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Geraci is a freelance writer based in Cleveland. She has worked as a professional journalist for more than 15 years, including six years as a writer for the Chicago Tribune. A graduate of Allegheny College and Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism, Geraci began her career as an editor at a newswire service in Washington, D.C., where she edited and distributed press releases from the White House and congressional leaders. She went on to become the community news reporter at the Jackson Hole Guide newspaper, winning two national feature writing awards. Her other experience includes working as a book editor in Chicago and as a professor of business communications at Cleveland State University.

Posts by Beth Geraci

Battling herbicide resistance Posted on 04 Sep 2014 in the 0914 & Turf+Ornamental Care categories.

With herbicide resistance a reality in agriculture and golf, lawn care could be next. Lee Kral, lawn care manager at Mountain High Tree, Lawn & Landscape Co. in Lakewood, Colo.,... Read more»

PLANET Community Stewardship Award winner: Inside Out Design Posted on 02 Jul 2014 in the 0714 & Special section categories.

Inside Out Design puts outdoor classrooms and environmental projects front and center of community efforts. Last spring, 100 sets of little hands were digging in the dirt at Good Shepherd... Read more»

PLANET Community Stewardship Award Winner: Mazelis Landscape Posted on 02 Jul 2014 in the 0714 categories.

Mazelis Landscape Contracting Corp. gives back to those who gave and the community that’s helped it prosper. The firefighting brotherhood runs fast and deep through Stephen Mazelis’ veins. The owner... Read more»

PLANET Community Stewardship Award Winner: Nemetschek Vectorworks Posted on 02 Jul 2014 in the 0714 categories.

When 32 Nemetschek Vectorworks employees participated in a Habitat for Humanity project in 2006, they laid the foundation for homes—and built a long-term commitment to volunteerism in the process. “Since... Read more»

PLANET Community Stewardship Award Winner: The Mustard Seed Posted on 02 Jul 2014 in the 0714 categories.

At The Mustard Seed, altruism is deeply rooted.  Sometimes it takes letting go of the past to see the promise of one’s future. Long haunted by a childhood tragedy, Mark... Read more»

PLANET Community Stewardship Award Winner: Greenscape Posted on 02 Jul 2014 in the 0714 categories.

A North Carolina business uses its volunteerism to promote life outdoors. When Greenscape President Daniel Currin was growing up, kids went outside to play and didn’t return until dinner. They... Read more»