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Earth Charter Announces New Campaign

Earth Charter Announces New Campaign

Earth Charter International launched a crowdfunding campaign at the end of April to raise money for scholarships for future young leaders. Earth Charter International (ECI) is a nonprofit that’s based out of Costa Rica but reaches all over the world. ECI is made up of a founding document, an education center that offers classes online and in-person, and the global movement working to connect like-minded people.            

Medcom Benefit Solutions has been an Earth Charter partner since the beginning of 2020. Since becoming a partner Medcom...

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Celebrating Arbor Day with a Bit of History

Celebrating Arbor Day with a Bit of History

We’ve probably all been celebrating Arbor Day since we were in elementary school. By ‘celebrating’ I mean planting trees! What you probably didn’t know though is that Arbor Day has a long history, almost 150 years worth!

Arbor Day first originated in Nebraska in the 1870s. A man named J. Sterling Morton proposed the very first Arbor day as a ‘tree planting holiday’ at a meeting of the State Board of Agriculture. It was first established to be celebrated on April 10th but soon was changed to April 22nd in...

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Earth Day 2021

Earth Day 2021

Happy Earth Day! Earth Day falls on April 22nd of every year and is always a great opportunity to not only appreciate the beautiful natural world around us but ask ourselves, ‘What can I do for the planet today?’. Obviously, kind deeds for the environment don’t have to be confined to one day, but it’s a good opportunity to organize a clean-up with your friends, bike instead of drive to work, or even just go on a hike to appreciate the great outdoors.

The tradition of Earth Day began...

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COVID-19 Vaccine: What You Should Know

COVID-19 Vaccine: What You Should Know

Yesterday was World Health Day, so of course, we’re talking about how to keep ourselves and the people around us safe and healthy. COVID-19 vaccines have been rolling out to the general public in many states. Whether you have received the Moderna, Pfizer-BioNTech, or Johnson & Johnson vaccine, you’re not out of the clear just yet. I know we’re all ready to jump back into our previously thriving social lives and travel everywhere under the sun, but there are still precautions to take as outlined by the CDC:

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