TAG: community service

Companies in the News: Sarver Landscape adds propane mowers, Bobcat expands facilities

April 27, 2016By

Bobcat Co. and its parent company, Doosan, completed $12 million in renovations at its engineering and factory facilities in Gwinner, N.D. At the engineering facility, the company opened up the floor plan and workstation areas; added interactive conference rooms and enclaves for meetings and private, independent work areas; and reworked the floor plan to create more “chance encounters” among employees who might not otherwise... read more

NALP hosts Landscapes 2015 service project at GIE+EXPO

October 22, 2015By

The National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) hosted its Landscapes 2015 community service project at GIE+EXPO on Oct. 21. A group of conference and trade show attendees traveled to the Society of St. Vincent de Paul campus in Louisville, Ky., to complete landscaping projects at campus areas, including a playground, the Ozanam Inn Shelter for Men and the DePaul apartments.... read more

Giving a mile

July 20, 2015By
Photo: Ewing Irrigation Products

Whether running for autism or pitching in on pro bono projects, Ewing’s community service has some serious legs. For years, Phoenix-based Ewing Irrigation Products has made a difference through projects big and small. The company has renovated a baseball field for foster kids and orphans, installed irrigation for people in the military and organized staff to run the Phoenix marathon... read more

A greater meaning

July 19, 2015By
Photo: AMTOPP

In the Treasure State, one association is enriching the lives 
of veteran families, the hungry and the young. In Montana, where the population hovers around 1 million, people have to drive far to make a difference. And those in the landscape industry do drive far—up to eight hours, in fact—every year to honor veterans. In an annual outing inspired by... read more

Let the light shine

July 17, 2015By
Photo: Green Oasis

From holiday light displays to fashion show fundraisers, Green Oasis is brightening lives however it can. For military families, the holidays can be particularly stressful. After all, decorating often isn’t a top priority when a loved one is deployed. The staff members at Green Oasis by Greener Grass Systems, based in Eau Claire, Wis., know this. They have been brightening... read more

Committed to the core

July 17, 2015By
Photo: Colin Conces

Establishing a purpose and values—and living by them—drives growth 
at Sun Valley Landscaping. Paul Fraynd and Hugh Morton have a challenge on their hands. They want to hire a best-in-class staff so they can grow their company. At the same time, they need to expand their operation to attract great people. “Applicants say, ‘I want a company that treats me... read more