There have always been female warriors, and Women’s History Month is an appropriate time to remember them. While many civilians are aware that the number of women on active duty in all branches of service has risen dramatically, few know the extent of women’s service to our country, particularly in combat roles.
More than 700,000 K-12 Students and Teachers Participated in Nation’s Leading Recycling Competition
STAMFORD, Conn., March 23, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Bon Air Elementary School of Kokomo, Indiana, was crowned today as the national champion of Keep America Beautiful’s Recycle-Bowl, the national recycling competition for elementary-, middle- and high-school students, teachers and school communities.
As Community Banking Director for South London, looking after 44 branches, Paul Turpin knows first-hand about the challenges his customers face. From helping former prisoners open their first bank account to protecting the elderly from fraudsters, he explains why he is so passionate about helping his local community.
What are the particular challenges in your local area?
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) employees constitute a sizeable global workforce population, and more than ever, leading companies are acknowledging their contributions. With many global organizations now focused on building inclusive cultures in which all employees feel engaged and valued, LGBT issues are becoming a critical priority in workplaces around the world.
March 21, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Good news and the people creating that news is always a welcome story. Yet, it’s often the people creating good news that simply refuse to be a part of the story. Their selfless dedication and passion for the work they are doing is enough. They don’t need to have their name in lights, or headlines for that matter.
Change is all around us, so when we think about college enrollment declining and federal funding decreasing, we know we have to think differently about how we can impact student recruitment and retention. An inspiring place to explore is how to impact recruitment and retention rates among first-generation students; it’s a group that, by nature, can help the academic sector expand its reach and further its mission – to teach and support the next generation of informed, educated and civically-responsible citizens.
Millions of volunteers take action to clean, restore and renew America during nation’s largest xommunity improvement program
STAMFORD, Conn., March 20, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful, the nation’s leading nonprofit that envisions a country in which every community is a clean, green and beautiful place to live, today announced the official launch of the 2017 Great American Cleanup. Entering its 19th year, Keep America Beautiful’s Great American Cleanup is the nation’s largest community improvement program with an estimated 50,000 events occurring from spring through fall in more than 20,000 communities across the country.
James A. Sloand, MD, FACP, FASN, senior medical director and global therapeutic lead for peritoneal dialysis at Baxter, was recently awarded The National Kidney Foundation (NKF) John V. Heher Humanitarian Award, which recognizes an individual that has exemplified the NKF’s mission through outstanding dedication to the kidney community.
Weatherford is a proud partner of the 30th annual Rodeo Run presented by ConocoPhillips, a Houston tradition which has awarded over $4.8 million in college scholarships to Texas high school students through the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Educational Fund since its inception.
As a Gold Spur sponsor, we were glad to see our employees join thousands of runners and volunteers to raise money for college scholarships.