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2010-07-26 08:00:00

CHAMPAIGN, Ill., July 26 /PRNewswire/ -- At the 86th International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) Conference & Trade Show in Chicago, ISA President Tim Gamma introduced Dr. Bill Fountain (Lexington, Ky.), Steve Geist (Denver), Tanja Grmovsek (Maribor, Slovenia), Scott Prophett (Loganville, Ga.), and Mike Robinson (Jacksonville, Fla.) as the selected arborists for ISA's 2010 "True Professionals of Arboriculture" recognition program. The program award, sponsored by STIHL, recognizes...

2010-06-23 07:00:00

HAYWARD, Calif., June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Arborwell, a Hayward, CA - based tree care company, has announced that Bill Owen will become the company's first Safety Director. This position has been created in an effort to expand and strengthen the company's safety program with enhanced safety through professional development. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100623/SF25148LOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100623/SF25148LOGO) The Safety Director will be...

2010-06-10 13:30:00

STRONGSVILLE, Ohio, June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Nelson Tree Service, Inc., Dayton, Ohio, announces the appointment of Terry L. Jobson as Corporate Safety Director. He has been an employee of Nelson Tree Service since 2006. Mr. Jobson's career in vegetation management started in 1995 as Operations Manager for a Michigan based utility contractor where he also served as Vice President and General Manager from 2004 to 2006. While at Nelson Tree Service, he has served both in the safety...

2010-03-17 07:00:00

HAYWARD, Calif., March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Arborwell, a Hayward, CA-based tree management company, has been awarded the prestigious Diamond Certification for the third year in a row after being rated highest in quality in ongoing customer satisfaction ratings performed by American Ratings Corporation. In order to earn Diamond Certification, a local service company must apply to be rated by American Ratings Corporation (ARC) and pass each part of its twelve-step rating and certification...

2010-01-14 03:30:00

DORCHESTER, England, January 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Organisations requiring arboriculture training could save hundreds of pounds with the changes to chainsaw training (http://www.newlandstraining.com/chainsaw/) requirements, effective from 1st January 2010. Newlands Training Ltd Dorchester, the specialist chainsaw course (http://www.newlandstraining.com/ ) provider, fully supports these revisions which will mean a quicker and easier route to beneficial qualifications - good news for the...

2010-01-11 10:51:00

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., Jan. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- STIHL Inc., a leading manufacturer of handheld outdoor power equipment, has renewed its title sponsorship for the STIHL Tour des Trees to benefit the TREE Fund. This weeklong cycling event has become America's largest fundraiser to improve the care of trees through research and education. The 2009 STIHL Tour des Trees raised nearly a half million dollars to benefit the Tree Research and Education Endowment (TREE) Fund. Since its inception in...

2009-10-19 11:09:00

HAYWARD, Calif., Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Arborwell, one of California's leading professional tree management companies, has announced the opening of their new branch in Orange County, California. This move illustrates Arborwell's continued pattern of stable growth since the company's inception eight years ago. Even in this tough economic climate, Arborwell has managed to make the San Francisco Business Times' list of the "Fastest Growing Private Companies in the Bay Area" for the...

2009-10-15 07:00:00

HAYWARD, Calif., Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Arborwell, one of California's leading professional tree management companies, has been named to the San Francisco Business Times' list of the '100 Fastest Growing Companies' in the San Francisco Bay Area for the fifth consecutive year. Arborwell has been inducted to the San Francisco Business Times' 'Hall of Fall', where it is among only four other companies that have been on the 'Fast 100' list for the past five years. Since the company's...

2009-10-13 02:00:00

DORCHESTER, England, October 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Newlands Training, Devon & Dorset's leading provider in land based training, is experiencing a sharp rise in bookings and enquiries for its range of chainsaw qualifications and certificates ( http://www.newlandstraining.com/chainsaw/ ) and it's all down to the economic downturn. "A lot of people who have lost their jobs in the recession are looking for alternative careers and are using their redundancy pay to fund training courses....

2009-08-27 07:00:00

HAYWARD, Calif., Aug. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Arborwell Professional Tree Management, a commercial and residential tree care company located in Hayward, California, today announced the appointment of Andy LaVelle as Chief Operating Officer. Formerly Arborwell's Vice President, General Manager, Andy LaVelle believes that his new position will entail a fresh, more strategic approach to his previous responsibilities. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090827/SF66894) "My short term...


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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
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