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Battelle to Receive Applications for FY 2017 Idaho Nat’l Lab Campaigns

Battelle‘s energy alliance business that oversees the Energy Department‘s Idaho National Laboratory has opened the application process for two fiscal year 2017 campaigns that each focus on a distinct audience and purpose. INL said Monday it will accept proposals for charitable donations for the Fiscal Year 2017 Community Giving Campaign and Fiscal Year 2017 Technology-based …

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Richard Montoni: Maximus Foundation’s Florida Disaster Fund Donation to Support Victims of Orlando Shooting

Maximus‘ philanthropic arm has donated $20,000 from employee contributions and corporate matching funds to the Florida Disaster Fund of Volunteer Florida Foundation in memory of the victims in the Orlando shooting. Maximus said Thursday the Florida Disaster Fund is an official state private fund that works to support organizations that serve survivors, families and others in need of …

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Lockheed Donates $1M to Syracuse University’s Institute for Veterans & Military Families; Greg Larioni Comments

Lockheed Martin has donated $1 million to Syracuse University’s Institute for Veterans and Military Families in support of the institute’s entrepreneurship programs for retired service personnel. Lockheed made the donation during the Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities training program at Syracuse University, the university said in a news release published …

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Northrop Sponsors Space Camp Attendance for 80 Middle School Students, 48 Science Teachers

Northrop Grumman will sponsor 80 middle school students and 48 science teachers from the U.S., Australia and the U.K.for them to attend Space Camp July 24 through July 29 at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama. Space Camp will feature space shuttle missions simulations, astronaut training simulators and activities such as rocket building …

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Ed Sheehan: CTC Sponsors Great American Day Essay Contest for 8th Year

CTC Foundation, a part of Concurrent Technologies Corp., has sponsored the annual Great Americans Day Essay Contest for the eighth consecutive year. The essay contest encouraged students from three school districts to write a two-paged essay on why Thomas Jefferson, author of the Declaration of Independence, is considered a great american, CTC Foundation said …

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Northrop Grants STEM Scholarships to 24 Maryland High School Seniors

Northrop Grumman has awarded more than $240,000 in scholarship funds to 24 high school seniors in Maryland this year through its Engineering Scholars Program, Maryland Department of Commerce’s MDBIZ News reported Wednesday. Curran McSwigan writes Northrop gives scholarship grants worth $10,000 per year per student who will pursue engineering, computer science, physics or math …

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KaBOOM to Install Play Equipment at VA Medical Centers, Fisher Houses

Nonprofit organization KaBOOM has entered into a partnership with the Department of Veterans Affairs to provide play equipment such as Imagination Playground and Rigamajigs to VA medical centers and Fisher Houses nationwide. CarMax, KaBOOM’s corporate sponsor for the initiative, will help install four playgrounds and award 30 grants for Imagination Playgrounds and Rigamajigs in efforts to …

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