Cintas Ignites Fire Extinguisher Education in October

In 2017, approximately 120,000 non-residential fires in the U.S. caused $2.8 billion worth of property damage, according to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). National Fire Prevention Week™ is Oct. 6-12, and Cintas Corporation is helping raise awareness of the importance of knowing the basics about your fire extinguishers, where they are located for quick access and how to use them if a fire emergency occurs. “Fire prevention is always the goal, but businesses need to be prepared if those efforts fall short,” said Taylor Brummel, Director of Marketing –…

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Valpak® Unites With Susan G. Komen® For A Special “Valpak Goes Pink” October Breast Cancer Education And Fundraising Campaign

Valpak, have announced its partnership with Susan G. Komen (Komen) throughout this year’s National Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October. “Valpak is a trusted and iconic brand, and we’re delighted to have their support,” said Christina Alford, SVP of Development from Komen. “Breast cancer still claims too many lives, so it will take all of us doing something – being More Than Pink – to finally end this disease.” Jennifer Glen, SVP of Sales and Partnerships for Valpak says, “We are thrilled to team with Susan G. Komen in this…

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My Favourite 10 Charity/Non-Profit/Ethical Campaigns of October 2017

This will be a new monthly piece where I will mention my top 10 favourite Non-Profit, Ethical or Charity Campaigns of the previous Month. This Month – October 2017. 10. Unicef launches Rankin video about the labels put on migrant children. An important campaign which highlights the plight of migrant children, and how people label them Unicef launches Rankin video about the labels put on migrant children 9. ‘Phish & Chips’ Van Lets You Pay For A Meal With Scam Phishing Emails And Smishing Texts. I loved this idea, we…

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Stoptober Campaign from PHE is back

Stoptober, the 28-day stop smoking campaign from Public Health England, is back from 1st October.   Stoptober has driven over 1 million quit attempts to date and is the biggest mass quit attempt in the country. It is based on research that shows that if you can stop smoking for 28-days, you are five times more likely to stay smokefree for good.   There a lots of ways to quit and Stoptober can help people choose what works for them. You can quit using medication (including nicotine replacement therapies such…

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London’s famous Piccadilly Lights return in October for Barnardo’s

The iconic lights at Piccadilly have been switched off since January. The famous sign has been switched off as part of a lengthy renovation. The iconic screen is being replaced by a single 4K LED screen capable of hosting live videos, weather, news, sports results, and real-time social media feeds. The launch in October is covered in a Facebook Live broadcast, as part of the website called the PiccadillyOn campaign. The plan is to get people to sponsor the colours on the screen, and raise money for Barnado’s. The PiccadillyOn…

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