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Grant Program to Continue Support for Recycling

Stamford, Conn.–Keep America Beautiful (KAB) and The Coca-Cola Foundation announced a call for applications for the 2014 Coca-Cola/KAB Recycling Bin Grant Program, a program designed to expand and support recycling in communities across America. The Coca-Cola/KAB Recycling Bin Grant Program is funded through a $350,000 grant from The Coca-Cola Foundation, the philanthropic arm of The Coca-Cola Company. Since 2010, more than 34,000 recycling bins have been distributed through the Coca-Cola/KAB Recycling Bin Grant Program. In the past six years, 4.4 … Continue reading

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Webinar: Effective Fundraising for Trails and Greenways

American Trails is proud to present this webinar as a part of the American Trails “Advancing Trails Webinar Series” Webinar: Effective Fundraising for Trails and Greenways American Trails presents a timely webinar on strategies for raising funds and garnering resources to move a trail or greenway project from vision to reality. Three seasoned professionals will share key lessons from their decades of experience on key steps to take, partnerships to build, classes of resources to pursue, and leadership models and … Continue reading

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Join the Future of Tennis Summit

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. — Former world No. 1 and current TV tennis analyst and Davis Cup Captain Jim Courier will be a featured guest at the inaugural Tennis Industry Association “Future of Tennis Summit,” to be held March 11-12 in Indian Wells, Calif., during the BNP Paribas Open men’s and women’s pro tournament.The Summit’s theme will be “Tennis 2020—Designing the Future Landscape of Tennis” and will include discussions and speakers that take a top-level view of the industry, define goals … Continue reading

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Just Do Nothing

Look up and enjoy the sky and trees.
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There’s a popular shoe company that has a familiar slogan suggesting we should all “Just Do It,” but it occurs to me that there are times when the opposite is best–at some points in life, it’s better to “just do nothing.” This concept first crept into my consciousness years ago during my first visit to New York City.  It was quite an eye-opening experience for a farm-boy-turned-Marine. I was there for a professional training conference. I stayed in a famous old … Continue reading

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A Breaking Heart Still Beats

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We lost our German Sheppard, Bruno, to cancer just after the new year .  He was only 6 years old, but had developed a malignant tumor in his nose, which we tried unsuccessfully to treat since early fall. His decline was steady but slow and it wasn’t until mid-November that I began to resolve myself to the fact that he was not going to recover. He wasn’t “suffering” at that point, but was intermittently congested as the growth began to affect his … Continue reading

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