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New Cone Research Reveals Millennials are Challenging Employee Engagement Norms

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Last year, Millennials surpassed Gen Xers as the largest generation in the workforce. They are our managers of today and our executives of tomorrow – and they're changing the face of employee engagement.

Carnival Corporation to Expand the Fathom Experience to Additional Company Cruise Line Brands

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MIAMI, November 4, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world’s largest leisure travel company, announced Wednesday plans to expand its Fathom brand’s Dominican Republic social impact experiences to its other cruise line brands sailing to its Amber Cove port of call.

Collegiate GameDay Recycling Challenge Reaches Midway Point

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It’s halftime for the 2016 GameDay Recycling Challenge!

The GameDay Recycling Challenge (GDRC) is a friendly competition that encourages sustainability in collegiate athletics by promoting waste reduction and recycling practices in football stadiums and at tailgating areas. Many of the GDRC events coincide with America Recycles Day, a Keep America Beautiful national initiative.

Boy, LongHorn Steakhouse Turn Lemonade into 9/11 Meals

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Oliver Perry is a budding lemonade-stand mogul with the heart of a philanthropist. All this and he’s only 7.

The Lafayette, LA, boy earned $325 over the summer selling the favorite drink of little entrepreneurs everywhere, and he wanted to use the money to feed first responders. He got the idea after watching a YouTube video about a child who treated police officers to breakfast. Oliver’s father, Nathan, is a reserve deputy with the Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office.

Avista Plants for Reforest Spokane Day

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This fall, Avista partnered with The Lands Council to plant trees for the 6th Annual Reforest Spokane Day. Over 400 volunteers planted 2,500 trees and native shrubs in west Spokane, downtown and along the Centennial Trail and Spokane River. Avista is proud to partner with The Lands Council on this wonderful community event and engage the community while enhancing the health of our natural resources.

Civic 50 Honorees AT&T and Hasbro Made a Difference by Mentoring Youth

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Maya Angelou. Quincy Jones. Sting. Tom Brokaw. President Bill Clinton. What do all of these people have in common? Their successes in life would not have been possible without the guidance and advice of a mentor. Civic 50 sector leaders AT&T and Hasbro Inc.

Faces of LongHorn Steakhouse | Chris Hefner

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At LongHorn Steakhouse, 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.

Keep Prince William Beautiful Helps Bring Serenity to Adult Day Healthcare Center

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Keep America Beautiful affiliate Keep Prince William Beautiful, area businesses, and a civic organization recently partnered with the Prince William Area Agency on Aging to create a “Serenity Garden” in the circle in front of the Adult Day Healthcare Center in Woodbridge, Virginia.

How OhioHealth Surpasses Their Associate Volunteering Goals

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OhioHealth doesn’t see itself as a separate entity from its community. With a system of more than 28,000 physicians, associates, and volunteers, they’re an integral component of their community.

I initially heard from Todd Anderson, OhioHealth’s Client Relations Manager at VolunteerMatch, that the company managed to increase volunteer participation rates by over 4,000 hours in just one year. To be specific, they set a goal to track 18,500 volunteer hours in 2016 — a goal which they met and then surpassed by reaching 22,618 volunteer hours.

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