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TAG: Giving Back

Honest work

June 17, 2013By

PLANET Community Stewardship Award Winner Category: Supplier American Profit Recovery strives to include employees in its service efforts. Although they’re doing honest work, it’s easy for a debt collection agency to get a bad rap. But American Profit Recovery (APR), with corporate locations in Massachusetts and Michigan, developed the tagline “You’ll profit from our difference,” and it truly believes it.... 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

Well worth it

March 18, 2013By

PLANET Community Stewardship Award Winner Category: Large Green Industry Service Provider ($5 million or more in annual revenue) Acres Group invests in its community with an array of service work.  The list of community service activities the Acres Group in Wauconda, Ill., participates in is more than 20 items long. The involvement in most of these opportunities originated organically, but... read more

A good habit

February 22, 2013By

PLANET Community Stewardship Award Winner Category: Medium Green Industry Service Provider ($1 million to $5 million in annual revenue) Knowing there’s always someone in need has driven a Florida company to participate in an array of service efforts. Katy Harrell, vice president of Southeastern Outdoor Management, believes you don’t have to look far to find someone in greater need than... read more

Getting more than you give

February 22, 2013By

PLANET Community Stewardship Award Winner Category: Medium Green Industry Service Provider ($1 million to $5 million in annual revenue) Drake’s 7 Dees focuses on helping neighbors—in its own backyard and abroad. For Drake Snodgrass, owner and CEO of Drake’s 7 Dees, corporate giving has three vital components: employees, community and self-improvement. It’s his vision to weave all three together to... read more