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PepsiCo Americas Beverages and the Marcus Graham Project Join Forces to Build Leaders in the Field of Marketing, Advertising and Media

By Savoy Staff     December 18th, 2014

PepsiCo Americas Beverages has announced that it will be the 2015 sponsor of the Marcus Graham Project’s iCR8 boot camp, a summer-long experiential learning program that provides aspiring advertising and marketing leaders with the opportunity to gain the exposure and experience necessary to solidify careers within the industry. As part of the program, selected boot [...]

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Girl Scouts Unveils Portraits in Leadership; Candid Interviews Between Girls And Congresswomen

By Savoy Staff     December 8th, 2014

Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA), the world’s preeminent girl leadership development organization, today announced the release of an inspiring new video series called Portraits in Leadership.  In an intimate and candid series of profiles, Girl Scouts across the country conducted interviews about leadership and life lessons with their female representatives in the United States Congress, asking them about their [...]

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Volunteers Build Playground at Jack and Jill Children’s Center in Fort Lauderdale

By Savoy Staff     December 8th, 2014

More than 200 UnitedHealthcare employees and volunteers from the Fort Lauderdale area joined yesterday to build a new playground at Jack and Jill Children’s Center. The new 2,500-square-foot playground includes a Cozy Cocoon, Playdozer, Pup Tent and more. The playground’s design is based on drawings created by children from Jack and Jill Children’s Center who [...]

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Samsung Surprises a Newark Elementary School with $50,000 in Technology to Celebrate Girls in STEM

By Savoy Staff     December 8th, 2014

Samsung announced that the company has provided a $50,000 technology grant to increase access to tools for science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) learning at the Peshine Avenue Elementary School in Newark, N.J. The school has been selected as the recipient for the donation following their completion of a pilot program that aimed to inspire [...]

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Fifth Third Announces $282,250 in Grants from the Strengthening Our Communities Fund

By Savoy Staff     December 6th, 2014

Fifth Third Bancorp today announced $282,250 in grants from its Strengthening Our Communities Fund (SOC). Directed by Fifth Third’s Community and Economic Development department, the SOC is designated for Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) initiatives and programs to strengthen CRA lending, investment and service performance across the Company. Since its inception in 2011, the Fund has [...]

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Big Brothers Big Sisters of New York City Celebrates 110th Anniversary

By Savoy Staff     December 5th, 2014

Big Brother Big Sister of New York City, the nation’s first mentoring organization and one of the city’s longest-running nonprofits today celebrated 110 years of changing the lives of young people across the five boroughs. On December 3rd, 1904, Ernest Coulter spoke to members of a local men’s club on behalf of a young boy [...]

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Nelson Mandela Foundation, NorthStar Memorial Group and Skylawn Memorial Park Announce Winner of National Memorial Design Competition Honoring the Late Social Justice Icon, Nelson Mandela

By Savoy Staff     December 5th, 2014

The Nelson Mandela Foundation, in partnership with NorthStar Memorial Group and Skylawn Funeral Home and Memorial Park, today announced the winner of the Nelson Mandela Memorial Design Competition. The competition invited U.S. residents to create a permanent memorial in honor of the late social justice leader. The Foundation selected the design submitted by Brian Sell, senior designer and architect [...]

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American Fashion Designer B Michael & CEO Mark-Anthony Edwards of b michael AMERICA Named ‘New Abolitionist’

By Savoy Staff     December 5th, 2014

American Fashion Designer B Michael & CEO Mark-Anthony Edwards of b michael AMERICA have been named one of New York’s ”New Abolitionists” by the Sanctuary for Families and the New York State Anti-Trafficking Coalition. B Michael & Mr. Edwards were honored at The Paley Center for Media in New York City on Dec. 2nd 2014 for their efforts to combat human trafficking in New York State. A great moment during [...]

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Hip Hop Hall of Fame Scores Site for Harlem Pop-Up Hip Hop Museum & Youth Media Education Academy to Launch KickStarter Fundraising Campaign

By Savoy Staff     December 1st, 2014

The Hip Hop Hall of Fame + Museum (HHHOF) announces that it has a permanent location for its Harlem Pop-Up Hip Hop Museum and its Youth Media Education Academy & TV Studios that is scheduled to open in April 2015. Hip Hop Global Media & Entertainment has formed a long-term multi-media programming, brand expansion, and educational [...]

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Hydeia Broadbent, International HIV/AIDS Activist and Humanitarian, Is Spreading A Positive Message As Ampro Industries, Inc. Brand Ambassador This Worlds AIDS Day

By Savoy Staff     December 1st, 2014

International HIV/AIDS Activist and Humanitarian Hydeia Broadbent is spreading “A Positive Message” this World AIDS Day, recognized annually on Dec. 1, with the help of Ampro Industries, Inc. Now age 30, Broadbent is the newest brand ambassador of the popular personal and hair care line to show consumers the positive life they can live with HIV/AIDS, [...]

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