Friday, March 06, 2015

Home News A good sign

A good sign

Management

Lawrence uses Rising Sun to help enrich the community and raise money for local charities.

Kristen Hampshire | August 2, 2012

    

The sign hanging at Rising Sun Maintenance’s entrance, located on prime property on a thoroughfare most everyone drives coming and going, is a real eye-catcher in the community. The green, wooden post-sign with company colors-green and yellow-is surrounded by landscape and lit at night.

It’s not the Rising Sun sign that’s especially unique-rather, the message board that hangs below it. Anyone can donate $5 to Rising Sun’s charity (currently the Community Sharing fund through a local church) and have their say on the message board-birthdays, anniversaries, and special occasions. You name it.

The sign has been up for decades, Lawrence says. The charity changes from time to time. This is just one way that Rising Sun gives back to its community. “We do a lot of community pro bono work, as well,” Lawrence says.

Lawrence, who serves on the local planning commission, volunteers Rising Sun to maintain the village green at the town historical society, for example. “We give back to our community as much as we can.”
 

Top news

Free Grounds Guys webinar announced

Landscapers looking for solutions to finding qualified employees can attend the March 4 event.

Ariens reflects on passing of past president

Michael Ariens had recently celebrated his 55th anniversary with the company.

Rules on recruiting

Knowing what to do isn't the challenge faced by executives – finding who to do it is.

Select TCS Tick Control System now available

The system is now registered in 25 states and the District of Columbia.

RYAN Lawn & Tree acquires dealer

The lawn and tree care company has acquired Maisch Small Engine.

x