TAG: donation

Publisher’s note

October 22, 2014By

Dear LM readers, I’m sure in one way or another nearly every person reading this magazine has been affected by cancer. Whether you know someone who’s fighting cancer now, someone who’s survived cancer or someone whose life has been taken by cancer, it’s likely this disease has caused you to declare, “Cancer sucks!” I’ve uttered those words for my hero,... read more

Ruppert Landscape gives $180K facelift to Baltimore park

October 11, 2014By

In hand with its commitment to revitalize Pigtown, a community in Southwest Baltimore, 500 Ruppert Landscape employees provided 5,000 man-hours and nearly $180,000 worth of landscape renovations to Carroll Park on Oct. 10. The project included demolition, excavation and grading work along with the installation of pavers, sod, perennials, grasses, groundcover, shrubs and trees. Carroll Park is 117 acres and... read more

Toro relaunches ‘Green Spaces Make Great Places’ program

September 26, 2014By

The Toro Co. brought back its “Green Spaces Makes Great Places” grant program for a second year. The program awards a total of $15,000 to communities and nonprofits nationwide to go toward landscape improvements. “Every day, we work to help customers enrich the beauty, productivity and sustainability of their outdoor environments,” said Judson McNeil, manager of Toro Giving. “We’re looking... read more

Dixie Chopper gives back all summerlong

September 24, 2014By

Dixie Chopper stayed busy this summer, giving back to local communities through equipment donations and honoring active and retired hometown heroes. In August, it donated a Classic 3360W to Shady Oaks Camp, a special needs facility in Homer Glen, Ill. Shady Oaks, which spans 30 acres, provides children and adults with cerebral palsy and other disabilities the opportunity to enjoy... read more

PERC donates propane-powered equipment to Blue Ridge Parkway

August 6, 2014By

The Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) made an equipment donation to the Blue Ridge Parkway as part of a contribution to the National Park Service‘s (NPS) overall Green Parks Plan. PERC’s donation of propane-powered equipment totals more than $76,000 and includes three Ventrac compact tractor mowers with attachments and two Generac portable generators. The NPS Green Parks Plan is aimed... read more

Cutivate’14 has record attendance, AmericanHort gifts $100K

July 21, 2014By

Cultivate’14 concluded in Columbus, Ohio, July 15 with more than 10,000 attendees, the nonprofit event’s best attendance in more than a decade. Horticulture professionals came from the U.S., Canada, Mexico and more than 22 other countries representing Africa, Asia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, Oceania and South America. Formerly known as the OFA Short Course, it was the 86th year... read more