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Floura Staff Receive LEED Certification

Four Floura Teeter Landscape Architects (FTLA) team members recently received their LEED Green Associate certification from the US Green Building Council (USGBC). Jeremy Frederick, Nicole Reedy, Alex Michael Smith and Zachary Baier all passed the two-hour test, which is comprised of 100 randomly generated questions, to earn their certifications.  According to the USGBC website, credential holders “have a deep understanding of the most current green building principles and practices, and show a clear commitment to professional growth in the field.”  … Continue reading

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First Tee Course Opens In Kentucky

Charlotte, N.C. – Jacobsen, a Textron (NYSE: TXT) Company, recently helped open a First Tee youth golf course in Louisville, Kentucky. Local officials, including Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer were on hand earlier this month to celebrate the opening of the nine-hole course, which is expected to serve hundreds of youths in the Louisville area. The First Tee of Louisville also operates programs at three other Louisville Metro Parks golf courses. Working with local Jacobsen dealer Wolf Creek Company, Jacobsen donated a … Continue reading

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NHLA Honors Medrano

Miami, Fla.–The National Hispanic Landscape Alliance (NHLA), congratulates founding member and immediate past president, Jesus ‘Chuy’ Medrano, on his being named the Rocky Mountain Regional Turfgrass Association (RMRTA) 2013 Distinguished Service Award recipient in recognition of his dedication to the landscaping industry and utmost professional integrity. Medrano was honored not only for his success as the founder and owner of Co-Cal Landscaping in Denver, Colorado, but also for his enthusiastic and dedicated commitment to the professional advancement of Hispanics in the landscape industry, regionally … Continue reading

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GMB Hires Director

Holland, Mich. – GMB Architecture + Engineering Inc. (GMBae), based in Holland, Mich., announced today that it has hired Michael J. Lubbers as director of its Grand Rapids office, located  at 2025 East Beltline SE. Lubbers, a native of Michigan, returns from Chicago where he was a leading visionary and designer at Wight & Company, one of the nation’s top-ranked design firms. In addition to the investment in its Grand Rapids office, GMBae also announced that it will open an … Continue reading

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Floura Teeter Adds To Team

[Baltimore, MD]–Last week, Baltimore-based landscape architecture firm Floura Teeter Landscape Architects (FTLA) added a new employee to its team and celebrated a new certification for an existing staff member. FTLA hired certified professional services marketer Sara Goins to serve as the firm’s marketing coordinator while firm associate and registered landscape architect Jeffery Stump received his LEED Green Associate certification. New Hire In her new role, Goins will work directly with the FTLA management team to support business development and marketing … Continue reading

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