TAG: Day of Service

Agrium Advanced Technologies joins Colorado Earth Day efforts

April 20, 2011By

LOVELAND, CO — Agrium Advanced Technologies, which relocated its headquarters here in the summer of 2009, donated more than 500 lbs. of earth-friendly fertilizers to two Professional Landcare Network (PLANET) Day of Service projects in the region. The company will also will provide 30 volunteers to help the High Plains Environmental Center(HPEC) restore natural areas in northern Colorado with native plants. “It is important... read more

Day of Service: A cemetery’s rebirth

May 1, 2010By

Patricia Carmody steers her white Subaru Outback wagon along the bumpy dirt and gravel road that winds its way through the 77-acre Riverside Cemetery, Denver’s oldest operating cemetery. She muses about her desire to find a scout troop in search of a community service project, and a benefactor willing to donate some gravel to repair the many potholes dotting the... read more

Day of Service: X marks the spot

May 1, 2010By

Nobody knows the exact age of an ancient and mysterious Native American mound located at the summit of a wooded ridgeline in central Ohio. Most experts believe it was constructed about the time of the birth of Jesus. The X-shaped mound, whose circumference approximates the size of a Little League infield, is the attraction at Cross Mound Park on the... read more

PLANET deems service day a success

March 4, 2010By

HERNDON, VA — On Earth Day, April 22, 2010, the Professional Landcare Network (PLANET) conducted its Second Annual PLANET Day of Service. The event is a grassroots effort that encourages individual members, supplier members, and state associations to create volunteer lawn care and landscape projects in their own communities. More than 3,000 volunteers participated in more than 200 projects from... read more