Category : Communitas Awards

Slugger Albert Pujols Reflects Spirit of Communitas Awards By Hosting a Young Fan and Cancer Survivor

St. Louis Cardinals’ slugger Albert Pujols recently reflected the spirit of the Communitas Awards when he hosted a young fan and cancer survivor at Busch Stadium who wanted to meet his hero after overcoming the challenges of chemotherapy. In conjunction with the Make-A-Wish foundation, ESPN’s “My Wish” series present the story of Jacob Trammell, whose cancer and subsequent chemotherapy treatment caused him to question his will to live. Jacob’s one wish was to meet the Cardinals first baseman, and the long ball basher gave Jacobs a surprise of his own. We invite you to access the link below and view this moving story about young Jacob, and his unforgettable encounter with Albert Pujols. The link also provides a Q&A with Jacob’s mother, Debbie Trammell, who discussed the highlights of her son’s My Wish experience with ESPN.com.

http://sports.espn.go.com/espn/features/mywish/news/story?id=5367335

ESPN SportsCenter’s series titled “My Wish” is a collaborative effort with the Make-A-Wish Foundation that chronicles the granting of unique sports-related wishes for five children. Each experience will be featured on SportsCenter. Please visit www.communitasawards.com for printable nomination forms and information on how to nominate a deserving individual and/or business. We are accepting nominations as they arrive.

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2010 Communitas Award Nominee The College of Physiotherapists (Toronto, ON) Protects the Environment

2010 Communitas Award nominee The College of Physiotherapists of Ontario (Toronto, ON) has always taken a leading-edge approach to reducing costs, helping the environment and enhancing the efficiency with which to communicate with its more than 7,000 registrants. When the medical society realized that its 125-page paper version of its Registrants’ Guide was costly and […]

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We Are Proud to Salute 2010 Communitas Award Nominee LifeLock (Tempe, AZ)

2010 Communitas Award Nominee LifeLock (Tempe, AZ) believes in an open exchange of information to warn law enforcement and community members about identify theft. LifeLock, an identity protection service, has submitted a presentation packet it utilizes for a series of free educational seminars — LifeLock and FBI LEEDA (Law Enforcement Executive Development Association): Identity Theft […]

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We Are Proud to Salute 2010 Communitas Award Nominee Raytheon Company (Waltham, MA)

2010 Communitas Award Nominee Raytheon Company (Waltham, MA) believes in engaging, inspiring and honoring citizens in surrounding communities. The defense technology firm has submitted its newest Corporate Responsibility Report that outlines the vast reach of its community and volunteer efforts and results. The report explains that Raytheon has expanded its MathMovesU initiative, and has introduced its […]

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NASCAR Driver Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Underscores Spirit of Communitas Awards With 200th Make-A-Wish Appearance

The spirit of the Communitas Awards was recently underscored by NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt, Jr., who made the wish of a lifetime come true for a 15-year old fan who is battling a kidney disease. You can read the heart-warming story — the 200th Make-A-Wish appearance by Dale, Jr. — by accessing this link: http://sports.yahoo.com/nascar/blog/from_the_marbles/post/Dale-Earnhardt-Jr-grants-wish-of-a-kid-s-lifeti?urn=nascar,256781. […]

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Communitas Awards Accepting Nominations Through Aug. 2, 2010 for Excellence in Community Service & Corporate Social Responsibility

Communitas Awards is now accepting nominations through August 2, 2010 to recognize exceptional businesses, organizations and individuals for Excellence in Community Service (volunteering, philanthropy), Corporate Responsibility (inclusion of public interest in corporate decision making, sustainability, green initiatives), and/or Community Service & Corporate Responsibility. For more information and to find, print and utilize nomination materials, please […]

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We Are Proud to Salute Communitas Award Winner Nevada State Senator Valerie Wiener

State Senator Valerie Wiener introduced legislation to create the Nevada Youth Legislature (NYL), a program supported through volunteer resources and expertise. Nominated for Nevada Youth Legislature: Extended Training Program, the initiative encourages youths from the state to increase their commitment to civic engagement. As a result, youth legislators appointed by their state senator are required […]

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