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Land Betterment's ekō Solutions Is Featured on WBKO Bowling Green Kentucky

Bowling Green, Kentucky resident moves into ekō Solutions’ upcycled shipping container home on July 15th
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FISHERS, Ind., July 20, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Land Betterment Corporation (“Land Betterment” or the “Company”), an environmental solutions company fostering positive impact through upcycling former coal mining and industrial sites to create sustainable community development and job creation, today announced that WBKO Local 13 in Bowling Green, Kentucky featured the July 15th welcome home celebration for the displaced tornado victim who moved into its ekō recycled shipping container home.

Community partners who worked together to make Move-In Day a reality are:

From Building Digital Banks for Black Small Business Owners to Creating Investment Clubs on Your Phone, Seven Startups Join Mastercard Start Path Program

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Latest class includes three early-stage startups with underrepresented founders and four late-stage fintech innovators looking to scale their businesses

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Latest class includes three early-stage startups with underrepresented founders and four late-stage fintech innovators looking to scale their businesses

HERstory: Celebrating the Women of The World Games

Female athletes share their path to international success in sports.
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By Kyndle Huey

When you think of women in sports, powerhouse pitchers in softball and graceful gymnasts tend to come to mind. But the World Games wants to show how women are a force in international sports as well — think Korfball, Archery, Wushu and more.

Siemens Foundation and Discovery Education Announce Five Recipients of STEM Grant Totaling $25,000

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SILVER SPRING, Md., July 20, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Five schools across the United States have been selected to receive a $5,000 grant each for STEM technology through the 2022 Possibility Grant Sweepstakes. Created by the Siemens Foundation – a leader in advancing STEM workforce development and education initiatives – in partnership with Discovery Education, the Possibility Grant Sweepstakes inspires the next generation of STEM leaders by providing critical resources and support to schools.

A Financial Assist - Outside the Walls of the Bank

With support from Regions, this nonprofit is helping break the cycle of poverty.
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By Jennifer Elmore

It was just one day. But it was the result of months of planning. And the impact will last much, much longer.

On a sweltering summer Saturday, people in Montgomery, Alabama, poured into a building called the MAP Center. The facility used to house a local news station. The building’s purpose may have changed, but the impact is similar – empowering people with information. In this case, it was financial in nature.

Rockbridge Area Health Center Receives $100,000 Aflac Community CareGrant

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The Rockbridge Area Health Center (RAHC) received a $100,000 Aflac Community CareGrant award Wednesday, June 29, at a check presentation event held at Lexington’s Kids Playce park as part of Aflac’s commitment to improving medical outcomes for individuals in communities throughout the country.

Education Transformation in Nevada: Second Group of Educators Completes InspirED Fellowship With Support From Sands

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The 2021-2022 school year has come to a close, with many Las Vegas families celebrating graduations and other academic accomplishments. This spring brought another major milestone for public education in the state, as Nevada Succeeds with support from Sands Cares completed its second cohort of educators participating in the InspirED Global Fellowship.

Sands Highlights Sustainable Food Progress in Conjunction With United Nations Sustainable Gastronomy Day on June 18

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While the United Nations has designated June 18 as Sustainable Gastronomy Day to raise awareness about the environmental and social impact of how food is grown, transported, served and disposed, Sands works to address these topics every day at its destination resorts around the world.

The LGBTQ Center of Southern Nevada Expands Its Health Care Services With Support From Sands

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In 2021, The LGBTQ Center of Southern Nevada (The Center) began an ambitious effort to raise funds to expand its Arlene Cooper Community Health Center into a full-service medical clinic. Originally opened as a place for the LGBTQ+ community to seek HIV and STI testing and counseling, the Cooper Center is now positioned to fill a growing need for a full range of medical care and support in downtown Las Vegas.

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