Local Family to Receive New Habitat Home Keys Saturday

By Rebecca Frye
Fauquier Habitat for Humanity

On Saturday, April 8, Fauquier Habitat for Humanity will celebrate with the Navarrete family, Warrenton’s newest Habitat homeowners, at a dedication and ribbon-cutting ceremony.

Supporters, volunteers and neighbors will gather to welcome the Navarettes to the community from 10 a.m. to noon at 110 Haiti St.

Finding Your Reason to Serve

Brian Wolf, senior business management for AT&T Technology Operations

I always appreciated those who gave their time to serve their communities but I didn’t realize how much their impact mattered until I found my reason to serve.

Living Out a Passion for Legwear

Donia's Story - Meet the people behind Gildan apparel
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Meet Donia Isidean, our Director of Product Development & Sourcing, for our legwear division in Canada. Donia has spent over 16 years growing her passion for legwear, from product development, sourcing and purchasing to marketing and merchandising. Donia can tell you everything about socks and hosiery, right from choosing the yarn combination, to the final packaging steps.

Bloomberg Financial Services Gender-Equality Index Reveals Global Progress


Bloomberg today announced the 2017 Financial Services Gender-Equality Index (BFGEI), providing investors and organizations with unique insight into the statistics, policies, product offerings and external engagement driving 52 firms’ commitment to building gender-equal workplaces. Bloomberg also introduced a Fixed Income Gender-Equality Index, representing investment grade debt issued by the 2017 BFGEI member firms.

GSK Creates a New Business Model with Innovative Marketing and Sales Practices


The pharmaceutical company ranks first in both trust and customer value, according to a survey of 4,000 US healthcare professionals. Tom Idle reports… 

It is hard to think of a more contentious business practice than the one historically used to sell pharmaceuticals. For the past 50 years, sales representatives have been compensated based on the total number of prescriptions written, without any specific regard as to patient need. Similarly, doctors have been paid to represent and speak on behalf of the same products and companies that the sector is keen for them to prescribe. 

CSX Honors Service on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

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CSX observes Martin Luther King, Jr. Day as a National Day of Service, when many employees dedicate their personal time to volunteer. 

This past Monday, some CSX employees joined a service event at Jean Ribault High School in Jacksonville in conjunction with CSX’s national partner, City Year. Together, volunteers painted a mural highlighting a city skyline along with values of both City Year and Martin Luther King, Jr., such as honesty and respect.

Whirlpool Corporation's Sponsorship of FIRST® Robotics Encourages Youth Interest in STEM Fields


At our global headquarters, Whirlpool Corporation is a proud sponsor of FIRST® Robotics, providing local teams with challenge grants, materials and supplies, including Gladiator® GarageWorks tool chests. Our employees also spend thousands of volunteer hours coaching and mentoring high school youth to encourage their interest in science, technology, engineering and math, as well as careers in manufacturing. In 2015, three area teams competed in the World FIRST Robotics Competition. 

Sodexo and Harvard’s T.H. Chan School of Public Health Win Federal Grant to Study the Health of Front-Line Employees

The four-year grant from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health will study the connection between the workplace and health outcomes
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., January 10, 2016 /3BL Media/ -  Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Life services, the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Center for Work, Health and Wellbeing at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health announce a new four-year grant aimed at finding new approaches to address the many ways that the workplace can affect health and safety of front-line employees. The more than $2.7 million grant ,funded by the U.S.

Join U.S. Surgeon General and Business Leaders for the Health Means Business National Summit!

Register today and join us in D.C. February 15—16

Registration today for the inaugural Health Means Business National Summit and Healthy10 Awards! Hosted by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, with support from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the National Summit will convene innovative businesses of all sizes to discuss the link between business and health and inspire action.

WHEN: February 15-16, 2017

UnitedHealthcare and Qualcomm Integrate New Wearable Devices with Wellness Program; People Earn Millions of Dollars in Financial Rewards for Being Active

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LAS VEGAS, January 4, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- UnitedHealthcare and Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM), through its wholly owned subsidiary Qualcomm Life, Inc., today announced enhancements and the expansion of UnitedHealthcare Motion™, a wellness program that provides employees with activity trackers at no additional charge and enables them to earn up to $1,500 per year by meeting certain goals for the number of daily steps.

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