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TAG: green spaces

Project EverGreen wins donation to revitalize Detroit park

June 8, 2021By
Detroit park renovation

The charitable arm of Rocket Mortgage is donating $280,000 to Project EverGreen, a Cleveland-based non-profit dedicated to green, healthy parks and public spaces in underserved urban areas. The money will go to revitalizing Detroit’s Antonio McDuffy Park, a small green space near the city’s Motown Museum and General Motors’ Factory Zero electric vehicle plant. Green spaces such as parks, playgrounds,... read more

Project EverGreen kicks off ‘Healthy Turf’ Awareness Week

July 8, 2016By

    Project EverGreen designated July 10-16 as national “Healthy Turf. Healthy Kids.” Awareness Week. The initiative is intended to raise recognition of the program and spotlight its efforts to provide healthy, safe athletic and recreational green spaces for America’s children. Much of the program’s focus is on addressing childhood obesity, the rates of which have doubled and quadrupled in the... read more

Project EverGreen volunteers revitalize alley in Cleveland

June 25, 2015By

Project EverGreen, a Cleveland-based nonprofit, along with Painesville, Ohio-based Yardmaster and Cleveland-based Land Studio, revitalized an alleyway in Cleveland, June 24. Volunteers from Landscape Management and other industry members also participated. The area—Gould Court, located between Mitchell’s Ice Cream and Soho Kitchen & Bar in the Ohio City neighborhood—transformed from a bumpy brick alley to a green oasis for passersby and... read more

Project EverGreen kicks off ‘Healthy Turf. Healthy Kids.’ Initiative

October 8, 2014By

In conjunction with the Sports Turf Managers Association and Turfgrass Water Conservation Alliance, Project EverGreen kicked off the first project for its “Healthy Turf. Healthy Kids.” Initiative Oct. 7. The initiative was designed to restore green spaces for children and adults alike to play, exercise, interact and enjoy. The idea of the “Healthy Turf. Healthy Kids.” initiative grew from Project... read more

Project EverGreen initiative combats childhood obesity

September 18, 2014By

Project EverGreen turned the tables on the trend of childhood obesity with the launch of its “Healthy Turf. Healthy Kids.” initiative, a collaboration with the Sports Turf Managers Association and the Turfgrass Water Conservation Alliance. The initiative was created to restore and revitalize green spaces such as sports fields and parks for kids to play, exercise and connect—ultimately working against... read more

April is National Lawn Care Month

April 4, 2012By

As part of National Lawn Care Month this April, Project EverGreen is reminding residents of the overwhelming benefits green spaces have on their surroundings. “There are a lot of environmental, lifestyle and economic benefits offered by well-maintained green spaces that the public might not necessarily associate with a manicured yard or park,” said Cindy Code, executive director of Project EverGreen.... read more