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.
‘Big Bike and Book Giveaway Day’ recognizes academic performance; encourages students to read and ride this summer
Kevin E. Frazier
FCA US LLC, a company better known for helping to put the Motor City on wheels, shifted gears on June 11 and rolled out hundreds of shiny, new bicycles and stacks of books for students in Detroit.
During the second annual “Big Bike and Book Giveaway Day” held at Palmer Park on the city’s west side, FCA US presented new bikes and books to 350 elementary, middle and high school students who have demonstrated improved academic performance, school attendance and good citizenship.
Tennessee Tech University’s College of Engineering has honored Eastman’s Carlos Carvajal as the first recipient of the Young Alumnus Achievement Award.
KINGSPORT, Tenn., March 29, 2016 /3BL Media/ “Carlos embodies a renaissance engineer and his passion for Tennessee Tech and the engineering profession is not easily matched,” said Steve R. Anton, assistant professor of mechanical engineering at Tennessee Tech. “Carlos is a success story and a wonderful role model for our students.”
SEATTLE, Dec. 11, 2015 /3BL Media/ — On Nov. 30 Holland America Line’s ms Zuiderdam became the seventh ship in the fleet in 2015 to earn a perfect score of 100 on a routine United States Public Health inspection conducted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
In the 2014-2015 school-year, more than 275,000 students participated in the Junior Achievement Europe Company Program. Participants learn to run a company from top to bottom, including creating the company and marketing their real products and services. The success of the program is largely due to the wide support from business volunteers, who act as mentors, offering expert advice to the students.
As part of Players Trust and Volunteers of America’s Action Team recognition efforts, Brunswick (ME) Action Team Captains recently attended a Boston Red Sox game, including pregame batting practice.
The Brunswick Action Team used their trip to historic Fenway Park as an opportunity to chronicle their activities throughout the school-year by producing their very own Action Team highlight video. And as you’ll see in the video, the Brunswick Action Team sure had a busy and productive year.
SEATTLE, Wash., March 27, 2015 /3BL Media/ — On recent routine United States Public Health inspections conducted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Holland America Line’s ms Statendam, ms Nieuw Amsterdam and ms Ryndam achieved perfect scores of 100.
Cruise Lines Earn Prestigious Recognition From the Ethisphere Institute
SEATTLE, March 18, 2015 /3BL Media/ - For the fourth consecutive year, Holland America Line, together with sister line Seabourn, was named among the World’s Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute, the global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices. The company secured its spot on the 2015 list by implementing and promoting the highest ethical business standards and practices both internally and in the community.
First Time in Company History that Ship Gets Eight Scores of 100 in a Row
SEATTLE, February 18, 2015 /3BL Media/ - On a recent surprise United States Public Health inspection conducted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, ms Eurodam became the first ship in Holland America Line’s history to achieve eight consecutive perfect scores of 100. The ship was inspected Feb. 1, 2015, at Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., at the start of a seven-day Caribbean cruise.
February 13, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Carnival Miracle scored 100 during its United States Public Health (U.S.P.H.) inspection which took place in Long Beach, Calif. This marks the ship’s second consecutive perfect U.S.P.H. score.