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TAG: volunteering

High Performance: The true value of giving back

August 9, 2022By
Renewal and Remembrance Day at Arlington National Cemetery. Photo by Kelly Limpert

Phil Harwood shares the value of giving back, whether through volunteering your industry services to those in need or through other ways and means. read more

Renewal & Remembrance returns to Arlington National Cemetery for 20th year

May 16, 2016By

The National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) will host its annual Renewal & Remembrance event at Arlington National Cemetery on July 11. Now in its 20th year, this event brings together hundreds of volunteers to help beautify a large part of the cemetery’s historic grounds. Due to the positive impact of several years of lime applications at Arlington, lime isn’t... read more

High Performance: Never eat alone

September 22, 2015By

You’ve probably heard this phrase before, related to networking, business development and sales. The theory goes that if you’re always seeking new opportunities, doors will open. It’s the old, “the harder I work, the luckier I am” routine. It’s a numbers game. Increase the input to increase the output. Regardless of how you frame it, the focus is the same:... read more

Ep. 126: Serving those who serve us

April 15, 2015By

Bill Vogel, president of Project EverGreen, discusses how landscape contractors can give back to our troops through Project EverGreen’s “GreenCare for Troops” and “SnowCare for Troops” programs. Listen to the show to learn more about this program and how you can get involved. It’s good for our soldiers, and it may even be tax deductible. read more

CLCA lends a hand to Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter

April 13, 2015By

Members of the California Landscape Contractors Association (CLCA) voluntarily spruced up the Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter in Live Oak, Calif., according to the Santa Cruz Sentinel. About 10 landscaping companies split up the project to upgrade the irrigation system, install rocks and drainage systems and native plants near the parking lot. For more on this story, visit 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