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KeyBank Invests in Collaborative Economic Development Strategy for Economically Distressed Areas of Buffalo, Niagara Falls and Rochester

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KeyBank and the First Niagara Foundation are supporting New York State’s new Regional Revitalization Partnership (RRP) for the cities Of Buffalo, Niagara Falls and Rochester. New York Governor Kathy Hochul recently announced the creating of this initiative, in which the state will partner with private funders and municipal governments to invest in economically distressed locations in each city

Franklin Templeton's Employee Volunteers Join in Person to Support Local Initiatives

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After two unique and challenging years, many Franklin Templeton’s sites have returned to the office and employees continue to settle in. Virtual volunteering has been a great way to engage over the past years and there have been lots of innovative ways to do that, but in-person projects continue to be the favorite. Involved events are a great opportunity for employees to connect with fellow coworkers, meet new colleagues and connect with peers and community organizations.

The Dulles Chamber of Commerce Now Accepting Applications and Donations to Support Minority Small Business Owner Grant Program

Grants intended to help minority and women owned businesses, which have disproportionately been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic
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CHANTILLY, Va., June 21, 2022 /3BL Media/ – The Dulles Regional Chamber of Commerce has unveiled its new Minority Small Business Owner Grant Program. With a history of innovation and making the Dulles Region a center for both business and community growth, the Chamber is constantly exploring new ways to address the changing landscape of business and provide connections that help business owners thrive.

International Women in Engineering Day Highlights STEM Careers for Young Women

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Each year for the past 9 years on June 23, International Women in Engineering Day, sponsored by the Women’s Engineering Society (WES), has focused attention on career opportunities and global achievements of women in engineering.

The DICK'S Sporting Goods Foundation and Negro Leagues Baseball Museum Team Up to Offer Summer Baseball and Softball Camps

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PITTSBURGH and KANSAS CITY, Mo., June 17, 2022 /3BL Media/ -- The DICK'S Sporting Goods Foundation and Negro Leagues Baseball Museum announced they are hosting a series of free baseball and softball camps across the country to bring the game to under-resourced and underrepresented youth athletes.

How Skill-Sharing Can Change the Way You Think About Volunteering

Victoria Lai says she gained interpersonal and leadership skills while volunteering her business skills with various organizations.
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For Victoria Lai, skill-share volunteering is a passion. Having the chance to use her professional abilities to help a nonprofit organization makes this type of volunteering different from other opportunities, she says. “It was kind of similar to consulting, where you had a business problem, and you had to really work with the business and your team to come up with solutions and recommendations for that issue,” she explains.

Heroes Work Here: Meter Reader Administers CPR To Save a Life

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PSE&G Meter Reader Kyle Ginley was traveling on Mount Empraim Avenue in Camden, New Jersey, when he noticed a group of people trying to flag down help, while dragging someone out of the back of a car. In transit between jobs, Ginley immediately pulled over to see what assistance he could provide.

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