The Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) donated $5,000 to Project EverGreen’s GreenCare for Troops program as part of an in-booth promotion conducted throughout GIE+EXPO week for contractors.
PERC announced the amount after tallying the total number of entries to its in-booth trailer giveaway sweepstakes. On behalf of each contractor who entered the in-booth trailer giveaway sweepstakes, PERC donated $5 to the GreenCare for Troops program.
GreenCare for Troops connects families of active-duty deployed service members with professional lawn, landscape and snow removal volunteers in all 50 states. Volunteers provide free services to eligible families in their area for the length of their deployment, typically nine to 12 months.
PERC also presented Jim Langendorf, with Olympic Lawns from Springboro, Ohio, as the winner of its trailer giveaway sweepstakes. In addition to the trailer itself, a 16-ft. Big Tex Trailer, Langendorf took home an Exmark Lazer S-series propane mower, a Spartan RTHD 61 in. propane mower, a Stihl cordless blower and cordless trimmer, water cooler and 25 safety vests and pairs of work gloves.
Additional donations to Project EverGreen can also be made online at ProjectEverGreen.org/Donate.