FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Lisa Schaumann
Contact: Heather Finney
PLANET TO HONOR NEW TRAILBLAZERS AT GIC
HERNDON, Va., August 17 , 2012 — The Professional Landcare Network (PLANET) is pleased to announce its newest Trailblazers. These individuals will be recognized during PLANET’s Green Industry Conference, October 24–26, 2012, in Louisville, Ky.
PLANET’s Trailblazers are an elite group of dedicated industry professionals who were nominated by their peers for making significant and long-term contributions to the green industry in the areas of lawn care, design/build/installation, interior plantscaping, irrigation & water management, and landscape management. Individuals who are selected for this lifetime honor are committed to giving something back to the green industry. Each Trailblazer sets aside one day per year to provide on-site mentoring to a PLANET member. This colleague-to-colleague mentoring and networking program is a proven and successful method for both emerging and established companies to gain insight and advice on how to develop and grow their businesses.
PLANET congratulates the following new Trailblazers:
Mike Hoffman, Landscape Industry Certified Manager
Hoffman Landscapes, Inc.
E.A. Quinn Landscape Contracting, Inc.
Crystal Arlington, Landscape Industry Certified Manager, Certified Snow Professional, Women’s Business Enterprise Certified
Affiliated Grounds Maintenance Group, Inc.
Lake City, PA
Bill Cox, Landscape Industry Certified Manager
Lawn Management Company
The Landscape Partners
Richland Hills, TX
Joe Kujawa, Landscape Industry Certified Manager
Kujawa Enterprises, Inc.
Oak Creek, WI
Crystal Greens Landscape, Inc.
Irrigation & Water Management
Jesus “Chuy” Medrano, Landscape Industry Certified Technician
Chris Raimondi, Landscape Industry Certified Manager
Raimondi Horticultural Group
The Professional Landcare Network (PLANET) is an association representing more than 100,000 lawn and landscape professionals in the United States and Canada. PLANET member firms provide a wide range of landscape, lawn care, tree care, irrigation and water management, and interior plantscape services, including consultation, design, installation, and maintenance. PLANET members are dedicated to improving the environment through public service projects and responsible stewardship. PLANET promotes professionalism in the industry by providing continuing education, legislative advocacy, and administering the professional certification known as Landscape Industry Certified. For more information about PLANET, visit LandcareNetwork.org.