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Ilim Group to allocate over RUB 16 million for Kids’ Summer Vacation


Over 870 kids from the families of employees of Ilim's Forest Branches and Mills, and ROP's in Bratsk and Ust-Ilimsk (Irkutsk Oblast) and Koryazhma (Arkhangelsk Oblast) will enjoy this vacation opportunity and improve their health in summer camps. With financial support from Ilim, the kids will be able to spend their time in educational camps and various health camps in Russia, as well as in youth and child centers in Bulgaria and Greece. In keeping with the established tradition, Ilim Group gives these summer trip vouchers to its employe... Read More »

Mayor Castro and Coca-Cola announce $1.5 million in grants to get san antonians moving


Grants Will Support Coca-Cola Troops for Fitness Program Mobile Fit San Antonio will bring fitness activities to various locations throughout San Antonio, free of charge.  The program engages people with a fitness vehicle offering mobile exercise equipment, mobile fitness coaches and a health kiosk. Ride-to-Own will distribute 450 bicycles to 15 community centers.  People who have attended mandatory cycling safety lessons will have access to the bikes. San Antonio Sports Afterschool Program will serve 45 campuses and nearly 500 low-inco... Read More »

66,000 Citi volunteers mark company’s annual global community day with service activities in 95 countries


Volunteerism is a central part of the Citi employee experience, with Citi volunteers regularly engaging in community service year-round. Global Community Day spotlights and reinforces a shared commitment among Citi employees, clients, alumni, family and friends around the world to collaborate and dedicate their time and expertise to local community needs, including literacy and education, housing, environmental stewardship, health and human services, and disaster relief. Last year’s Global Community Day on June 16, 2012, was a cornerstone of... Read More »

Transaero Airlines welcomes Worldhotels as a new partner within Frequent Flyer Program


As part of the membership, members of Transaero Privilege Frequent Flyer Program can earn 100 points for qualifying stays at any hotel out of Worldhotels’ portfolio of 500 hotels worldwide. Transaero is Russia’s first private airline that now operates flights on more than 190 routes all over the world. The airline’s hub airports are Moscow Domodedovo, Moscow Sheremetyevo and Moscow Vnukovo as well as St. Petersburg Pulkovo airport. “The launch of the partnership between Transaero Airlines and Worldhotels is undoubtedly good news for our clie... Read More »

Flying without fear centre for pre-flight psychological aid opens at Sheremetyevo International Airport


Passengers, the media and partners attended an opening ceremony on June 11th, hosted by Olga Pleshakova, CEO of Transaero Airlines, Vladimir Buryak, Deputy General Director of Sheremetyevo International Airport and Alexey Gervash, Director of the “Flying Without Fear" Centre. At the opening ceremony, Vladimir Buryak, Deputy General Director of Sheremetyevo International Airport, said: “Sheremetyevo International Airport is committed to innovation and to creating a comfortable atmosphere for all passengers. Now, with the Flying Without Fear C... Read More »

Base decisions on need not legal status, the Care Inquiry urges


The Care Inquiry, which has outlined its findings and recommendations in Making Not Breaking – Building Relationships for our Most Vulnerable Children, found that the care system too often breaks not makes relationships for children in care. The Inquiry heard that when children move, which they still do too often, important relationships are needlessly being broken and lost. Moreover, support for children and the adults who look after them is currently based on legal status and not on need. As a result, the Inquiry concluded that a new ap... Read More »

State pensions must guarantee decent living standards for all


Safeguarding public pensions to ensure decent living standards for all in old age must remain a priority, MEPs stress in a resolution adopted on Thursday. They also call for the development of supplementary pension schemes and longer working lives to ensure the sustainability of pensions threatened by demographic ageing and strained public finances. The resolution, drawn up by Ria Oomen-Ruijten (EPP, NL) and passed by 32 votes to 4, with 6 abstentions, is the employment and social affairs committee's response to the Commission white paper on... Read More »

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