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Wyclef Jean & Carlos Santana Join Bang & Olufsen’s Living Room Tour

By Savoy Staff     December 11th, 2014

In 2013, the first instalment of Bang & Olufsen’s Living Room Tour featured an interview hosted by Zane Lowe and a live performance in London with the honourable Paul McCartney, which was launched via its website to music lovers all over the world. Now the Living Room Tour is back on the road with a new and soulful session. Grammy [...]

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First Black Woman to Win World Swimming Title

By Paris Clark     December 9th, 2014

This weekend the record was changed when Alia Atkinson, 25 years old, won a gold metal during the 12th FINA World Swimming Championships in Doha, Qatar. Alia swam the Women’s 100 Breaststroke with a new record time of 1 minute and 2.36 seconds. It is said that even Atkinson was surprised at her own win [...]

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Tenet Healthcare Names Dr. Freda C. Lewis-Hall to Board of Directors

By Savoy Staff     December 8th, 2014

The board of directors of Tenet Healthcare Corporation has appointed Freda C. Lewis-Hall, M.D., executive vice president and chief medical officer of Pfizer Inc., as a new independent director. Dr. Lewis-Hall becomes the board’s tenth member. Dr. Lewis-Hall, 59, joined Pfizer as chief medical officer in 2009. In her role, she leads Pfizer Medical, the [...]

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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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Earvin “Magic” Johnson Joins Hero Ventures to Support The Marvel Experience!

By Savoy Staff     December 7th, 2014

Hero Ventures, a Los Angeles-based entertainment company, announced today that Los Angeles Lakers legend and NBA 2-Time Hall of Famer Earvin “Magic” Johnson joined the team as an investor and Board Member for The Marvel Experience. He joins an accomplished Board that includes, among others, Michael Cohl, Steve Tisch, Stanley Gold, Jere Harris, Maurice Marciano, Basil [...]

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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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Snoop Dogg Collaborates With Arriba Horchata

By Savoy Staff     December 6th, 2014

Arriba! Brands and Snoop Dogg announce their business collaboration. Snoop Dogg has invested in Arriba Brands, the maker of Arriba Horchata, Arriba Horchata + Energy, and Arriba Horchata + Coffee – a product portfolio in the hot Horchata beverage segment. Arriba is a dairy based Horchata product made with real dairy and infused with cinnamon,and [...]

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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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