CHICAGO, IL, April 27, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Milhouse Forestry, a vegetation management company that provides line clearing services to the utility industry, is celebrating Arbor Day 2023 by donating trees to local youth organizations in Georgia. On April 21, Milhouse Forestry planted a magnolia tree at the Fort Valley Youth Center of Excellence (FVYCE) during the FVYCE dedication ceremony. On Arbor Day, April 28th, they will plant a maple tree at the Seeds of Excellence Christian Academy. Each tree planted symbolizes Milhouse Forestry’s investment in communities and commitment to sustainable vegetation management.
The Milhouse Forestry team has knowledge of a wide variety of tree species, enabling them to manage vegetation to ensure thriving tree growth while keeping utility lines safe, clear and operational. Milhouse Forestry is proud to celebrate Arbor Day with these tree plantings and to help other organizations advance their sustainability initiatives.
“Abor Day is an opportunity to work with other community members and organizations to help improve our air and environment,” said Belinda Baker, CEO of FVYCE. “The Fort Valley Youth Center of Excellence looks forward to doing our part by tending our magnolia tree as well as our youth in the community. We are grateful to Milhouse for the sponsorship and participation in the ribbon cutting and look forward to continuing our partnership to improve the environment and community.”
The Fort Valley Youth Center of Excellence strives to develop responsible and resilient students through comprehensive programs focused on academic excellence, character development, etiquette, health and STEM. Its mission is to prepare students pedagogically, socially and intellectually to reach their highest potential.
Seeds of Excellence Christian Academy (SOECA) is an educational academy dedicated to nurturing quality and academic excellence. The school is dedicated to nurturing the whole child: mind, soul and body.
“I’m honored that we had the opportunity to work with two great organizations that do so much for the surrounding community,” said Frank Martin, President of Milhouse Forestry. “We strive to make the community and the world better than we found it, and this Arbor Day initiative is one step closer to that goal.”
Milhouse Forestry, along with the entire Milhouse family of companies, is committed to reducing its carbon footprint and working with environmental partners and customers to address environmental challenges. Milhouse Forestry was founded in 2021 as a sister company to Milhouse Engineering and Construction, Inc., the country’s largest African American engineering firm.
About Milhouse Engineering and Construction, Inc.
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For more information please contact:
Ellen Bremseth, Director of Strategic Communications, Milhouse, e Bremseth@milhouseinc.com