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Contact: Lisa Stryker
RENEWAL & REMEMBRANCE AND LEGISLATIVE DAYS ON THE HILL ANNOUCED FOR JULY 15-17
Legislative Days Add New Advocacy Education Panels to its Line-Up
Fairfax, Va., (May. 14, 2018) The National Association of Landscape Professionals will hold its annual volunteer service event Renewal & Remembrance in conjunction with its annual advocacy event, Legislative Days on the Hill July 15-17, in Washington D.C. and Northern Virginia.
Legislative Days on the Hill is the association’s annual education, networking and lobbying day on the Hill.
“We need everyone in the industry to speak up about the issues that impact landscape and lawn care businesses,” said Sabeena Hickman, NALP CEO. “By bringing everyone together, learning from the experts and discussing issues with peers, we are building a formidable force that can make an impact. We strongly encourage everyone to attend.”
This year, the line-up for Legislative Days includes panel discussions on key issues including:
- The Farm Bill
- EPA regulation
- E-Verify and immigration reform, and
- Social media and advocacy
The popular day of service, Renewal & Remembrance, takes place in conjunction with Legislative Days on the Hill. Volunteers will spend the day on Monday, July 16, completing lawn care, tree care, and landscape and irrigation projects at Arlington National Cemetery.
Legislative Days on the Hill is free and is open to all industry professionals. Renewal & Remembrance is open to NALP members. Space is limited so register early to attend one event or both.
The events are produced with support from Platinum Sponsors - Caterpillar, Inc, John Deere, New Holland Construction; Gold Sponsors - Dow, IMERYS, Nufarm; and Silver Sponsors - Bartlett Tree Experts, Bayer, Ewing, Hunter, Husqvarna, PBI Gordon, Schiller Grounds Care, STIHL Inc., Toro and Vulcan Materials Company.
The National Association of Landscape Professionals represents an industry of nearly 1 million landscape, lawn care, irrigation and tree care experts who create and maintain green spaces. The association advocates on issues impacting its members and offers mentoring and education programs that inspire its members to excellence. Get more information at www.landscapeprofessionals.org.