TAG: Veterans

NALP launches Veterans in Landscape Network

January 4, 2023By

The organization said the network is designed to support and connect members who are veterans and working in the green industry. read more

Spring Touch to give away $30,000 franchise fee to veteran

October 29, 2018By

Spring Touch plans to give away a $30,000 franchise fee to a deserving veteran. The winning veteran will become the owner of a Spring Touch franchise in one of the following states: Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, North Dakota, South Dakota, Missouri or Illinois.  The winner will receive training and mentoring from the founders and one year of strategic marketing, customer call center... read more

In honor of Veterans Day

November 11, 2015By

Cleveland’s Veterans Day Parade just passed our downtown office on E. 9th Street. It’s a jubilant reminder of the great men and women who have served in the U.S. armed forces and the sacrifices they made that allow us to sit at our desks and produce a magazine each month—comfortable, safe and worry-free. Here at LM, we wanted to take... read more

Stihl raises $67,000 for veterans

October 7, 2015By

With the assistance of almost 700 participating Stihl dealers nationwide, Stihl recently presented a check for more than $67,000 to the Resurrecting Lives Foundation. Proceeds were generated by Stihl dealer stock purchases of American-made Resurrecting Lives Foundation shirts and caps through the Stihl Outfitters program. Money raised for the foundation will be used to support veterans suffering from traumatic brain injuries.... read more

U.S. Lawns, Spring-Green ranked as ‘best’ for vets

September 23, 2015By

Three landscape companies appeared on Military Times’ 2016 “Best for Vets: Franchises” list. U.S. Lawns ranked No. 10, Border Magic ranked No. 30 and Spring-Green Lawn Care ranked No. 36. “We strive to reach out to our military veterans and offer them a chance to become entrepreneurs as they transition out of the military,” said U.S. Lawns President Ken Hutcheson.... read more

Project EverGreen extends GCFT to wounded, disabled veterans

March 26, 2015By

Project EverGreen expanded its GreenCare for Troops (GCFT) program to include wounded and disabled veterans in addition to families of currently deployed military personnel. The program, now in its ninth year, provides military personnel and their immediate families with free lawn care and landscape services from registered volunteers for the length of deployment, typically nine months to one year. The... read more