TAG: PLANET AEF

2014/2015 PLANET AEF board of directors in place

May 8, 2014By

The Professional Landcare Network (PLANET) named members of the 2014/2015 PLANET Academic Excellence Foundation (PLANET AEF) board of directors. They are as follows. Officers: President—Tom Fochtman, Ceibass Venture Partners, Arvada, Colo.; VP—Miles Kuperus Jr., Farmside Landscape & Design, Sussex, N.J.; Immediate past president—Jim McCutcheon, HighGrove Partners, Austell, Ga.; and Secretary/treasurer—Mark Meister, John Deere, Cary, N.C. Directors at large: Ed Castro,... read more

4 companies become PLANET AEF platinum ambassadors

March 7, 2014By

The Professional Landcare Network Academic Excellence Foundation (PLANET AEF) promoted four companies from the title of ambassador to platinum ambassador of the foundation. The companies rose to the rank by pledging an additional $25,000 to the foundation, bringing the total each has pledged to $50,000. The newest platinum ambassadors include: CNA Insurance, Eustis, Fla.; Go iLawn and The Rorie Family,... read more

PLANET bestows awards to Norman Goldenberg, ONLA

March 7, 2014By

The Professional Landcare Network (PLANET) presented its Lifetime Leadership Award and Association Leadership Award to Norman Goldenberg and the Ohio Nursery & Landscape Association (ONLA), respectively, at its executive-level conference, Great Escape, in Anaheim, Calif. Lifetime Leadership Award Presented annually, PLANET’s Lifetime Leadership Award is given to a member of the association who has demonstrated leadership, service and commitment to... read more

PLANET AEF inducts new ambassadors

February 26, 2014By

The Professional Landcare Network (PLANET) welcomed new companies as PLANET Academic Excellence Foundation (PLANET AEF) ambassadors due to their pledging $25,000 to the foundation. PLANET AEF awards scholarships to students enrolled in landscape contracting and/or horticulture programs at two-year or four-year colleges and universities. The new ambassadors include: James River Grounds Management in Glen Allen, Va.; Jeffrey Scott and Corine... read more

PLANET AEF brings in more than $170K at GIC

November 22, 2013By

The Professional Landcare Network Academic Excellence Foundation (PLANET AEF) raised more than $170,000 at this year’s Green Industry Conference (GIC) at the GIE+EXPO in Louisville, Ky. The nonprofit foundation supports landscape and horticulture education and is halfway through its five-year campaign to raise $5 million. James River Grounds Management and Pacific Landscape Management became the newest PLANET AEF ambassadors by... read more