NeighborhoodLIFT® program awards local initiative grants to four nonprofits, three grants to support the Parramore community
ORLANDO, Fla., September 25, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) today announced $300,000 in donations to four local nonprofits that will help revitalize Orlando neighborhoods through the Wells Fargo NeighborhoodLIFT® program. Three of the grants will focus on strengthening the Parramore neighborhood, and the fourth grant will support affordable housing initiatives in Kissimmee.
Like a flower pushing up through concrete, a unique neighborhood is blossoming in Tampa. Water Street Tampa is undergoing development from the ground up on more than 50 acres in downtown Tampa along the waterfront. The developer, Tampa-based Strategic Property Partners (SPP), is putting health and well-being at the forefront of the transformation with innovative urban planning that provides a blueprint for what a city can be.
From despair to hope, Iris Peralta found a new door opened, her life changed, and a new joy in being a mother, with help from a Florida program supported by Wells Fargo.
With motors and machine tools surrounding her, Iris Peralta smiles as she wields a welding gun at her workstation. Her work on the factory floor is to create new specialty parts for high-end sports cars.
She dons her protective helmet, positions the welding wand, and works the sweet science of machining she has come to love. With steady precision, she shapes the metal parts that will help the cars run like a top.
Duke Energy recognizes small businesses that make giving back to the community part of their mission
Small businesses are a powerful economic engine and a catalyst for good in their communities. During National Small Business Week (May 5-11), Duke Energy is spotlighting small businesses in its service area that are dedicated to giving back.
May is Duke Energy In Action month, when the company emphasizes community service and encourages employees to volunteer in their communities. During small business week, Duke Energy employees are volunteering side by side with employees from the small businesses.
Duke Energy teams with nonprofit to replenish redfish after red tide devastates Gulf of Mexico
Eleven-year-old Genesis Garrett has been fishing for redfish in the Gulf of Mexico since she was a toddler, but on this day, instead of taking fish from the water, she put one in. Genesis and her dad, Zachary Garrett, joined Duke Energy and Coastal Conservation Association Florida at Brasher Park in Port Richey, Florida, to release 25 adult and 2,000 juvenile redfish.
Genesis smiled as she shuffled a release bag and a 2-foot-long redfish into the Gulf.
ORLANDO, Fla., April 4, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Lockheed Martin and Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital curriculum resources, digital content and professional development for K-12 classrooms, surprised students today at Lake Nona High School with a top-secret STEM mission creating a prototype aircraft that could serve in a humanitarian aid mission.
Lockheed Martin engineers were on hand to help students complete the challenge. Orange County Schools Superintendent Barbara Jenkins also attended the event.