MEMPHIS, Tennessee, May 12, 2014 / PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE / - TruGreen has been named by LATINO magazine as one of the top 100 companies for Latinos. The recognition was announced with the launch of the spring edition, which features the second annual list of companies providing more opportunities for Latinos.
In order to select "2014 LATINO 100," LATINO magazine evaluated nomination-based corporations that were presented formally and informally by non-profit Latino organizations, as well as other community organizations, readers and other stakeholders. LATINO magazine says that the purpose of the list is to present a panorama of corporate support for the Latino community in several areas. "I'm delighted but not surprised that TruGreen has been named one of the top 100 companies in LATINO magazine," said Mauricio Calvo, CEO of Latino Memphis. "TruGreen is a valued partner for Latino Memphis, and we appreciate their work in our community."
"We are honored to be recognized by LATINO magazine for our commitment to restoring healthy green areas in urban communities, "said David Alexander, President and CEO of TruGreen. "We know that obesity in children is a serious health problem and that healthy green spaces are a key part of fighting the disease. TruGreen is dedicated to creating healthy green areas, so working with Latino leaders and other leaders of the community, is logical for us. "
A.C. Wharton, Mayor of the City of Memphis, remarked that "TruGreen has proven" Tru-leadership "(a true leadership) in their efforts to rescue Southside Park and thereby improve the community." The Mayor added that "having access to a good green space is key to our primary goal of making children healthy and active. I want to thank TruGreen for their collaboration in this project and for everything they invest in our city."
Memphis, Tennessee. TruGreen is the largest lawn care company in the United States, with a base of more than 1.7 million residential and commercial customers throughout the country. Their services include lawn, tree and shrub care. A garden needs continuous attention to stay healthy, which is why TruGreen provides scientific solutions that meet the specific needs of each client. When combined with a professional lawn mowing and proper irrigation techniques, the lawn potential is maximized. As the leader in the professional lawn care industry, TruGreen is committed to responsible lawn care by offering and promoting the use of organic, natural and sustainable practices. Today, there are approximately 250 branches of TruGreen LawnCare in the United States and Canada, including approximately 35 franchises. For more information, please visit: www.TruGreen.com or www.facebook.com/TruGreen.