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Hawaiian teen uses money from recycling to fund college scholarships

Where some people see trash, Genshu Price sees opportunity.

Price, 13, lives on Oahu, and is the founder of Bottles4College. Through the program, Price takes cans and bottles that he finds littering parks and beaches, recycles them, and puts the money aside for college scholarships. He started Bottles4College three years ago to raise money for his college fund, but decided he also wanted to boost other students in need of assistance. 

“We’re helping the environment by recycling,” Price told The Associated Press. “We’re helping education by providing scholarship funds for Hawaii kids and inspiring them to want to get

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‘Golf for the Future’ raises money for scholarships

WISCONSIN DELLS, Wis. — Hundreds of golfers took to the greens Tuesday to raise money for students in Wisconsin Dells.

About 350 golfers at Trappers Turn and Wild Rock Golf Club in the Dells raised money for the “Golf for the Future” fundraiser.

The 10th annual event aims to raise $1 million, which will be used as scholarship money that will be given to high school seniors in Wisconsin Dells.

“Our ultimate goal is to be able to offer not just a one-year scholarship,” said Wisconsin Dells Educational Foundation

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Accident victim’s best friend raising money for scholarship fund

MAPLETON, Utah — The best friend of a 13-year-old Mapleton boy killed in a go-kart accident is raising money this weekend to donate to a scholarship fund in his buddy’s name.

READ: Utah missionary among 2 killed in head-on collision

Bridger Robison was killed on July 15 when the go-kart he was riding crashed into a vehicle at an intersection.

On Friday, the Mapleton Police Department shared a message from Robison’s best friend, Wyatt Alvey, about a fund-raising effort taking place during the city’s Pioneer Day celebration Saturday.

“Bridger and I were best friends. We did everything together and

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Motorcycle ride event to raise scholarship money in honor of Warwick students killed in 2018 car crash | Local News

The Jack & Meghan WarwickStrong Memorial Scholarship committee has scheduled a motorcycle ride and community gathering in July to raise money for its next round of giving in honor of two students killed by a motorist in 2018. Motorcyclists are invited to participate in the 11-mile scholarship ride from the Mount Joy area to Lititz at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, July 24. Registration begins at 9 a.m. at LCBC, 2392 Mount Joy Road, Manheim. Riders will travel Route 772/Rothsville Road east to Lancaster Evangelical Free Church at 419 Pierson Road, Lititz.

That’s where the festivities begin for everyone else. There

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Is Everyone Making Money But You? The FOMO Economy of Memes, Crypto, Housing

Billionaire trader and investor Stanley Druckenmiller bought Bitcoin after watching its price go up and feeling the fear of missing out, aka FOMO. “I felt like a moron,” he said in an interview with the online news site the Hustle in May. He cashed out part of his $20 million bet after prices soared—“my heart’s never been in it”—but described the stampede of money managers into the cryptocurrency as an elephant trying to fit through a keyhole.

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Illustration: Chris Nosenzo

Druckenmiller has felt the FOMO before. In 1999 he

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Why Soaring Stocks Could Be Bad News For The Economy : Planet Money : NPR

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Stock numbers for Apple are displayed on a monitor on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in August 2019.

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While it’s had some ups and downs, the stock market has soared to historic heights in recent years. For many, that’s great news: It’s a sign the economy and their retirement accounts are doing really well. For Jan Eeckhout, however, the booming stock market is a sign there’s something deeply wrong with the economy.

Sure, the economist says, he has a retirement account with stocks, and he personally benefits from the ongoing bonanza on stock exchanges. But

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‘Color Run’ raises scholarship money for Senior students with a noble purpose

CEDAR FALLS, IOWA (KWWL) — Members of the Cedar Falls community got together at “Big Woods Lake” Sunday afternoon, to run a 5 kilometer race with colors decorating the way.

The 2021 Color Run event was hosted by non-profit organization, ‘Do Better, Be Better’, with the intent on raising scholarship money for senior students who have either been through a medical hardship or has helped someone through a medical hardship. The scholarships are about $1000 a piece.

The event today saw about 120 participants.

The program was founded by Jamie Smith who suffered a stroke while 15 weeks pregnant

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