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Toyota Indiana Supports 39 Ways to Improve Our Community

Second Quarter Donations Totaled $100,000
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PRINCETON, Ind., October 29, 2014 /3BL Media/ – What do Dubois County Soil and Water Conservation, Gibson County Horticultural Society, Habitat for Humanity and Youth First have in common?  They are among 39 organizations that received funding from Toyota Indiana this quarter.

Planting Seeds for Future Growth, Toyota Reaches Environmental Milestone

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PRINCETON, Ind., May 12, 2014 /3BL Media/  –  Aside from being a great place to work and producing world-class vehicles, Toyota Indiana strives to be a leader in its environmental efforts.  Today the plant showed 100,000 reasons why its environmental efforts are gaining traction.
 
Teaming Up to Reduce Energy Consumption
Last month, Toyota announced it received the ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award from the

FedEx Delivers for Keep Indianapolis Beautiful

by David Forsell, President of Keep Indianapolis Beautiful
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FedEx team members are working with Keep Indianapolis Beautiful to plant 65 trees along the Fall Creek Greenway Trail, in Indianapolis. This annual FedEx planting completes the final piece of the Fall Creek waterway that has not yet been planted with KIB trees—an effort that KIB undertook beginning in 2006— to restore the Fall Creek waterway.

Paving the Road to Zero Waste at Toyota’s Indiana Plant

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How do you turn manufacturing sludge into a sustainable building material? Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Indiana (TMMI) offers a “concrete” example.

Before 2010, water used in the manufacturing process was pumped into the plant’s wastewater treatment system.  It was cleaned and treated with a chemical — ferric sulfate— to remove metals and contaminants. The result: a useless iron-rich sludge left behind as waste…a LOT of waste.

The Chrysler Foundation Energizes 2014 FIRST Robotics Season with Nearly a Quarter-Million Dollars in Grants

Grants will help students to ready robots for run at FIRST Robotics Championship
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January 2, 2014 /3BL Media/ - The Chrysler Foundation today announced grants totaling $229,000 to support FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics teams and organizations in Arizona, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan and Ontario, Canada. The grants will enable more than 1,000 middle and high school students to discover the rewards of science and technology as they compete in the annual international robotics competition.

Toyota Indiana 'Plant' Builds a Forest

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Leaves rustle and twigs snap under the scuffle of small shoes. A light wind blows; the air is crisp. And Hoosiers can breathe a bit easier, thanks to a 160-acre woods Toyota has planted near its Princeton, Ind., facility.

The afforestation project grew from an idea that began 16 years ago, when then plant president, Seizo Okamoto, had a vision of a nature trail adjacent to the childcare center.

Lincoln Financial Group Study Finds Community Involvement a Key Factor in Americans Taking Charge of Their Lives

Latest video in M.O.O.D. on the Street series showcases volunteers in Fort Wayne, Ind. discussing making a positive impact on others
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RADNOR, Pa., September 24, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Lincoln Financial Group (NYSE: LNC) released new findings from its M.O.O.D. (Measuring Optimism, Outlook, and Direction) of America study the company released in May that show an increased level of empowerment among respondents who take an active role in giving their time and resources to their local communities.

Indiana School to Generate Wind Power, Save Emissions and Money

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The Shenandoag School Corporation campus in rural Middletown, Indiana is to become the latest carbon offset wind power project from carbon offset project developer and supplier NativeEnergy, through its Help Build scheme. The 900kW turbine will generate clean energy for the K-12 school and avoid an estimated 13,000 tonnes of carbon emissions. In addition, the School will save a net of $1.7 million during the first 20 years of operation of the project.

Chrysler Group Donates $500,000 to Kokomo Family YMCA

Helps Promote Healthier and More Sustainable Community
Press Release

KOKOMO, Ind., Aug. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Chrysler Group LLC today announced a donation of $500,000 to support the Kokomo Family YMCA's planned new facility. The new 73,000-square-foot building, to be located in downtown Kokomo, will offer area residents more amenities than the current YMCA including a health and wellness center, double gymnasium, an indoor running track and a lap pool. 

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