TAG: Healthy Turf. Healthy Kids

Project EverGreen celebrates “Healthy Turf. Healthy Kids.” awareness week

July 17, 2017By

Project EverGreen is raising awareness for its “Healthy Turf. Healthy Kids.” initiative, which sets out to provide safe, well-maintained and accessible parks and recreational green spaces  to children and communities. The Cleveland-based national nonprofit has designated July 16-22 as National “Healthy Turf. Healthy Kids.” Awareness Week. The week will spotlight the groups efforts to renovate green spaces across the U.S.... read more

Project Evergreen, Ruppert upgrade NC community park

December 8, 2016By

As part of its “Healthy Turf. Healthy Kids.” initiative, Project Evergreen partnered with Ruppert Landscape and Habitat for Humanity to makeover Reid Park Community Playground in Charlotte, N.C. The face-lift included the planting of more than 300 ornamental shrubs and several Maple Shade Trees, weeding, mulching and installing walkway edging and kid-safe rubber playground mulch. The goal was to enhance... read more

Project EverGreen completes projects in NYC, NJ

November 2, 2016By

As part of its ongoing “Healthy Turf. Healthy Kids.” initiative, Project EverGreen completed renovation projects on a park in New York City and a football field New Jersey. In New York City, the organization transformed a vacant lot adjacent the Carter Burden Center for Aging into a sustainable fruit and vegetable garden and community park for the Neighbors of Vega Baja Association... 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

“Healthy Turf. Healthy Kids.” Awareness Week begins May 17

May 14, 2015By

As a part of its “Healthy Turf. Healthy Kids.” initiative, Project EverGreen designated May 17-23 as National “Healthy Turf. Healthy Kids.” Awareness Week. The mission is to raise awareness of the program and spotlight its efforts to provide safe recreational and playing fields for America’s children. “Healthy Turf. Healthy Kids.” is Project EverGreen’s nationwide initiative to renovate and revitalize parks... read more

Project EverGreen renovates Georgia park

April 15, 2015By

Project EverGreen completed its first 2015 “Healthy Turf. Healthy Kids.” project, renovating the entranceway to Wallace Park in Mableton, Ga. Working in partnership with the Cobb County (Ga.) Parks, Recreation & Cultural Affairs Department (PRCA), Project EverGreen and volunteers, led by Ruppert Landscape, designed and delivered a facelift to restore and renew the landscape at the park’s entrance. The park... read more