Swingle receives ALCC 2014 ELITE award

March 12, 2015By

The Associated Landscape Contractors of Colorado (ALCC) bestowed its inaugural ELITE award to Swingle Lawn, Tree & Landscape Care for its “Beecause We Care” campaign. The ELITE awards, which stand for Elevating the Landscape Industry Through Excellence, is given to a company that offers a creative solution to a problem facing Colorado landscapes. Via its Beecause We Care campaign, Swingle took... read more

Dan Foley, Janelle Bruland among PLANET award winners

March 10, 2015By

The Professional Landcare Network (PLANET) held its annual leadership awards program at the Breakfast for Business Success during Great Escape at Atlantis Resort, Bahamas. Receiving this year’s Lifetime Leadership Award was Dan Foley, LIC, past-president of PLANET. This award is presented annually to a member of the association who has demonstrated leadership, service and commitment to PLANET and the landscape industry.... read more

1-Minute Mentor: Zachary Johnson

September 4, 2014By

Associate professor (in landscape business and landscape design & contracting) at Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colo. Who’s your mentor? His name was Todd Williams, president of Terracare Associates. We lost him too soon. He was a great guy. We were both on the board of directors of the Associated Landscape Contractors of Colorado. Also, we created a professional practices class together... read more

Jumping at the opportunity

May 30, 2013By

PLANET Community Stewardship Award Winner Category: State Association Chapter Volunteer efforts are ingrained in ALCC’s culture.  In its 50 years, the Associated Landscape Contractors of Colorado (ALCC) has established a long history of supporting communities, sponsoring and leading projects throughout the state. “Giving back to the community is one of the things we were founded on,” says Kristen Fefes, executive... read more