Transformation Part II: Project EverGreen Returns To Pingree Park This Weekend

Project EverGreen began revitalizing Detroit’s Pingree Park back in November of 2017. Now that summer has finally rolled around, Project EverGreen will again join the City of Detroit, green industry suppliers and volunteers to continue phase II of the Pingree Park makeover this Friday and Saturday, June 8-9. Pingree Park had fallen on hard times […]

Project EverGreen Announces 2018 Officers and Board of Directors

Project EverGreen announces its officers and board of directors for 2018. Dan Carrothers of FMC Corp. will continue to serve as president through the end of 2018 when he will be succeeded by President-Elect Joe Shooner of Focal Point Communications. Joining Carrothers and Shooner as Project EverGreen are Bill Vogel of Spring Valley (past president), […]

Planting a Stake in a Detroit Neighborhood Comeback

A Renovated Pingree Park Gives East Detroit Community A Springboard for Change Planting trees, improving grass play areas and painting backstops in November doesn’t seem to fit with the season when leaves and temperatures are falling, but the transformation of Detroit’s Pingree Park is starting to bloom right before the eyes of neighborhood residents. Project […]

Local Businesses, City of Detroit and Residents Collaborate to Renovate Pingree Park and Serve as a Catalyst for Change

Pingree Park is Getting a Makeover Renovation work begins this week at Pingree Park, an 18-acre park in an East Side Detroit neighborhood spanning from East Warren Avenue to East Canfield Street. Better walkways, updated landscaping for beauty and safety, renovated sports fields with improved grass surfaces, welcoming gathering spaces, much-needed pruning for the old […]

“Healthy Turf. Healthy Kids.” Hits A Home Run With Oregon Project

Call it an extreme makeover but call it a vast improvement. The athletic and recreation fields at Walker Elementary School in Ashland, Oregon had struck out long ago when it came to providing a safe, attractive location to hold a ballgame. The fields were unused and not safe for children to use. That isn’t the […]