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Member Companies & Students Help OWL Patients & Their Families

Posted on Sep 20, 2017 in Events, news, Slider

Member Companies & Students Help OWL Patients & Their Families

The sixth annual INLA Day of Service was held on Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at the On With Life, Inc. (OWL) facility at their Ankeny campus.  Around 30 volunteers including: member companies, DMACC and Kirkwood Community College horticulture students, as well as board members. All our volunteers received plenty of food and t-shirts. A BIG thank you goes out to Shawna Moss at Kirkwood for her fundraising efforts, Linda Grieve at PerennialGardens for the design wok for the project, and Cindy at OWL for her homemade treats! 2017 SPONSORS: Hughes Nursery & Landscaping Foster’s Lawn &...

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2017 Day of Service Location Announced

Posted on Jun 22, 2017 in Events, news

2017 Day of Service Location Announced

2017 Day of Service to benefit On With Life Patients and Their Families in Ankeny The fifth annual INLA Service Day date has been announced! On September 13, 2017 the Iowa Nursery & Landscape Association will help On With Life, Inc. complete their therapeutic grounds project.  “Currently, On With Life is lacking an outdoor environment for those in rehabilitation and their family members. We have limited outdoor areas for persons served to explore, places that a young parent can play with his or her child, or places where families can relax and have respite from the challenges of their...

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AmericanHort Names New Board Members and Officers for 2017

Posted on Mar 17, 2017 in news, Slider

AmericanHort Names New Board Members and Officers for 2017

The AmericanHort Board of Directors, which includes leaders from across the horticulture industry covering various experiences and backgrounds, will welcome three newly elected members and a new slate of officers at Cultivate’17 in Columbus, OH, in July. The new Board members are: • Steve Castorani, CEO/President of North Creek Nurseries • Tom Hughes, owner of Hughes Nursery & Landscaping • Cole Mangum, Vice President of Production at Bell Nursery.   Teri Bates of Bates Sons and Daughters, Inc., current Chairman of the Board, will become Immediate Past Chairman of the Board and...

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ICNP of the Year Awarded

Posted on Mar 6, 2017 in news

Paul Saladin was awarded the 2017 ICNP of the year award by the INLA board of directors. Paul began his academic career back at the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana. He originally wanted to study aeronautical engineering and then decided his passion was for PLANTS! He was a Forestry major undergrad. Many of his friends and family cautioned him that getting a degree in Forestry was a dead end for getting a job but he pressed on. His first year out of college he enrolled and served for two years in the Peace Corps. His assignments was to work on a reforestation project in Guatemala....

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