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Dixie Chopper Honors Hometown Heroes


Coatesville, Ind. – Dixie Chopper is honoring local Hometown Heroes by offering a $250 mail-in rebate on any new (up to two) Dixie Chopper lawn mowers now through July 31. All active or retired members of the U.S. Military, Police, Fire, EMT, and Paramedic services are eligible for the $250 mail-in rebate. Since Dixie Chopper was founded in 1980, all the company’s mowers have been proudly made in the USA. The company is offering this opportunity as a way to … Continue reading

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Broward County Calendar of Events — Oakland Park, Fla.

Calendar of Events Programs, events, and prices are subject to change. Find Us on Facebook. Experience Us on YouTube. Follow Us on Twitter. September 2014 Find It All – At a Broward County Park Recreation. Preservation. Education. Monday, September 1 DELEVOE CIVIC ASSOCIATION MEETING Reverend Samuel Delevoe Memorial Park (Fort Lauderdale) For all ages 7 to 8:30 p.m. Free. RARE FRUIT AND VEGETABLE COUNCIL OF BROWARD COUNTY Tree Tops Park (Davie) For adults 7:30 to 10 p.m. Free. Meeting of … Continue reading

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Floura Teeter Landscape Architects Welcomes Landscape Designers, Intern

Baltimore, MD –Baltimore-based landscape architecture firm Floura Teeter Landscape Architects (FTLA) recently added Steve Allison and Adriana Mendoza to its team as landscape designers. Additionally, FTLA welcomes intern Kathleen Hayes to its team for the summer.  Allison earned a bachelor’s degree in landscape architecture from West Virginia University and has six years of landscape design experience, including work on the I-95 Express Toll Lanes (ETL) White Marsh Run Wetland Mitigation Project. Allison, who recently achieved LEED Green Associate accreditation, will … Continue reading

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Arlington Kids Visit White House, Meet First Lady

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ARLINGTON, Va. – Seventeen Arlington campers, ages 8 to 11, joined First Lady Michele Obama at the White House on Tuesday to celebrate the first anniversary of the Let’s Move Drink Up campaign.  The Drink Up initiative encourages Americans to drink more water, more often.   The kids were part of the Carver Community Center Summer Expedition Camp.  Many of them also take part in Arlington County’s Kids in Action after school program. Both of these programs, which are coordinated through … Continue reading

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Advanced Green Architecture Awarded Art Building Project


Advanced Green Architecture (AGA), Grand Rapids, Mich., has been awarded the contract for the green roof system for the University of Iowa’s Art Building Replacement Facility. The new five-story, approximately 126,000-square-foot structure is a LEED Gold certification building topped with the 14,600 square-foot-green roof system that will boast the custom, pre-vegetated sedum mix grown by AGA in their Advanced Green Roof™ system at their nursery. Midwest Green Roof of Arlington Heights, Ill., will perform the green roof installation next spring. The … Continue reading

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