PLANET Day of Service

Turf Appeal, Inc.'s Day of Service

At 4:00 AM, on April 22nd, I woke up knowing that we were going to make a difference that day, knowing that our PLANET Day of Service was going to be the biggest and best ever.  I could feel the excitement build as our convoy of volunteers pulled into the main entrance of the Ft. […]

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The accomplishment countdown

Since our inception in 2005, PLANET has been working to make positive changes for our members and the industry, as a whole. Our committed volunteer leaders, working alongside of staff, have helped to reach our goals and foster the results we seek. The past five years have gone by quickly, and we have some great […]

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2nd Annual PLANET Day of Service – a success!

For those of you that were following all of the action and developments leading up to this past week on Earth Day, our 2nd annual PLANET Day of Service….. we are pleased to share that it was a huge success! We had over 3,000 volunteers participating in more than 200 projects in 38 states and […]

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2nd Annual PLANET Day of Service

  I love long term planning and yet, we have not finalized our PLANET Day of Service (DOS) plans. I’m tempted to just blow it off, I mean we have work up the wazoo, and are busy marketing to close our sales gap for the second half of the year, but the rewards from last […]

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Want to make a difference in your community?

Planning for the second annual Professional Landcare Network (PLANET) Day of Service on Earth Day, April 22, 2010, is in full force. This program is a grassroots effort and opportunity for PLANET members, state associations, supplier members, PLANET partners, and other green industry professionals to come together across the country for a day of giving […]

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We cannot pay back, we can only pay forward

In my opening remarks at this year’s Renewal and Remembrance, I shared a quote with attendees, something I had heard years ago. The quote is, “You can never pay back; you can only pay forward.” How true that was for the volunteers who were preparing to spread lime, install plants, prune trees, and do other […]

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