A group of Woodland High School students shows appreciation for the country.
Recently, a group of students at Woodland High School showed appreciation for their country in a significant way. After an earthquake damaged the Washington Monument in Washington D.C., David Rubenstein, the 55-year-old owner of private equity firm The Carlyle Group donated $7 million to help restore it. "This Washington Monument is probably one of the most recognizable buildings in the United States next to the Capitol and the Empire State Building," he said. "It could use a little repair work, and I wanted people to get to see it as soon as possible." After Ms. Price, a teacher at Woodland High School, read about this generous act, she thought of a great way to give back. The class she teaches was in the process of learning …
The Odwalla Plant a Tree program allows Georgians
to donate trees, free of charge, to state parks in areas devastated by tornadoes.
Tuesday, June 7, 2011
Georgia residents don’t need to get down and dirty this summer to help plant trees for the state parks. With the ease of a mouse click, visitors to Odwalla's Plant a Tree program can designate a tree to be planted in Georgia through a partnership to support the environment and help with important reforestation and planting initiatives. Through Aug. 31, each individual can plant a tree by simply visiting the website and clicking on Georgia. No contribution is required. Odwalla, the makers of a family of juices, juice drinks, smoothies, protein drinks and food bars, is donating $100,000 worth of trees to be planted across the country. Each state’s tree allotment is determined by the locations website visitors choose to plant trees. In …