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David Snodgrass, President of Dennis' 7 Dees, Receives Lifetime Leadership Award from PLANET
HERNDON, Va., April 15, 2013 — PLANET recently presented its Lifetime Leadership Award to David Snodgrass, Landscape Industry Certified, and president of Dennis' 7 Dees Landscaping and Garden Centers in Portland, Ore.
PLANET’s Lifetime Leadership Award is presented annually to a member of the association who has demonstrated leadership, service, and commitment to both PLANET and the green industry. It honors individuals who have improved the green industry and inspired others throughout their careers with their pioneering spirit and demonstrated inventiveness.
Snodgrass is a former president of both the Oregon Landscape Contractors Association and PLANET. He also served on PLANET’s Board of Directors, chaired PLANET’s Safety Committee for a number of years, and is a PLANET Trailblazer which allows him the opportunity to mentor younger people who are entering the industry.
During his 36 years leading the family business, Snodgrass with his brothers Drew and Dean, and their team of dedicated employees have grown Dennis’ 7 Dees Landscaping and Garden Centers from a small company into a $25 million dollar powerhouse that has won many safety and top landscape design awards over the years. The company has also done many community service projects, including projects for PLANET Day of Service.
“Dave has shown great commitment to the industry and is always willing to give his time and share his knowledge to help improve the industry,” said Sabeena Hickman, CAE, CMP, CEO of PLANET.
For more information about the PLANET awards program, visit www.landcarenetwork.org/awards/index.
PLANET is the national trade association representing more than 100,000 landscape industry professionals, who create and maintain healthy, green living spaces for communities across America. PLANET members are committed to the highest standards in industry education, best practices and business professionalism. Many of PLANET’s professionals have attained the status of becoming Landscape Industry Certified, achieving the greatest level of industry expertise and knowledge. Visit PLANET at www.landcarenetwork.org.