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TAG: PLANET Day of Service

Day of Service

March 9, 2015By

Join thousands of your peers from across the nation on April 22 as we come together for the National Association of Landscape Professionals (formerly PLANET) Day of Service. Feel the sense of reward that comes from knowing that the community will benefit for years to come from your efforts. Experience the comradery that comes with a common purpose. Don’t put... read more

PLANET opens registration for Day of Service

February 5, 2015By

The Professional Landcare Network (PLANET) opened registration for its annual Day of Service, held on Earth Day, April 22. As PLANET puts it, “Day of Service unites the landscape industry for a day of giving back that demonstrates the passion landscape and lawn care companies have for caring for our nation’s backyards, parks and green spaces, while at the same time... read more

Throwback Thursday: June 1998

April 24, 2014By

To some, Earth Day might mark an obligation to give back to the environment and community. For the Green Industry, there’s an added layer with the Professional Landcare Network (PLANET) Day of Service being held that same day, compelling companies to dedicate one workday to charitable giving. This year, 2,200 Day of Service volunteers completed around 90 projects in 24... read more

PLANET Day of Service 2014 spurs 90 project completions

April 23, 2014By

Type #PLANETDOS into your Facebook or Twitter search bar and you’ll see evidence the Green Industry was busy on Earth Day, April 22. Off screen, the evidence was in the form of around 90 projects completed in 24 states at an estimated value of $400,000 as part of the Professional Landcare Network (PLANET) Day of Service 2014. An initiative that... read more

Schill, LM and others team up for PLANET Day of Service

April 22, 2014By

In honor of the Professional Landcare Network’s (PLANET’s) Day of Service, which is celebrated every Earth Day, yours truly and two of my Landscape Management cohorts joined up with the pros from Schill Grounds Management and other volunteers at McGregor, a nonprofit assisted living and retirement facility located on a 32-acre historic estate on Cleveland’s east side. Nationwide, volunteers from... read more

Build a better business with generosity

May 13, 2013By

Why companies are pitching in to support charities and their communities. A full-page ad in a Sunday edition of The New York Times stated boldly that $60 million was received in 2012—more than $1 million a week—by a variety of recognized charities and community causes. The ad was not from a charity or fund-raising organization. It was from one of... read more