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Lockheed Funds Initiative to House Homeless Veterans in Santa Clara

Lockheed Martin has entered a three-year funding commitment to support the All the Way Home program that aims to house more than 700 homeless veterans in Santa Clara, California by Veterans Day 2018. The company said Thursday it has contributed an initial $10,000 to All the Way Home to supply 70 kits that contain personal care items, clothing, cookware …

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Microsoft Awards Grants to 12 Entrepreneurial Businesses to Support Internet “Democratization” Plan

Microsoft has awarded 12 entrepreneurial businesses with seed grants and resources — including BizSpark tools such as free software, services and technology support — to help the expansion of the company’s hardware, applications, connectivity and power systems. The company said Monday the Affordable Access Initiative grants support the $1 billion investment plan of …

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Parsons Supports California Science Center Mission to Transport NASA Space Shuttle Tank

Parsons has provided consultation services in support of the California Science Center‘s mission to transport a NASA Space Shuttle external tank. The External Tank 94 has completed its transport from New Orleans to the California Science Center where it will be integrated with the Space Shuttle Orbiter Endeavour and displayed in a launch position at the new Samuel Oschin …

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CTC Foundation to Support Wings For Val Foundation in Challenge Coin Project

Concurrent Technologies Corp. affiliate CTC Foundation will work with the Wings for Val Foundation to create “smart” challenge coins to encourage students to complete acts of service in honor of fallen servicemen and women. CTC Foundation said Tuesday it has provided funds for the challenge coin project to help Wings for Val develop a system where coins are linked to individual webpages …

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New IBM Initiative Aims to Address Public Health Issues

IBM has introduced a new initiative to pick heath organizations that will $500,000 in healthcare engagement and expert assistance in an effort to help address public health challenges. The company began to solicit health projects from civil, governmental and social sector organizations for IBM’s health and technology team to solve, …

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Genesys Works Expands IT Internship Program to National Capital Region; George Newstrom Comments

Genesys Works has expanded its information technology internship program for high school students from low-income families to Northern Virginia and Washington D.C. metropolitan area. The non-profit organization will collaborate with Fairfax County public schools to carry out the expansion which was made possible partly through AT&T‘s $500,000 contribution, Genesys said Monday. George …

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