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GreenCare for Troops Provides Opportunity to Serve Military Families

If you’re looking for a way to give back to your community’s military families, Project EverGreen’s GreenCare for Troops program helps connect you with an active duty deployed service member’s family where you can provide complimentary lawn and landscape service during the length of the deployment. Phil Fogarty, master franchise consultant for Weed Man USA, […]

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Project EverGreen Revitalizes Community Gardens Throughout New York City

Project EverGreen’s GreenCare for Communities initiative has been working to revitalize community green spaces since 2008. One of their focuses has been partnering with NYC Parks GreenThumb to restore various community gardens throughout New York City and five boroughs that are in need of renovation. “Project EverGreen’s goal is to increase the healthy greenspace footprint […]

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Registration Is Open for Renewal & Remembrance 2022

The 26th Renewal & Remembrance will take place on July 18, 2022. This year’s volunteer event will be held at Arlington National Cemetery (ANC) and at the Lincoln Memorial on the National Mall. While Renewal & Remembrance has historically been held at Arlington National Cemetery, this marks the second year that NALP will have a […]

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NALP Encourages Participation in Project EverGreen’s GreenCare for Troops

The National Association for Landscape Professionals encourages lawn and landscape professionals to participate in Project EverGreen’s GreenCare for Troops program. GreenCare for Troops is a 501c3 non-profit that provides complimentary basic lawn care and landscape maintenance services to military personnel with a deployed family member. The program got its start in 2006. A Project EverGreen […]

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Ruppert Landscape Helps Install Exhibit Highlighting Pandemic Toll

Over 350 employees from Ruppert Landscape’s Maryland, DC and Virginia branches came together from Sept. 14 to Sept. 16 to bring a public art installation to fruition, commemorating all the Americans who have died due to COVID-19. Maryland artist Suzanne Brennan Firstenberg conceptualized the installation, In America: Remember, to be a memorial that is also […]

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Schools Beautify Campuses With Landscaping Team Projects

Although this year’s National Collegiate Landscape Competition (NCLC) was held virtually, students still had the opportunity to gather and get their hands dirty by participating in an optional team project. Schools could select a physical community or campus landscape project to work on and Brigham Young University – Idaho, Michigan State University and Eastern Kentucky […]

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Sun Valley Landscaping Offers Healthcare Hero Giveaway

Many companies are searching for methods to give back and express their gratitude to healthcare workers and one way Sun Valley Landscaping is using its resources is by offering a Healthcare Hero Landscape Makeover Giveaway. The Omaha, Nebraska-based company called for individuals to nominate a healthcare hero or first responder who is making an impact […]

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GreenCare for Troops Expands Services to Include Healthcare Workers

Project EverGreen is known for giving back to military families with its GreenCare and SnowCare for Troops programs, and now it has expanded its complimentary services to help those serving on the healthcare front lines. “The people that volunteer with our program a lot of them want to give back to the military in their […]

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Manzer’s Landscape Design and Development, Inc. Helping the Community During COVID-19

On Manzer’s Landscape Design and Development, Inc.’s website, they have a page on COVID-19 where the company highlights their new safety practices that they will be following as well as a number of complimentary services that will be offered to clients with heightened vulnerability to the virus. Based in Peekskill, New York, Manzer’s encourages clients […]

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Giving Back is Second Nature For This Landscape Pro

When it comes to community engagement, NALP is continually looking to find ways to inspire members to get more involved. Our Community Partnership Award—presented to companies that are actively engaged in community outreach—is one of the ways we do that. Grunder Landscaping Co., based in Miamisburg, Ohio, is another winner of the award this year […]

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