Tag: Community

TCS Recognized as U.S. Superbrand for Strength of Business Reputation and Community Impact

NEW YORK and MUMBAI, India, Oct. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) (BSE: 532540, NSE: TCS), a leading global IT services, consulting and business solutions organization, has been selected as a Superbrand in the United States based on the strength of its brand reputation across channels, business performance, industry-leading job creation, scale of employee training and development, and dedication to nationwide corporate social responsibility initiatives.

Superbrands, the world’s independent arbiter of branding, evaluated companies in the U.S. across 90-plus industries that displayed an excellent level of public brand recognition, customer engagement, community impact, and demonstrated long-term brand reliability, consistency and responsibility. TCS was one of 35 brands accorded the U.S. Superbrands status, alongside Amazon and Google in the technology sector.

Over the past 40 years – and particularly the last decade – TCS has built a significant brand presence in the U.S. by partnering with more than

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Erie economic development chief has a ‘passion’ for community service

Kevin Flowers
 
| Erie Times-News
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Debra Smith never thought about making history.

When Smith began working for the city of Erie as an employment and training accountant in December 1985, the Erie native and Indiana University of Pennsylvania graduate was happy to have found a steady job working with numbers.

She figured that her time with city government would eventually lead to a career as a certified public accountant. 

Later, she began crunching the numbers for a number of city economic and community development initiatives, and that’s when things changed. 

Smith started to comprehend the humanity represented in those ledgers, reports and spreadsheets — and realized she wanted to do even more. 

“I was dealing with Community

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101 Creative Community Service Ideas for Kids, Teens, and Adults

Photo credit: Aleksandr Zubkov - Getty Images
Photo credit: Aleksandr Zubkov – Getty Images

From Good Housekeeping

Participating in community service is one of the most rewarding things you can do. No matter your age, giving back can help you build friendships, develop new skills, and increase life satisfaction — all while making the world a better place. It’s no wonder that in a Good Housekeeping poll of over 4,000 people, 19% of respondents said they typically volunteer once a month and another 19% said they volunteer even more than that.

Ahead, we’ve found the most impactful community service ideas for volunteers of all ages. Remember: these ideas are meant to be general. If one speaks to you, think of ways you can personalize it toward your interests and expertise. Don’t be afraid to think big either. While you could totally pick up litter at the beach by yourself, you’d cover a lot more land if you

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Business, community donations help Columbia County fund new K-9

$5,000 from Didion helps department meet $40K funding goal
Didion Representatives with a new K-9
Columbia County Sheriff’s Deputy Ron Stage, Captain Jason Kocovsky, Deputy Derek Jesko, and K9 Artus

Didion representatives: Derrick Clark, Mark Nehls, Riley Didion

PORTAGE, Wis. — The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office will be able to fund another K-9 team thanks to donations from the community, according to a news release.

Didion, a dry corn mill and ethanol-alcohol facility in Cambria, said Thursday it donated $5,000 to support the sheriff’s office efforts to add a fourth K-9 unit to their team. Didion said the donation helped push the sheriff’s office over its goal of $20,000, which also now allows for a $20,000 matching gift from an anonymous local business.

According to the release, the cost to purchase a police dog is about $40,000,

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Community Banks of Colorado, a division of NBH Bank named the SBA’s Start Up and Job Creation …

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DENVER, Oct. 05, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Community Banks of Colorado, a division of NBH Bank(the “Bank”) is honored to be recognized in 2020 as Start Up and Job Creation Lender of the Year as part of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Colorado District Office’s Annual Awards.

“At NBH Bank, we believe the entrepreneurial spirit is the foundation of our communities, and we utilize SBA loans to provide responsible financing that supports that spirit. This award is really a testament to the vision and hard work of our clients, without whom this honor would not be possible,” said Mark Abell, SBA Division Director at NBH Bank.

The Bank was selected to receive this award based on the number of loans it made in the special categories of job creation and

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Community effort aims to make Dayton a better place

If you have ideas about how to make life in the Dayton region better, this is your moment to speak up.



a large stadium: An aerial view of what was then Fifth Third Field on the Dayton Dragons’ opening night, April 27, 2000. Today, the field is Day Air Ball Park. Improvements to the field were on the Dayton Development Coalition’s PDAC list for lobbying efforts in 2019.


