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August 3, 2015

Tapestry Unveiled at Ellis Island to Honor John Lennon

A beautiful French tapestry was recently delivered to Ellis Island’s Immigration Hall, designed by Peter Sis, a Czech artist residing in New York. The tapestry, which shows the island of Manhattan as a yellow submarine, honors the late John Lennon. New York City proclaimed July 29th “John Lennon Day” 40 years after Lennon received his

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June 29, 2015

The Ultimate Sport for the Mind: FedEx Supports FIRST [Video]

FIRST was founded in 1989 by Dean Kamen to inspire young people's interest and participation in science and technology. The FIRST World Championship was later developed to allow STEM students the forum to showcase their skills and learn the value of teamwork.

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March 16, 2012

Puppy Love – Abused Puppies Rescued with Help of FedEx

Many folks don't know that FedEx ships zoo animals and livestock as part of our normal business.  The staff that run our FedEx Animal Desk work the logistics on a daily basis.  It seems like Lydia Petropoulus and Carolyn Frisch know more about how to do this right than anyone in the business.  On the charitable shipping side, I work with them on rescue type situations when we feel it is appropriate.  We have had a few moves this year with some being more unusual than others.

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