YardApes supports local military families through Project EverGreen

YARD_news_projectevergreen_01April 9, 2007. YardApes,  Inc. is participating in “GreenCare for Troops in the New Milford area. “GreenCare for Troops” is a nationwide outreach program initiated by Project EverGreen that connects participating local lawn and landscape firms with families of the men and women away from home serving our country in the armed forces.

In announcing the new program, Shayne Newman said, “Lawn and landscape maintenance becomes a definite hardship when a family’s major breadwinner is on active duty away from home. The “GreenCare for Troops” program seeks to ease this stress by helping affected families with the important task of caring for their yard and landscape.”

Families interested in applying for the “GreenCare for Troops” program should contact YardApes, Inc. at 860-355-9720. Participation is limited. To learn more, they may also access the Project EverGreen website at www.projectevergreen.com or call toll-free (877)758-4835.

About Project EverGreen

Headquartered in New Prague, Minn., Project EverGreen is a national non-profit organization representing green industry service providers, associations, suppliers/distributors, media companies, other organizations and individuals. Project EverGreen’s mission is to raise the awareness of the environmental, economic and lifestyle benefits of landscapes and promote the significance of those who preserve and enhance green spaces at home, work and play.

Project EverGreen is conducting a national media campaign to inform U.S. consumers on the positive effects of well-maintained green spaces, including lawns and landscapes, sports turf, golf courses and parks.

We believe everyone everywhere benefits from a connection with nature.