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Memorial Day and Beyond: How ScottsMiracle-Gro Honors Our Military Veterans

By Lindsay LaSala, Corporate and Foundation Communications Manager, ScottsMiracle-Gro
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Next week, Americans all over the country will honor our nation’s fallen soldiers on Memorial Day. And while this holiday is dedicated to those we have lost, it’s also a reminder of the sacrifices made by members of the U.S. military.
  

10 Tips for Commemorating Memorial Day Weekend During COVID-19

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Memorial Day honors the heroes who died while serving our beautiful country, though it is considered by many as the unofficial start of summer. Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, it is as important as ever for everyone to be mindful that our collective health and safety is a top priority. Additionally, as communities across the country begin to reopen and more people go outdoors in public spaces, including parks and beaches, we remind everyone to properly dispose of their trash and recyclables. Litter on the ground can eventually end up in our waterways, harming the environment and animals.

We Must Remember on Memorial Day

Stand-To Veteran Leadership Program graduate Brian Thompson shares his perspective on Memorial Day and reminds us to pause and remember those who made the ultimate sacrifice.
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The unofficial start to summer kicks off this weekend with cookouts, pool parties, and beach getaways. As a combat veteran who has lost friends to the scourge of war, I want to provide the following public service announcement. Enjoy the holiday weekend but please find time to celebrate Memorial Day the right way. Whatever you do, avoid these holiday greetings: “Thank you for your service” and “Happy Memorial Day.”

Lockheed Martin Honors America's Veterans at National Memorial Day Concert

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Lockheed Martin is a proud sponsor the National Memorial Day Concert, which honors the service and sacrifice of our men and women in uniform, their families at home and all those who have given their lives for our country.

The 30th annual broadcast of the National Memorial Day Concert will air live on PBS Sunday, May 26, 2019, from 8:00 to 9:30 p.m. To check your local listings, visit http://www.pbs.org/national-memorial-day-concert/about/when-watch/.

Piedmont Natural Gas Completes Its Largest Debt Issuance Aided by Disabled-Veteran-Owned Banks

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CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 24, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Piedmont Natural Gas, a subsidiary of Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK), has successfully closed a $600 million debt offering – its largest debt issuance in the history of the company and its first since it merged with Duke Energy.

Merck Veterans in the Spotlight on National Television Show

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Merck employees are in the spotlight on "Military Makeover: Operation Career" on Lifetime TV. The show, hosted by Montel Williams, captures the stories of veterans transitioning from the military back to civilian work life and the companies who employ them. 

3 Ways to Honor Memorial Day Through Corporate Philanthropy

Quick and easy ways to get your workforce behind the meaning of Memorial Day
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Memorial Day honors the men and women who died while serving in the US military. Originating during the Civil War, Memorial Day was declared a federal holiday in 1971. While businesses across the nation are closed, giving their employees the three-day weekend start to summer, it doesn’t mean you can’t observe and incorporate this day into your total CSR strategy.

TAPS Offers Support, Resources for Kids Grieving the Loss of a Military Parent

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Over Memorial Day weekend this year, 70 Booz Allen Hamilton employees volunteered their time to help out with the Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS)’ National Military Survivor Seminar and National Field Day USA, held in Washington, DC. TAPS’ mission is to offer compassionate care to those grieving the loss of a military loved one through a national peer support network and access to grief resources.

TAPS Offers Support, Resources for Kids Grieving the Loss of a Military Parent

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Over Memorial Day weekend this year, 70 Booz Allen Hamilton employees volunteered their time to help out with the Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS)’ National Military Survivor Seminar and National Field Day USA, held in Washington, DC. TAPS’ mission is to offer compassionate care to those grieving the loss of a military loved one through a national peer support network and access to grief resources.

Connecting Qualified Veterans to Careers in Technology

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No two career journeys are the same, and for military veterans, the road to civilian employment is often an entirely new, unfamiliar mission. In today’s digital economy, the skills people need to thrive are ever-changing, adapting with every innovation and technology that hits the market; a market that doesn’t always wait for veterans to end their deployments and return home.

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