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Finalists Announced for 2017 Comcast Community Champion of the Year Award

Annual award to recognize philanthropic efforts by NASCAR industry members
Press Release

PHILADEPHIA, October 30, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Comcast announced today the finalists for the 2017 Comcast Community Champion of the Year Award, which was created to recognize the charitable efforts of individuals associated with the NASCAR industry. Comcast’s Xfinity brand has been the Official Entertainment Provider of NASCAR® and entitlement sponsor of the NASCAR XFINITY Series™ since 2015.

The 2017 finalists are:

Responsible NASCAR Fans Rewarded at Kentucky Speedway

Partners Promoting Responsibility at Track include NASCAR and TEAM Coalition
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Responsible NASCAR fans earned valuable rewards at the Quaker State 400 presented by Advance Auto Parts at Kentucky Speedway on July 9, 2016. The track, Jack Daniel’s and Techniques for Effective Alcohol Management (TEAM) Coalition partnered with NASCAR to promote responsible drinking and traffic safety at Kentucky Speedway.

Brickyard 400 NASCAR Race Named in Honor of Veteran’s Charity Through Annual Crown Royal “Your Hero’s Name Here” Program

July Race to Honor Retired U.S. Navy SEAL Jason Redman’s Charity, Combat Wounded Coalition
Press Release

SUFFOLK, Va., July 7, 2016 /3BL Media/ – In just a few short weeks, racing fans from across the country will flock to Indianapolis for one of NASCAR’s biggest events of the summer. And despite being named the winner of the annual Crown Royal “Your Hero’s Name Here” program, which renames the Brickyard 400 after a deserving hero, retired U.S. Navy SEAL Jason Redman’s name won’t be displayed around the famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway – for good reason.

Teaching Youth About The Technology Behind NBC Sports

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In 2015, Comcast and NBC Sports Champions, the pro-social initiative of NBC Sports Group, teamed up to provide more than 150 young people from 15 Boys & Girls Clubs across the country with behind-the-scenes technology experiences at America’s biggest sporting events.

Our hope was to ignite Club kids’ passion for technology and innovation by exposing them to a different side of the sports they love – and get them thinking about new potential career paths, like becoming an engineer, a camera operator, or a digital artist.

Joey Gase Receives Inaugural Comcast Community Champion Of The Year Award

The Comcast Community Champion Of The Year Award recognizes a NASCAR XFINITY series driver for their philanthropic efforts.
Press Release

PHILADELPHIA, PA, November 25, 2015 /3BL Media/ - At the NASCAR XFINITY Series and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series banquet on Monday, November 23, Comcast announced NASCAR XFINITY Series driver Joey Gase as the winner of the inaugural Comcast Community Champion of the Year Award. Comcast created the award to honor NASCAR team members for their outstanding charitable endeavors. In addition to being named Comcast Community Champion of the Year, Gase received a $60,000 donation in his name to Iowa Donor Network, the Iowa-native’s charity of choice.

Responsible NASCAR Fans Rewarded at Kentucky Speedway

Press Release

Sparta, Ky., July 15, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Responsible NASCAR fans earned valuable rewards at Sunday’s Quaker State 400 presented by Advance Auto Parts at Kentucky Speedway. The track, Jack Daniel’s and Techniques for Effective Alcohol Management (TEAM) Coalition partnered with NASCAR to promote responsible drinking and traffic safety at Kentucky Speedway. 

General Motors Corporate Responsibility Newsletter

July 2015
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Powered by the Sun, Wind and EV Batteries, GM Wins LEED Gold

What happens to the batteries that power Chevrolet Volt extended-range electric cars when their useful life is done? Five of them are helping keep the lights on at the new LEED Gold-certified Enterprise Data Center at GM’s Milford Proving Ground.

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Chevrolet Races to Save the Bats with NASCAR Fans

Blog

Earlier this week we shared how we’re reusing Chevrolet Volt batteries to help power our new IT building. But we also repurpose scrap Volt battery covers to benefit bats, bluebirds and wood ducks.

Lilly: Going to Camp with a NASCAR Driver and an Olympian

By Andrew Cagle, M.D., Medical Advisor, Lilly Diabetes
Blog

Cagle, LARGEToday’s guest post comes from pediatric endocrinologist Andrew Cagle, M.D., medical advisor, Lilly Diabetes, and longtime diabetes camp volunteer.

The Business Case for Social Leadership: Companies Protest Indiana and Arkansas Laws - The Minute

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Protests against laws in Indiana and Arkansas that could allow discrimination against gay couples are coming from a broad spectrum of the business community. Tech companies like Apple, Salesforce.com, Twitter, Yelp, and Square, not known for their public engagement with social issues, have spoken out against the laws. Business-as-usual NASCAR and the NCAA, which is headquartered in Indianapolis, have voiced their concern. Eli Lilly and Angie’s List, both also headquartered in Indianapolis, have announced their opposition.

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