(Paramus, NJ) April 29, 2009 - Jacobsen Landscape Design and Construction employees volunteered at two
of the Ridgewood properties of Children's Aid and Family Services as
part of the Professional Landcare Network Nationwide Day of Service.
They provided all labor and materials needed for a spring cleanup of the
agency's Healing Garden and the grounds of one of its therapeutic
foster care residences on April 22, Earth Day.
"We are so grateful to Jacobsen Landscape Design and Construction for
their generous donation and tremendous job in making our Healing Garden
look absolutely beautiful," said Madinah Grier, director of development
and communications for Children's Aid and Family Services.
Jacobsen Landscape Design and Construction employees at Children's Aid
and Family Services' Healing Garden in Ridgewood. (l. - r.): Scott
Dadika, maintenance department representative; Madinah Grier, director
of development and communications, Children's Aid and Family Services;
Glenn H. Jacobsen, CLP - president; and Jim Van Heemst, CLT - general
"In these challenging economic times, Jacobsen Landscape is committed
to giving back to the non-profit organizations we work with, such as
Children's Aid and Family Services," said Glenn H. Jacobsen, CLP,
Jacobsen Landscape Design and Construction, is located at 413 Godwin
Avenue, Midland Park.The Jacobsen Landscape Gallery is located at11
Barnstable Court Saddle River. For more information on Jacobsen
Landscape, you can visit their website, www.jacobsenlandscape .com.
The Professional Landcare Network (PLANET) launched its first annual
nationwide PLANET Day of Service for the lawn care and landscape
projects in communities across the country this year. The network has
more than 4,200 member companies and affiliates and represents more than
100,000 green industry professionals.
Children's Aid and Family Services is one of the leading nonprofit
human services organizations serving northern New Jersey. The agency is
fully accredited and has served the community for more than 100
years. Its mission is to preserve, protect and, when needed, provide
families. Motivated by compassion for vulnerable children, young adults,
frail elderly and their families, it provides high-quality and
innovative services that meet their social, educational and emotional
needs. For more information on Children's Aid and Family Services, call
201.261.2800 or visit www.cafsnj.org.