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Global Volunteer Day Photos - Miami

Aramark employees joined Branches community center in North Miami on March 19 for first annual Global Volunteer Day.
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On March 19, Aramark extended its health and wellness platform, Healthy for Life™, into Miami for the company’s inaugural Global Volunteer Day. More than 75 Miami-area employees joined Branches community center in North Miami in an effort to provide children and families with better access to healthy food, nutritional education and active play and physical activity spaces. 

Aramark Volunteers Encourage Miami Children to Live Healthier Lives

Area employees create Healthy For Life™ Zone at Branches community center as part of first annual Global Volunteer Day
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Miami, FL, March 19, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Many North Miami families face a multitude of challenges: Miami is home to one of the country’s poorest communities, located in a USDA-designated food desert where it is difficult to access fresh, healthy food. With more than 67% of residents in Miami-Dade County considered overweight or obese according to municipal data, the crucial moment to intervene and prevent a lifetime of health complications is in childhood and young adulthood.

Who Will Pay For Climate Change Consequences?

By: Gary Lawrence, Vice President and Chief Sustainability Officer at AECOM
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A number of initiatives, including the United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Recovery and the University of Notre Dame Global Adaptation Index, have been developing models to assess climate risk at various scales.  The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development has been trying to put numbers on the cost of adaptation. The journal Nature Climate Change recently published a paper entitled “Future Flood Losses in Major Coastal Cities” full of some very sobering numbers.

Making Music To A Green Tune!

Friends of Nature Music Festival (FON FEST) Goes Green with JustGreen™ Lifestyle
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Miami, Fl., November 4, 2013 /3BL Media/ -  JustGreen Lifestyle has partnered with FON FEST as the official carbon offset sponsor to help make the two day festival carbon neutral and bring the green into music and the arts. 

Mobile Telemedicine Clinics Treat Low-Income Children

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by Sue Ter Maat

The first of six planned mobile clinics equipped with Skype-like video screens to link dermatologists to disadvantaged children hit the road in Miami in July.

In the coming months, Dallas, Detroit, New York, Phoenix and San Francisco will launch similar mobile telemedicine clinics.

The effort is believed to be the largest to combine mobile clinics and advanced technology to allow patients to see and talk to physicians remotely in real time, said Jonathan Linkous, CEO of the American Telemedicine Assn.

Miami’s First Telemedicine-Enabled Mobile Medical Clinic to Make a Difference for Underserved Local Children

Children’s Health Fund, Verizon Foundation Kick Off National Health Information Technology Initiative to Enhance Healthcare for Patients, Communities in Need
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MIAMI, July 25, 2013 /3BL Media/ – About 15,000 children and family members across the country in need of healthcare will benefit from an innovative partnership under which 15 of the Children’s Health Fund’s mobile medical clinics will be equipped with the latest health information technology from the Verizon Foundation.

ING Miami Celebrity Domino Night 2013 Benefiting Amigos for Kids Will Once Again Live up to its Reputation as Miami's Most Popular Fundraiser

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Miami, June 12, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Amigos For Kids, a Miami-based nonprofit organization that aims to prevent child abuse and neglect by valuing children, strengthening families and educating communities, will host its signature annual fundraiser, ING Miami Celebrity Domino Night. The event will take place on Sat., June 15, at 8 p.m. at Jungle Island (1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, Miami, FL 33132).

Discovery Communications, Miami Dade College and Miami-Dade County Public Schools Provide Career Exploration and Job Skills Development Opportunities for Students

-- Partnership includes career development panels, internships, resume development and other programs --
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February 21, 2013 /3BL Media/ - (Miami) Discovery Communications, Miami Dade College (MDC) and Miami-Dade County Public Schools (MDCPS) announced a partnership to provide career exploration and job skills development opportunities for MDC and MDCPS students. The partnership, which will include panels, internships, resume development and other programs, is designed to provide critical information on job and career skills and better prepare students to take advantage of available job opportunities in today’s economy.

UPS Employees Participate In Company's 9th Annual Global Volunteer Month in October

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UPS (NYSE:UPS) employees around the world commemorate the company’s 9th annual Global Volunteer Month in October. During the month, UPS’s 400,000 employees will continue the company’s legacy of giving and service with the goal of surpassing last year’s achievement of 250,000 employee-contributed volunteer hours during 2010 Global Volunteer Month.

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About UPS
UPS (NYSE: UPS) is a global leader in logistics, offering a broad range of solutions including the transportation of packages and freight; the facilitation of international trade, and the deployment of advanced technology to more efficiently manage the world of business. Headquartered in Atlanta, UPS serves more than 220 countries and territories worldwide. The company can be found on the Web at UPS.com and its corporate blog can be found at blog.ups.com. To get UPS news direct, visit pressroom.ups.com/RSS

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UPS (NYSE:UPS) employees around the world commemorate the company’s 9th annual Global Volunteer Month in October. During the month, UPS’s 400,000 employees will continue the company’s legacy of giving and service with the goal of surpassing last year’s achievement of 250,000 employee-contributed volunteer hours during 2010 Global Volunteer Month.

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About UPS
UPS (NYSE: UPS) is a global leader in logistics, offering a broad range of solutions including the transportation of packages and freight; the facilitation of international trade, and the deployment of advanced technology to more efficiently manage the world of business. Headquartered in Atlanta, UPS serves more than 220 countries and territories worldwide. The company can be found on the Web at UPS.com and its corporate blog can be found at blog.ups.com. To get UPS news direct, visit pressroom.ups.com/RSS

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