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Mayor Turner Announces ServiceWorks Skill-Building Bootcamp for Hire Houston Youth in Partnership with Volunteer Houston, Points of Light, Houston Independent School District, and the White House Summer Opportunity Project

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“Access to a job in the summer and beyond can make all the difference to a young person – especially those who don’t have access to many resources and opportunities.” - President Barack Obama

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“Access to a job in the summer and beyond can make all the difference to a young person – especially those who don’t have access to many resources and opportunities.” - President Barack Obama

Families in Houston, Chicago Join Aramark, American Heart Association Pilot for Healthy Eating

Pilot program is part of the Healthy for Life® 20 by 20 initiative, aiming to change attitudes and behaviors around food and health in local communities
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Aramark and the American Heart Association (AHA) recognize that educating parents and heads of households about making healthy choices for their families is key to reversing an alarming trend toward obesity in both children and adults.

CITGO Scholarships Further STEM Education for Spring Branch ISD Students

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HOUSTON,  May 19, 2016 /3BL Media/ – CITGO Petroleum Corporation is helping 15 high school students from the Spring Branch Independent School District (ISD) reach the next level of their science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education by offering scholarships to graduating seniors who are heading off to college. This set of scholarships is one of three being awarded to STEM students in the Houston area: Students from the Houston and Alief ISDs will also benefit from CITGO-sponsored scholarships. 
 

JPMorgan Chase to Donate $50,000 to Aid Greater Houston Flood Relief Efforts

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HOUSTON, April 26, 2016 /3BL Media/ – JPMorgan Chase & Co. announced today that it will donate $50,000 from its foundation to support flood relief efforts in the Houston area. The grant will go toward The Greater Houston Storm Relief Fund, which is managed by the Greater Houston Community Foundation, to help flood victims in Harris, Fort Bend and Montgomery Counties.

In Pre-Game Warm-Up to NCAA® Final Four® LG Promotes Recycling, ENERGY STAR® in Houston

NCAA Corporate Partner LG Joins Forces with EPC and Houston Local Organizing Committee for Selection Sunday E-waste Event
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HOUSTON, March 11, 2016 /3BL Media/ – As the 2016 Men’s Final Four® approaches, NCAA® Official Corporate Partner LG Electronics USA is working with the Houston Local Organizing Committee (HLOC) to promote environmental sustainability, tipping off on Selection Sunday with a local e-waste recycling drive.

CITGO and Houston Audubon Society Continue Natural Habitat Restoration Project at Smith Oaks Sanctuary

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HIGH ISLAND, Texas, Feb. 11, 2016 /3BL Media/ - For the second consecutive year, volunteers from CITGO Petroleum Corporation, Houston Audubon Society and the Galveston community converged on the Smith Oaks Sanctuary in High Island to plant trees and remove invasive vegetation. The Houston Audubon Society-owned sanctuary, which protects 177 acres of field, woods, wetlands and ponds, is still recovering from damage inflicted over years of hurricane seasons and needs help in order to protect the many species of migratory birds who call it home.

Aramark Volunteers Create Wellness Hub at Houston's Baker-Ripley Neighborhood Center

In partnership with Neighborhood Centers, Inc. employees help Houston families lead healthier lives
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Aramark volunteers created a community health and wellness hub at Neighborhood Centers Inc.'s Baker-Ripley location as part of Aramark Building Community Day. Chefs and other nutrition experts led a healthy eating workship to teach families about healthy foods and cooking on a budget. Volunteers also built new community produce gardens to provide fresh, health food.

Morgan Stanley Healthy Cities to Deliver Network of Children’s Health Programming to Houston Youth

Program Aims to Provide 1.1 Million Healthy Meals to Local Children; Kicks Off With Playground Build at KIPP Unity Primary School
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NEW YORK, September 25, 2015 – Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) today announced a sixth location for its innovative Morgan Stanley Healthy Cities initiative.  Healthy Cities Houston aims to deliver a linked network of wellness, nutrition and play resources to children in underserved communities, and launched today with the construction of a new playground at KIPP Unity Primary School.

Employees Give Back on National Day of Service

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Since 2009, the Sept. 11th National Day of Service and Remembrance has become the largest annual day of charitable engagement in the United States.

Its goal is to keep alive the spirit of unity and compassion that arose in the immediate aftermath of the 9/11 attacks, providing a positive, helpful way for citizens to remember and pay tribute to the victims.

George Springer’s Bowling Event Benefits Camp for Kids who Stutter

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George Springer is among the approximately 70 million people who stutter, but he doesn’t allow the condition to keep him from living a high-profile life and speaking publicly.

The Astros’ right fielder hosted a bowling event on Monday night at Lucky Strikes in Houston in to launch the George Springer Kids Fund and raise money and awareness for the Stuttering Association for the Young, or SAY. 

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