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INFOGRAPHIC: Employee Engagement...The Millennial Way

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Three-quarters (76%) of Millennials consider a company’s social and environmental commitments when deciding where to work and nearly two-thirds (64%) won’t take a job if a potential employer doesn’t have strong corporate social responsibility (CSR) practices, according to the 2016 Cone Communications Millennial Employee Engagement Study. So what do Millennials really want when coming to work? Check out this infographic to learn more.

No Time Left? Your Company Can Still Rock #GivingTuesday

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Get excited (if you aren’t already): #GivingTuesday 2016 is finally here. Even if your team hasn’t done much to prepare ahead of time, taking a few small actions now could help make a bigger difference during this global day of giving. If you have just one hour left to plan for the big day, spend 90 seconds of that time with our quick guide for some last-minute ideas and inspiration.

Continuing the Journey: Engineers Without Borders in Peru


In partnership with Eastman Corporate Responsibility, the Engineers Without Border (EWB-USA) Tri-Cities Chapter is making a difference in Peru.

A team of Eastman employees and regional EWB members recently traveled to Samne, Peru for the third assessment trip. This time, the chapter had five objectives, all of which they were able to complete during the eight-day trip.

FACES of Olive Garden | Lacey Gearhart


At Olive Garden, our team members serve as the faces of our brand and ambassadors of our core values. They make an impression on every guest who walks through our front doors, delivering great food, an engaging atmosphere and unmatched service.

Holland America Line President Orlando Ashford Honored with Bethune-Cookman University Leadership Award

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November 24, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Holland America Line President Orlando Ashford was honored by Bethune-Cookman University at the fourth annual Mary McLeod Bethune Legacy Awards Gala in Daytona Beach, Florida, Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2016. Ashford, who received the Leadership Award, was recognized for his dedication and continuous contribution to education and the community.

generationOn and The Walt Disney Company Celebrate the Power of Family Giving During 26th Annual Family Volunteer Day

generationOn, Disney, ABC Television Group celebrities, Los Angles Regional Food Bank and L.A. Works “Share the Joy” through service to others to underscore importance of families giving back
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LOS ANGELES, Nov. 22, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Family Volunteer Day, powered by generationOn, the youth service division of Points of Light, and sponsored by The Walt Disney Company, is a day of service that demonstrates and celebrates the power of families who volunteer together, supporting their communities and neighborhoods. 

LongHorn Server 'Floored' by Help from Team, Darden Dimes


When a sudden death left Server Karen Cooper’s daughter a widow and Karen’s young grandson without a father, her LongHorn Steakhouse team rallied to help the family through its darkest days.

Volunteers Bill and Susan Tyson Receive the Edna Silberman Humanitarian Award

Congratulations to Bill and Susan Tyson! These long-time volunteers recently received Keystone Human Services’ Edna Silberman Humanitarian Award for their volunteer work with Susquehanna Service Dogs! 
The Edna Silberman Humanitarian Award is given to a person or persons who has made significant contributions to people, the community, and Keystone Human Services, and has played a major role in making Keystone Human Services’ vision real in the lives of others. As you may know, Susquehanna Service Dogs is a program of Keystone Human Services. 

How Can Volunteering Build Employee Engagement?


By Paul Peters

The first time I ever volunteered, I didn’t really “volunteer,” in the strictest sense. It took some nudging.

I’d been working as a reporter at a small newspaper, and wrote a nice feature story about a woman and young girl brought together by Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS).

Who Will Be This Year’s Most Community-Minded Companies?

Points of Light launches survey for the 2017 Civic 50
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WASHINGTON, November 15, 2016 /3BL Media/ – For Eli Lilly and Company, community change means ensuring every student in Indianapolis has access to STEM education. For FedEx, it means having FedEx team members help teach safe motorist behaviors to create safer, more walkable communities. For KeyBank, community change manifests itself in $25 million in funding and research efforts for affordable housing communities across the country. These are just three of the 50 companies Points of Light recognized as best practice corporate citizens in 2016.


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