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Arrow Electronics Sponsors Junior Achievement Business Week for Colorado High School Students

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CENTENNIAL, Colo., June 13, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Arrow Electronics is again the presenting sponsor for Junior Achievement Business Week, a week-long residential business “boot camp” experience for students in grades 9-12 taking place June 11–16 on the Johnson & Wales campus in Denver. JA Business Week provides students from all walks of life with the entrepreneurial and interpersonal skills that will help them succeed when they enter the work force.

Costa, Eastman Named Junior Achievement Business Hall of Fame Laureates

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Junior Achievement of Tri-Cities TN/VA recently inducted two Laureates into its Business Hall of Fame during a gala event at MeadowView Conference Resort and Convention Center. Mark J. Costa, Chairman and CEO of Eastman was honored as a business leader who has made contributions to the region through his business leadership and civic activities. Eastman was also inducted as a leading corporate citizen, marking the first time that a corporation has been inducted into the Business Hall of Fame.

Bowl Me Over! Arrow Electronics Employees Raise $15K to Support Junior Achievement Business Week

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They came, they saw, they went bowling. And they also raised $15,000 in scholarship money.

Earlier this month, 150 Arrow Electronics employees gathered at Bowlero in Centennial, Colo. to participate in the 2017 Junior Achievement Bowl-a-thon, raising enough scholarship funds to send 43 high school students to this summer’s Arrow-sponsored Junior Achievement Business Week camp.

DREAM BIG: Engineering Our World Opened Worldwide on Feb. 17

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Bechtel, a global leader in engineering, procurement, and construction, in partnership with film producer MacGillivray Freeman Films (MFF) and the American Society of Civil Engineers is supporting a new IMAX 3-D film, DREAM BIG: Engineering Our World. On Feb. 15, Bechtel and its partners hosted a World Premiere at the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum Lockheed Martin IMAX Theater in Washington, DC. The film was released on Feb.

Avnet Supports STEM Education Through Junior Achievement Partnership

by John Klobucar
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Thanks to Avnet’s corporate partnership with Junior Achievement (JA) of Arizona, more than 25,000 students are able to have a hands-on tech industry experience. Sparking interest in the technology industry and nurturing science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education is important to Avnet, and sponsoring two shops at JA BizTown provides students with critical exposure to important STEM career opportunities.

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Thanks to Avnet’s corporate partnership with Junior Achievement (JA) of Arizona, more than 25,000 students are able to have a hands-on tech industry experience. Sparking interest in the technology industry and nurturing science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education is important to Avnet, and sponsoring two shops at JA BizTown provides students with critical exposure to important STEM career opportunities.

AT&T Challenges Students in the Netherlands to Gain Business Experience

Paul Floris, Global Services, Director Integrator Solutions, AT&T
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In the Netherlands, AT&T works with Junior Achievement to mentor local students. During the 2015-2016 schoolyear, our employees impacted 229 students!

To wrap up the year and give these students business experience in a fun setting, we organized the first AT&T Challenge. At our office in The Hague, 5 student teams were paired with an AT&T employee mentor to imagine a business and prepare a growth plan in 1.5 hours. They then gave a 3-minute pitch to our panel of judges to compete for a fictitious €100000 capital investment.

GM Rochester Plant Launches Solar Array

GM Foundation to Give Generous Gift to Local Charities
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ROCHESTER, N.Y., July 15, 2016 /3BL Media/ - While some may think the sun doesn’t shine very much in Upstate New York, promoters of solar energy know differently.  General Motors added a 466-kilowatt solar array at its Rochester Operations plant on Lexington Avenue to leverage the sun’s energy to help power the plant. The plant showcased the array at an event with community leaders, public officials, employees and the media on Friday, July 15.

Bechtel Congratulates Employees for Stewardship at U.S. Government Projects in 2015

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RESTON, Va., February 4, 2016 /3BL Media/ -- Marking the start of its Stewardship Month, Bechtel today applauded accomplishments by employees at the company's affiliated government and nuclear projects that donated nearly $7 million in 2015 and who volunteered countless hours to support their local communities in promoting education.

1 Million Hours, Infinite Potential

By Allison Hannel
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Earlier this month we announced that we reached an exciting milestone: AT&T employees have provided 1 million hours of mentoring to more than 160,000 students who need it the most through our Aspire Mentoring Academy. 

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