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Quiz: Don’t Get Stumped by These Water Words!

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Having clean water starts long before you turn on the tap or open a bottle of water. What we do every day, especially how we dispose of garbage and other pollutants, can affect our freshwater sources.

How well do you know water?

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Exploring our Talent Pipeline

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AT&T is committed to giving employees opportunities to learn and grow. And as our business transforms, we'll continue to need new skills every year.

That's why we've invested tremendous resources, attention and thought toward building the future talent of our company.

Amgen Tampa Team Volunteers

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The Tampa INBU sales team volunteered in the Metropolitan Ministries thrift shop. They unpacked and organized donations to help the homeless and those at risk of being homeless. 

This Florida Teen is a Rising Star

Action Team youth volunteer Ambassador combines passions for baseball and helping others
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This Action Team Ambassador combines passions for baseball and helping others.

Action Team Ambassador Juan Salinas-Bentley didn’t derive nearly as much satisfaction from his baseball team’s 19-1 win over neighboring Palm Beach Lakes in February as he did from raising funds to help the financially stressed school pay the $1,485 for umpires it needed to complete this season.

Great News for the Everglades

Bill to Create Reservoir South of Okeechobee Passes Senate
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For more than a year, Orvis has been posting about the fight to restore water flows south of Lake Okeechobee and to stop discharges down the Caloosahatchee and St. Lucie Rivers. Yesterday, the good guys won a major victory, as the Florida Senate passed SB10, a bill sponsored by Sen. Rob Bradley that funds the creation of a deep-water reservoir south of the big lake. The vote was 36-3 in favor of the project.

Why Manatees Love Lounging in Florida

Manatees love the warm water from power plants and the feeling is mutual
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Tourists come to Crystal River, Fla., for the manatees, and the manatees come for the springs.

Florida’s natural springs average 72 degrees year-round. The clear, cool water, which would be chilly for human swimming, is like a snuggly blanket for the giant marine mammals. The manatees float about the springs and eat copious amounts of sea grasses as if it were a lazy Sunday morning.

The Balance: Orvis Video Shows Why We Must Act Now to Save the Everglades

Unless We Act NOW The Everglades Will Be Lost: But There's Still Time to Save It!
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Orvis has made protecting the Everglades the focus of our conservation efforts this year, and our CEO, Perk Perkins, has been leading the charge by taking out a full-page ad in the Miami Herald,

Orvis CEO Perkins Meets with FL Governor Scott

CEOs Discuss Efforts to Save the Everglades
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The Orvis Company Statement on Meeting with Governor Rick Scott to Discuss Efforts to Save the Everglades

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., March 16, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The Orvis Company (Orvis) today released the following statement, attributable to its CEO Perk Perkins, regarding his meeting today with Governor Rick Scott to discuss efforts to save the Everglades. Other CEOs from around the State of Florida also joined Perkins, including Scott Deal, CEO of Maverick Boats, and Rob Kramer of the International Game and Fish Association.

Orvis CEO Signs Open Letter Urging FL Lawmakers to Save the Everglades

Perk Perkins is Joined by 27 Other Outdoor Brands to Urge Support for Legislation to Build Everglades Agricultural Area (EAA) Reservoir
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March 12, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Global outdoor and adventure retailer The Orvis Company has purchased a full-page ad in the Sunday edition of the Miami Herald to publish an open letter from Orvis CEO Perk Perkins, urging Governor Rick Scott and the Florida State Legislature to support legislation to build the Everglades Agricultural Area (EAA) Reservoir. 

Hernando Garbage Truck Crew Throws Epic Birthday Party for Boy, 6, with Autism

By Lila Gross
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SPRING HILL, Fla. (WFLA) — A Spring Hill boy had a birthday party he’ll remember forever, thanks to a thoughtful crew of garbage collectors...

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