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An aerial view of what was then Fifth Third Field on the Dayton Dragons’ opening night, April 27, 2000. Today, the field is Day Air Ball Park. Improvements to the field were on the Dayton Development Coalition’s PDAC list for lobbying efforts in 2019.

The Dayton Region Priority Development & Advocacy Committee — also known as “PDAC” — is looking for community or government-based proposals that will benefit the region.

It’s the start of an annual process that allows the Dayton Development Coalition and its allies to approach government with a unified voice in requests and lobbying efforts. Ideas will go to the Dayton area’s congressional delegation early next year.

Steel expansion planned for central Ohio site

This year’s PDAC process is

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Black Owned Business MFAM Trucking LLC Sets Example of Community Development and Equal Employment Opportunities

October 2, 2020 – Despite the ugly effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on small businesses throughout the USA, MFAM Trucking LLC is a minority owned business thats beginning to thrive. The company is a black-owned venture championed by Isreal W. Moses IV, president, and owner of MFAM Capital LLC. Not one of those bosses to hide away in the office, Isreal also works as an operator for the company.

When the country halted due to increasing COVID 19 cases and riots in the wake of the George Floyd tragedy, Isreal and his team opened their doors to ensure members of the African-American community would have a fall-back plan. The Minneapolis-based company expanded Its fleet to 5 trucks, including partnerships. With this move, MFAM managed to improve its business while creating sustainable employment in the diminishing economy.

MFAM Trucking LLC was started in 2014 by Isreal W Moses IV

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KB Home Announces the Grand Opening of Flatiron Meadows Villas, Located in a Premier Master-Planned Community in Erie, Colorado, Priced From the $430,000s

DENVER–(BUSINESS WIRE)–KB Home (NYSE: KBH) today announced the grand opening of Flatiron Meadows Villas, a new enclave of paired homes situated in a premier master-planned community that offers a unique Colorado lifestyle, combining comfort and modern design with natural beauty. Flatiron Meadows is a thriving master plan with a new K–8 school and close to the Erie Community Center, an expansive facility featuring an aquatics center and indoor and outdoor recreation. The new neighborhood is located 25 minutes north of downtown Denver and just east of Boulder in the picturesque town of Erie, a suburban community that offers scenic parks, shopping, dining and a variety of entertainment including concerts and movies in the park, holiday parades, a farmer’s market and town fair.

Flatiron Meadows Villas is the homebuilder’s first Denver-area community to offer the new KB Home Office, a dedicated room that delivers comfort, function and aesthetics. In

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Black Owned Business MFAM Trucking LLC Sets Example of Community Development and Equal Employment Opportunities – Press Release

October 2, 2020 – Despite the ugly effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on small businesses throughout the USA, MFAM Trucking LLC is a minority owned business thats beginning to thrive. The company is a black-owned venture championed by Isreal W. Moses IV, president, and owner of MFAM Capital LLC. Not one of those bosses to hide away in the office, Isreal also works as an operator for the company.

When the country halted due to increasing COVID 19 cases and riots in the wake of the George Floyd tragedy, Isreal and his team opened their doors to ensure members of the African-American community would have a fall-back plan. The Minneapolis-based company expanded Its fleet to 5 trucks, including partnerships. With this move, MFAM managed to improve its business while creating sustainable employment in the diminishing economy.

MFAM Trucking LLC was started in 2014 by Isreal W Moses IV

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Austin Startup Week hopes to connect community as it goes virtual its tenth year – Business – Austin American-Statesman

Austin entrepreneur Jacqueline Hughes has made more than 100 calls this week alone, as she prepares for one of the biggest events of the year for Austin’s entrepreneurial community.

But if all goes as planned, Hughes will be able to catch dozens of speakers, panels, and pitches and attend a virtual startup crawl — all from the comfort of home next week for the annual Austin Startup Week.

Hughes co-founded the event with Joshua Baer, who runs Austin-based accelerator Capital Factory, in 2011, as a way to bring together the startup community. For a decade, Austin Startup Week has been a can’t-miss for Austin entrepreneurs and emerging businesses to meet yearly, pitch business plans, network, and mingle.

But this year, rather than packed booths and standing-room-only panels, participants will gather virtually in chat rooms, video calls and virtual maps from Oct. 5-8.

The event joins the ranks of a number

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