come alive outside

The Fire and Ice Festival in Ridgewood, New Jersey

February 17, 2014
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On February 1st, Jacobsen Landscape in New Jersey helped to host an incredibly successful Come Alive Outside Event with other partners in their community. Over 1,500 people came out to enjoy all of the festivities and embrace the joys of being outside in the winter at the “Fire and Ice Festival”! The event was hosted […]

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Hiking and Biking Trails – Song Encouraging Us to Come Alive Outside

September 27, 2013
Sheri Bone from PEEC

We had the pleasure of meeting Sheri Bone, Director of Group Program Business Development at the Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC), at the Come Alive Outside Event held at Strauser Nature’s Helpers on July 31, 2013, and she is very excited about helping people learn about family-friendly activities at the park and encouraing families to […]

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Climbing to the Top

June 24, 2013
Matt Schovel

Matt Schovel from Swingle Lawn, Tree and Landscape Care dedicated his climb on June 23 to Come Alive Outside. What fun things are you doing outside?

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Connecting Outdoors with Family

January 30, 2013
Girl in outdoor kitchen

We enjoy hearing stories from people about their memories, and we’ve found when you ask someone about their favorite childhood memories, they involve being outside in some way. It might be having a family picnic, playing tag late on a summer night, camping, or just sitting outside by a favorite tree reading. We recently read […]

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Come Alive Outside EDGE Webinar #2 – Engaging in Community Outreach Energizes Everyone

January 3, 2013

REALIZING THE IMPORTANCE OF WHAT YOU DO! Scott Jamieson, VP of Bartlett Inventory Solutions, Bartlett Tree Experts Date: Monday, January 28, 2013 Time: 3:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time There is nothing more satisfying to a person than to realize that the work they are doing is helping someone. It really does not matter if a person is […]

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Hard Work and Simple Times

December 29, 2012
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Every week I have the opportunity to drive past a special childhood place and a silly pang of loss is always present as I scan the beautiful modern shopping center that once was home to the family farm supplying a good portion of Cleveland with its fruits and veggies each year. One 75-acre farm and […]

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The Magic Power of Water

December 7, 2012
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It’s A Magnet Anyone who has ever walked outside with a child after a rainstorm knows that puddles are like magnets. Even if there is only one small puddle on the whole street, children have a knack for finding it and getting as wet as possible in it. From the parent’s perspective, which is centered […]

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Carpenter & Costin Is Helping Its Community Come Alive Outside

November 26, 2012

Carpenter & Costin is a landscape company in Vermont that is taking the Come Alive Outside message to its community. Carpenter & Costin has been able to work with local contractors and the Rutland Creative Community Development to complete the 1st of 4 legs of Rutland, Vermont’s first official bike path! Take a look at […]

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A Compassionate Journey – Hiking the Appalachian Trail

October 2, 2012
Brad Johnson A Compassionate Journey

The “Doing Something Great” Webinar Series continues with A COMPASSIONATE JOURNEY What would you have to consider before taking a couple months off to do something as exciting as hiking the 2175 miles of the Appalachian Trail? For Brad Johnson, President of LawnAmerica, he had to consider all the other roles that came before “adventurer.” Husband, […]

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Doing Something Great in your Community . . .

September 7, 2012
The Growhaus

Many business owners and leaders are committed to the communities they serve and are always willing to offer a helping hand either with their time or financial support. Great businesses know the importance of helping the communities they work and live in to flourish for the good of everyone.  Sometimes it is not always clear what […]

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