PROFESSIONAL LANDCARE NETWORK MEMBER, GRASSHOPPER LAWNS INC. PARTICIPATED IN PLANET DAY OF SERVICE ON APRIL 20TH, 2013
PLANET member Grasshopper Lawns Inc., showed their commitment to caring for our nation’s green spaces with their involvement in a national PLANET event, the PLANET Day of Service. This event takes places every year on or around Earth Day in an effort to demonstrate environmental devotion and humanitarianism by giving back to our individual communities.
PLANET is the association of members who create and maintain the QUALITY OF LIFE in communities across America. With more than 3,500 member companies and affiliates, these firms and their employees represent more than 100,000 green industry professionals. Some of these professionals, including Grasshopper Lawns Inc., have taken the extra step of becoming certified through PLANET and bear the distinction of being known as Landscape Industry Certified.
This year, Grasshopper Lawns Inc. gave back to their community by servicing a local little league field, Back Mountain Little League, in Dallas, PA, free of charge. The event took place on Saturday, April 20th from 9am to 11am.
Michael Kravitsky IV, co-owner of Grasshopper Lawns Inc. explained, “The purpose of this event is to rejuvenate areas where we live, work, and play, to plow the way as environmental leaders- it’s just the right thing to do. We look forward to Day of Service every year,” The family owned and operated business has participated in the event since it began in 2009. Kravitsky says, “This year, five of our employees joined in on the project. Our techs aerated, fertilized, limed, and sprayed weeds at the field. My son played baseball here when he was little, so it hits close to home; my techs enjoy it as much as I do because this is their hometown as well. The importance and value of projects like this bonds our company and the community; everyone wins.”