TAG: PLANET Community Stewardship Award Winner

Planet Community Stewardship Award Winner: Charity by design

August 2, 2018By

For one architectural software firm, giving never gets old. When 32 Nemetschek Vectorworks employees participated in a Habitat for Humanity project in 2006, they laid the foundation for homes—and built a long-term commitment to volunteerism in the process. “Since then, our desire to play a larger role within our community spread like wildfire among employees,” says Eric Gilbey, landscape industry... read more

PLANET Community Stewardship Award winner: Inside Out Design

July 2, 2014By
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Inside Out Design puts outdoor classrooms and environmental projects front and center of community efforts. Last spring, 100 sets of little hands were digging in the dirt at Good Shepherd Catholic School in Frankfort, Ky. Overseeing their efforts to install a new outdoor classroom were Andrea Wilson Mueller and a four-person Inside Out Design crew. The team of elementary students... read more

PLANET Community Stewardship Award Winner: Mazelis Landscape

July 2, 2014By
Photo: Mazelis Landscape Contracting Corp.

Mazelis Landscape Contracting Corp. gives back to those who gave and the community that’s helped it prosper. The firefighting brotherhood runs fast and deep through Stephen Mazelis’ veins. The owner of Mazelis Landscape Contracting Corp. is the son of a New York City fireman and himself a longtime volunteer. So when duty calls, Mazelis and his team at Mazelis Landscape,... read more

PLANET Community Stewardship Award Winner: Nemetschek Vectorworks

July 2, 2014By

When 32 Nemetschek Vectorworks employees participated in a Habitat for Humanity project in 2006, they laid the foundation for homes—and built a long-term commitment to volunteerism in the process. “Since then, our desire to play a larger role within our community spread like wildfire among employees,” says Eric Gilbey, landscape industry specialist at the Columbia, Md.-based design software provider. “I... read more

PLANET Community Stewardship Award Winner: The Mustard Seed

July 2, 2014By

At The Mustard Seed, altruism is deeply rooted.  Sometimes it takes letting go of the past to see the promise of one’s future. Long haunted by a childhood tragedy, Mark Halla couldn’t let go for decades. But all that changed when Halla himself changed. “If we’re really honest with ourselves, our nature is very selfish,” says the founder of The... read more

PLANET Community Stewardship Award Winner: Greenscape

July 2, 2014By

A North Carolina business uses its volunteerism to promote life outdoors. When Greenscape President Daniel Currin was growing up, kids went outside to play and didn’t return until dinner. They dug in the dirt, played games in the yard, threw the ball around and did what kids do. Or, used to do. Thanks in part to TV, Xbox and iPads,... read more