, games, dining and so much more to the people of Puerto Rico for the next decade! 

Why it matters

While Verizon remains absent and AT&T exits the island, T-Mobile is all-in on its support for the people of Puerto Rico as the community rebuilds and re-emerges stronger than ever.

Who it's for

The people of Puerto Rico.

COVID-19: How Companies Are Responding

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As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve on a daily and almost hourly basis, it is an “all-hands-on-deck” situation to mitigate the health crisis that requires government, nonprofits, business and individual citizens to act and support. As we all seek to better understand how companies can be a positive force during uncertain times, we’ve rounded up a few examples of companies stepping up to support coronavirus mitigation:

Ideagen Announces Addition of New Board Members as Part of Global Expansion Presented Globally by Microsoft

Build-A-Bear CEO, Sharon Price John and Steven James Tingus, National Disability Policy and Inclusion Lead
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WASHINGTON, March 12, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Ideagen®'s CEO, George Sifakis Announces Sharon Price John, CEO of Build-a-Bear and Steven James Tingus, National Disability Policy and Inclusion Leader have joined the Ideagen Advisory Board

Ideagen® is honored to announce the addition of two new members on the Ideagen Advisory Board. Sharon Price John, CEO of Build-A-Bear Workshop and Steven Tingus. 

FedEx Helps The Salvation Army Provide Nashville Area Tornado Relief

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The Salvation Army has teams working across the community to serve our neighbors who have been affected by the tornadoes from March 3rd, 2020. Their efforts are being aided by a mobile feeding unit that was donated by FedEx.

Since 2007, FedEx has donated 22 mobile kitchens like this one to The Salvation Army. These donations have been made in cities across the United States, and to the United Kingdom, Mexico, Canada, Puerto Rico, Australia and Brazil.

IndiaRAP, Sponsored by FedEx, Is Helping Save Lives Across the Country

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IndiaRAP: International Road Assessment Program initiative in India, sponsored by FedEx, is helping save lives across the country.

IndiaRAP is a locally led, globally supported road assessment programme for India. It is a collaboration between iRAP and the Asian Institute of Transport Development (AITD), generously supported by FedEx.

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