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Jose Fernandez of the Miami Marlins Throws a Ball and Hosts One

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Jose Fernandez is making a pitch this weekend in the fight against pediatric cancer.

The Marlins’ starter was scheduled to attend the third annual Bella’s Ball in Miami on Saturday, a fundraising event for the Live Like Bella Childhood Cancer Foundation he has supported throughout his professional career.

Gift From TD Bank Will Provide Fitness Zones in Miami

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TD Bank has donated $850,000 to The Trust for Public Land to install six Fitness Zone® areas in Miami-Dade County parks, the two organizations announced today.

The Trust for Public Land has built 14 Fitness Zones in the past three years in parks in the Miami-Dade County area, providing free and easy-to-use outdoor gym equipment that is accessible to all. By offering strength training and aerobic exercise equipment within existing parks, often next to playgrounds and other frequently-used facilities, Fitness Zones create new opportunities for park users to get active and model healthy behavior.

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TD Bank has donated $850,000 to The Trust for Public Land to install six Fitness Zone® areas in Miami-Dade County parks, the two organizations announced today.

The Trust for Public Land has built 14 Fitness Zones in the past three years in parks in the Miami-Dade County area, providing free and easy-to-use outdoor gym equipment that is accessible to all. By offering strength training and aerobic exercise equipment within existing parks, often next to playgrounds and other frequently-used facilities, Fitness Zones create new opportunities for park users to get active and model healthy behavior.

#GoingToBat Community Spotlight: Miguel Cabrera

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Miggy making a difference in kids’ lives

MIAMI, Fla. -- Miguel Cabrera traded in his uniform for a tuxedo a few weeks ago at The Miggy Ball Gala, his foundation’s inaugural charity event. The event was held at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts in Miami, where Cabrera resides in the offseason.

Live and silent auctions were held during the Jan. 28 event. Proceeds supported local youth baseball programs and scholarships facilitated by The Miguel Cabrera Foundation.

Diageo's Miami Office Awarded LEED Certification

Company's fifth North American site to earn important environmental distinction
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NORWALK, Conn., February 3, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Diageo, a global leader in beverage alcohol, announced that its Miami office has been awarded the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) Silver certification by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). The Miami location is Diageo’s fifth building in North America to receive LEED certification, joining the company’s Chicago, New York and Norwalk offices, and a facility in the U.S.

Together We’re a Powerful Match

By Tina Morefield
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What do you get when you merge AT&T and DIRECTV, two of the nation’s most community-minded companies?   An even greater impact on the communities where we live and work – not to mention a union that will redefine our industry. 

Our shared values – including our commitment to advancing education and fostering a culture of employee volunteerism– make us a powerful match. 

Carnival Corporation & plc Recognized for Environmental Practices with Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce's 'Sustainable Business Award'

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August 24, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Miami-based Carnival Corporation & plc was presented with the Sustainable Business Award by the Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce during the organization's quarterly meeting held on board the Carnival Victory at PortMiami.

Freeport-McMoRan Honored with Local United Way Awards

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Freeport-McMoRan’s Norwich, Miami and Sierrita operations each were honored with awards by their local United Way organizations.

Each year, Freeport-McMoRan partners with United Way to raise funds for hundreds of health and human service agencies that provide critical programs and services in the areas of education, financial stability and health.

Last year's campaign raised more than $7.6 million, including the Freeport-McMoRan Foundation's double match on employee contributions of $25 or more up to the first $1,000 and single match on amounts more than $1,000.

NBA Superstar Dwayne Wade Addresses Students Participating in Carnival's Scholarship & Mentoring Program

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January 12, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Dwayne Wade, a three-time NBA champion with the Miami HEAT, was the guest speaker at yesterday's end-of-year celebration for Carnival's Scholarship & Mentoring Program, which matches Miami-Dade County high school students witha member of the company's management team to provide students wiht a first-hand look at the business world. The students are all former attendees of the Miami HEAT Academy, an after-school enrichment program for at-risk youth. 

Program Draws Miami Girls into Computer Sciences

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Fixing gender imbalances in the tech industry won't happen overnight, but some 40 Miami girls are looking to give it a try.

The high school students are spending their summer learning to code in an intensive workshop.

The program from the Verizon Foundation and the nonprofit Girls Who Code is part of a nationwide effort to encourage girls to pursue computer science fields. The teens learn mobile app development, web design and robotics.

Five Grand Prize Winners Announced in the $2 Million Samsung Solve for Tomorrow National Education Contest

Public schools from Florida, Montana, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Washington to each receive more than $140,000 in technology
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RIDGEFIELD PARK, N.J., March 25, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Samsung announced today the five grand prize winners in its nationwide Solve for Tomorrow contest, a competition to raise enthusiasm for science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education among U.S. public school students. The five grand prize winners were chosen from more than 2,300 schools from across the country. The five grand prize winners listed below will receive technology from Samsung, Adobe Foundation, and DIRECTV.

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