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Keep Brevard Beautiful and Partners Launch New Lagoon Friendly Lawns Program to Combat Nutrient Pollution

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Protecting Florida’s Indian River Lagoon, one of the most biologically diverse estuaries in North America, can now start right in a Brevard County resident’s backyard with Keep Brevard Beautiful’s new Lagoon Friendly Lawns program.

When Partnering with Nonprofits, Communication is Key

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In honor of VM Summit 16, which is all about corporate/ nonprofit collaboration, this series of volunteerism-related blog posts will take one topic and explain how it’s relevant to both groups. Today’s topic? Communication in Corporate/ Nonprofit Partnerships.

Keep Golden Isles Beautiful Volunteer Spreads Message: Cigarette Butts are Litter Too

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Bordering the Atlantic Ocean, Georgia’s City of Brunswick and Glynn County reap the benefits of a rich coastal estuarine and beach ecology. In this pristine ecological area, land-based litter – especially cigarette litter – pose a significant challenge to the health of the vital salt marsh estuaries because storm drains transport litter directly to the sea. Found on the ground, spotted in the marsh and seen floating in the ocean, cigarette litter is a huge problem in the Golden Isles of Georgia.

Points of Light and The Walt Disney Company Call for Daily Point of Light Award Nominations for Families

Celebrating Families Who Volunteer Together in Honor of Family Volunteer Day, November 19, 2016
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ATLANTA, August 11, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Points of Light and The Walt Disney Company will celebrate the impact of family volunteering across the nation by honoring exemplary family volunteers with a Daily Point of Light Award. The award recognizes their commitment to volunteering as a family. The call for nominations opens today and nominations will be reviewed on an ongoing basis through October 7.

Anheuser-Busch Provides Community Restoration Grants to Keep America Beautiful Affiliate Communities in Need

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STAMFORD, Conn., Aug. 9, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful, the national nonprofit that envisions a country in which every community is a clean, green and beautiful place to live, and Anheuser-Busch (NYSE: BUD), today announced the recipients of the 2016 Keep America Beautiful/Anheuser-Busch Community Restoration Grants program.

Keep Mississippi Beautiful’s “Wildflower Trails” are Taking Bloom

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Mississippi is well known for its natural beauty. But over the years, the amount of native wildflowers has dwindled because of the common threats of habitat loss and invasive plants.

Mayor Turner Announces ServiceWorks Skill-Building Bootcamp for Hire Houston Youth in Partnership with Volunteer Houston, Points of Light, Houston Independent School District, and the White House Summer Opportunity Project

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“Access to a job in the summer and beyond can make all the difference to a young person – especially those who don’t have access to many resources and opportunities.” - President Barack Obama

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“Access to a job in the summer and beyond can make all the difference to a young person – especially those who don’t have access to many resources and opportunities.” - President Barack Obama

Sodexo Receives Outstanding Corporate Group Award from the United Way

Award recognizes Sodexo’s community partnership and local impact through support of the Christian Service Center for Central Florida’s Love Pantry and Daily Bread programs.
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., August 4, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Life Services, has been recognized by the United Way with the 2016 Community Volunteer Excellence Award, Outstanding Corporate Group Category for the company’s work impacting the community.  The Christian Service Center for Central Florida (CSC) nominated Sodexo for the award, highlighting the commitment from the company’s volunteers to not only support CSC programs, but for continually seeking opportunities to leverage and contribute their expertise in other areas.

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