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August 12, 2015

Data Puzzling for a Good Cause

What crosses your mind when making a reservation in a nice restaurant? Is it the location and atmosphere of the place? The type of cuisine they offer? The price of food and drink? Many people have these thoughts in mind when making their choice – however, accessibility can be an even more relevant aspect. A

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December 15, 2011

Enchanting the Holiday Season in Vegas — Stays in Vegas

On a Vegas night, a 100 FedEx team members donated their time to enchant Opportunity Village’s Magical Forest. Celebrating its 20th year, Magical Forest is a local holiday attraction that raises about $1M for Opportunity Village, an agency that serves people with intellectual disabilities in the Las Vegas community. The FedEx volunteers brought in the magic by manning various rides and attractions.  

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September 14, 2010

Enjoying the Ride at a Theme Park

On Wednesday 1 September I joined nine other FedEx staff for the launch of the Action for Children and FedEx joint programme, “Delivering hope to children” in the UK.  Also attending were 18 young carers from the Action for Children’s Derbyshire Young Carers Project who had arrived to enjoy a day out.Fortunately it was a rare sunny day when we got to the Alton Towers theme park, but I doubt even a downpour would have dampened the spirits of the children whom we were there to meet.

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