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Jun 10, 2015, 23:30 ET
Hawaii adopts nation's first 100% renewable energy requirement after Blue Planet Foundation-led campaign

HISTORIC: Hawaii enacts nation's first 100% renewable energy requirement

 Hawaii enacted a law this week that requires all of the state's electricity to be produced from renewable energy sources no later than 2045....

May 04, 2015, 12:29 ET
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Florida Blue Foundation Awards $85,000 in Grants to 17 ESOL Programs Across Florida

To help Florida's diverse population make informed choices about their health and nutrition, the Florida Blue Foundation continued its support of...

Mar 26, 2015, 10:19 ET
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Florida Blue Foundation Announces Speakers for 10th Anniversary Sapphire Awards and Symposium

A heavyweight lineup of speakers, along with a special performance by José Feliciano, will highlight the Florida Blue Foundation's 10th...

Mar 19, 2015, 13:40 ET
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Florida Blue Foundation Announces 2015 Sapphire Awards Finalists

Celebrating the 10-year anniversary of its Sapphire Awards, Florida Blue Foundation announces five finalists for the 2015 awards. The Sapphire...

Feb 27, 2015, 14:30 ET
Jimmie Johnson Foundation and Blue Bunny Ice Cream Announce $25,000 Grant Opportunities

Jimmie Johnson Foundation and Blue Bunny Ice Cream Announce $25,000 Grant Opportunities

 The Jimmie Johnson Foundation announced Friday the launch of the 2015 Blue Bunny Helmet of Hope campaign, which will award $125,000 to five...

Sep 24, 2014, 14:57 ET

Media Alert: Actors, Filmmakers, Athletes, Economists and Celebrities unite to raise awareness of Blue Horizon Charitable Foundation at the Third Annual Gala

Media Alert * Media Alert * Media Alert * Media Alert Actors, Filmmakers, Athletes, Economists and Celebrities unite to raise awareness of Blue...

Jul 14, 2014, 16:01 ET

Blue Horizon Stem Cell Treatment Helps Paralyzed Patient Regain Periods of Mobility

Yesenia Torres was an outgoing, popular teenager, with the body of an athlete. the face of a model, and long, beautiful hair. She was turning heads...

May 27, 2014, 15:01 ET

Blue Horizon Founder and CMO Brian Mehling, M.D., Visits Living Fountain Orphanage in Lagos

Brian Mehling, M.D., an American orthopedic trauma surgeon, founder, and chief medical officer of Blue Horizon International (BHI) and Blue...

May 20, 2014, 13:41 ET

Stem Cell Guru Brian Mehling, M.D. Helps Top Athlete Return to Form After Debilitating Injury

Long Islander Greg Mucci participated in sports his whole life until a motorcycle accident in 2004. Unfortunately, his injury developed into...

May 09, 2014, 01:01 ET

35th Blues Music Awards Winners Announced

The Blues Foundation presented the 35th Blues Music Awards Thursday night, May 8 in Memphis. The event brings together Blues performers, industry...

May 07, 2014, 09:01 ET

Brian Mehling, MD Attends Mending Kids International In LA

 Blue Horizon Charity Foundation board member, Brian Mehling, MD, made a significant donation to Mending Kids International during its recent...

Apr 02, 2014, 15:19 ET

The Blue Cross Foundation awards $1.7 million

The Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Foundation has awarded $1.7 million to date in 2014. Recent awards include funding in support of...

Mar 26, 2014, 09:00 ET

A Robust Minnesota Economy?

There will be more people of color in Minnesota's future, a fact that bodes well for realizing a more robust economy in the state. So says a new...

Mar 14, 2014, 13:49 ET
Jimmie Johnson, along with Mike Wells, president and CEO of Wells Enterprises, maker of Blue Bunny Ice Cream announced the launch of the 2014 edition of the Blue Bunny Helmet of Hope campaign.  (PRNewsFoto/Blue Bunny, Jimmie Johnson Foundation)

Jimmie Johnson Foundation, Blue Bunny Ice Cream Announce $25,000 Grant Opportunities

 Six-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson announced Friday the launch of the 2014 edition of the Blue Bunny Helmet of Hope...

Feb 12, 2014, 15:30 ET

Blues Foundation Announces 2014 Blues Hall Of Fame Inductees

During the first 34 years of the Blues Hall of Fame balloting, only one saxophonist, Louis Jordan, was elected. The Year of the Saxophonist has...

Jan 25, 2014, 22:05 ET

30th International Blues Challenge Winners

The 30th International Blues Challenge (IBC)--the world's largest gathering of blues acts—concluded its five-day run on world famous Beale...

Jan 15, 2014, 13:00 ET

30th International Blues Challenge Returns to Beale Street January 21-25

The 30th International Blues Challenge (IBC)--the world's largest gathering of blues acts--will feature a record 255 acts from 40 states and 16...

Dec 10, 2013, 13:00 ET

The Blues Foundation Announces 35th Blues Music Award Nominees

The Blues Foundation is pleased to announce the nominations for their annual Blues Music Awards, which the international organization will present...

Nov 19, 2013, 09:47 ET

The Blues Foundation to Honor Blues Patrons at January Awards Ceremony in Memphis

Honorees Include Key Movers  The Blues Foundation will honor 20 individuals and organizations with its 2014 Keeping the Blues Alive...

Oct 23, 2013, 12:30 ET

Low-Income Patients Want More Health Information, Greater Engagement with Providers

New survey of Californians identifies approaches for communicating and connecting with patients to improve health As millions of low-income...