What is PLANET Gives Back? Each year the Professional Landcare Network, (PLANET) organizes a volunteer service event during their annual Green Industry Conference. The fourth annual PLANET Gives Back is scheduled for Wednesday, October 22, 2014 in the city of Louisville, KY. PLANET Gives Back and partneres seek to promote a positive impact for the host city of our annual GIC. Pictured (right) are the 75+ attendees who volunteered during the 2013 event.
You're Invited to Chat
Participate in a live #Landscapechat during PLANET Gives Back on Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at 2pm ET, held at GIC and GIE-EXPO in Louisville. This live chat will feature PLANET, and other green industry leaders tweeting live from the event.
Discussion Key Points:
New This Year - The majority of the work will take place at Meyzeek Middle School, which was identified through YouthBuild Louisville, an education, job training and leadership program organization designed to help young adults realize their potential. Approximately 75 volunteers will landscape, aerate, and fertilize the school grounds, preform maintenance on perimeter fences, and beautify the front entrances with the use of raised planter beds.
The Event - Approximately 75 volunteers will landscape, aerate, and fertilize the school grounds, perform maintenance on perimeter fences, and beautify the front entrances with the use of raised planter beds. In addition, volunteers will be installing trees at a nearby location, St. Vincent DePaul.
This week’s #Landscapechat - Some of the happenings taking place at GIC and the GIE+EXPO will also be highlighted.
Join the Conversation
Don’t miss out on this exciting topic and join the conversation via Twitter. Just sign into #landscapechat with your Twitter ID and you can follow the conversation and share with the community. Be sure to add the hashtag to all your tweets or join us in the landscapechat room on Tweetchat. They will automatically add it for you and it's easy to watch the conversation as it happens!
If you do miss the live event, you can still access the Storify recap, accessible 24/7 that will be posted following the live chat. The transcript includes all the information and links shared during the discussion.
Connect and share with the green industry leaders live on Twitter and 24/7 to learn and share about hot topics in the green industry. Now landscapechat is part of the Green Industry Leaders Network (GILN) presented by Corona and its partners. We are an alliance of professional organizations who are advancing the horticulture, tree care, and landscaping industries. Register now to get weekly updates of upcoming chats, links to transcripts, chat reminders and more! Register now on the GILN website!
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