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2014-04-17 08:23:42

AKRON, Ohio, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) and its 10 utility companies have been recognized as a Tree Line USA utility for the sixteenth straight year by the National Arbor Day Foundation in cooperation with the National Association of State Foresters. The award recognizes investor-owned and public utility companies - electric, gas and water - that promote the dual goals of dependable utility service and healthy trees along America's streets and...

2014-01-17 16:22:07

FT. LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla., Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Arbor Day Foundation recently announced that Nova Southeastern University (NSU) has earned its 2013 Tree Campus USA designation. Tree Campus USA is a national program launched in 2008 by the Arbor Day Foundation and Toyota to honor colleges and universities and their leaders for promoting healthy trees and engaging students and staff in the spirit of conservation. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140117/FL48578...

2013-12-17 16:21:14

Collaboration with Arbor Day Foundation Gets Children Outside to Explore, Learn and Heal After Witnessing Abuse NEBRASKA CITY, Neb., Dec. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It is estimated that 3-4 million children in the United States witness domestic violence in their homes each year. These children are more likely to show anxiety, low self-esteem or temperament problems than children who do not witness violence in the home. (Logo:...

2013-08-14 23:26:30

Big Bear Discovery Center has become the first Nature Explore Classroom located on a U.S. National Forest after receiving national certification from the Arbor Day Foundation and Dimensions Educational Research Foundation. Fawnskin, CA (PRWEB) August 14, 2013 The Nature Discovery Zone is designed to inspire creativity, connectivity, and stewardship to the natural environment for children two to seven years of age. Parents are encouraged to explore with their children; there is no fee to...

2013-04-26 12:22:26

AKRON, Ohio, April 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- For the fifteenth consecutive year, FirstEnergy (NYSE: FE), on behalf of its 10 utility companies, has been recognized as a Tree Line USA utility by the National Arbor Day Foundation in cooperation with the National Association of State Foresters. The award recognizes investor-owned and public utility companies - electric, gas and water - that promote the dual goals of dependable utility service and abundant, healthy trees along America's streets...

2013-04-24 08:24:18

Leader in Early Childhood Education to Be Honored for Their Efforts to Connect Children with Nature CARSON, Calif., April 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lakeshore Learning Materials, a leading developer and retailer of early childhood educational materials, has been selected to receive a 2013 National Arbor Day Award. The Arbor Day Foundation will present Lakeshore with the prestigious Rachel Carson Award in recognition of the company's dedication to connecting children with nature and...

2013-04-16 16:20:21

Innovative Online Tool Connects Volunteers to Events in All 50 States LINCOLN, Neb., April 16, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Arbor Day Foundation and Toyota invite the public to find conservation-oriented volunteer events in their own community in the spirit of National Arbor Day on April 26. Non-profits, businesses and civic groups throughout the country are already using an online tool to recruit volunteers in anticipation of the tree-planting holiday. (Logo:...

2013-04-09 23:00:55

Cloud storage provider, FilesAnywhere, rewards customers who use its services to decrease their dependence on paper by planting a tree on their behalf through the Arbor Day Foundation. Bedford, TX (PRWEB) April 09, 2013 The second annual Plant a Tree Promotion from cloud storage provider, FilesAnywhere, begins today. FilesAnywhere will plant a tree on behalf of every user who signs up for an online storage plan or upgrades and existing plan during Earth Month. The purpose of the promotion...

2012-10-15 11:21:44

LINCOLN, Neb., Oct. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As a growing number of colleges and universities apply for 2012 Tree Campus USA recognition, the Arbor Day Foundation and Toyota announced five tree planting events at campuses throughout the country this fall. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120404/DC81517LOGO-a) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120404/DC81517LOGO-b)The events acknowledge the accomplishments of five 2011 Tree Campus USA recipients and offer...

2012-05-17 10:22:10

AKRON, Ohio, May 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), on behalf of its 10 utility companies, was recognized as a Tree Line USA utility by the National Arbor Day Foundation in a ceremony held recently in Mentor, Ohio. This marks the fourteenth year that FirstEnergy received the designation. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120517/CL09601 ) "Trees are a critical part of urban landscapes all across the United States," said John Rosenow, founder and chief...