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    Community Outreach
    Making a Difference through Environmental Stewardship

    the solutionAs part of our commitment to environmental stewardship and community involvement,
    SOLitude Lake Management strives to foster our company core values both inside and outside of the workplace. Through volunteerism, activism, outreach and fundraising, we believe that we can help to make a difference in the world. By building bridges in our local communities and across the country, we hope to increase our sustainability footprint and make our mark as a company that sincerely cares about the world we live in.

    Through The SOLution, our team has…
    • Contributed $519,000 in donations, goods and in-kind services!
    • Volunteered 17,000 hours in support of the communities we serve!

    We encourage all our employees to pursue their own passions and, as a company, we strive to be good corporate citizens ... but together we are all "part of The SOLution."

    See our list of upcoming volunteer events and join us in being part of The  SOLution!

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    Community Outreach 2020:


    virginia beach clean upOur Virginia Beach, VA team got together to do a trash clean up at their local beach. The team gathered trash on the popular oceanfront boardwalk and enjoyed the morning together after months of quarantine! Great work, team!


    mechanical team trash clean upOur mechanical team got together to clean their local town pond. The group volunteered for several hours and collected several bags of trash at the Shrewsberry, MA pond. Nice job, team!


    greeting cardsCustomer Service Representative Raquel Mason (FL) continues to send customized greeting cards to Cardz for Kidz, an organization that sends cards to children in hospitals. Awesome cards, Raquel!


    trash clean upAccounts Payable Coordinator Lindsay Williamson (FL) and her family held a trash clean up at Hypoluxo Scrub Natural Area. The group didn't let the current times stop them from cleaning up their local natural park. 


    painting cardsAquatic Biologist Katelyn Behounek (CO) volunteered her time while practicing social distancing by painting cards for local nursing home residents in Northglenn, CO. Way to spread kindness, Katelyn!


    hometown heroesIn an effort to show our appreciation to frontline workers, we helped launch the Hometown Heroes program. Our team delivered care packages to deserving healthcare, childcare, senior living, and military organizations across FL, MA, CT, DE, CO and AZ. In collaboration with our parent company, Rentokil, colleagues were able to impact more than 6,000 frontline workers throughout the country. Thank you, Hometown Heroes, for all you do!


    echo global volunteeringOur Fort Myers, FL, team volunteered at ECHO Global Farm where the group removed heavy amounts of debris from the pond in an effort to restore the depth and functionality of the waterbody. Nice work, team!


    earth dayTo celebrate Earth Day, several colleagues and their family members made an impact by collecting trash in their local communities. At SOLitude, we'd like to think every day is Earth Day. We have an ongoing commitment to protect our environment even through the most difficult times. Thank you to everyone who continues to help us on our mission to protect our aquatic resources and communities


    volunteer of the quarterSOLitude is proud to named Aquatic Specialist Robert Finnick of SOLitude’s North Florida team as Volunteer of the Quarter for the first quarter of 2020. Robert participated in an array of volunteer events from January through March. He generated 42 personal volunteering hours throughout the first quarter. Congratulations, Robert!


    gimbo limbo trash clean upOur Pompano, FL, office volunteered at the Gumbo Limbo Nature Center where they collected trash and large piles of debris from the area. The team volunteered a total of 17 hours. Nice job!

     


    wildlife preserve volunteeringOur Fort Myers, FL, team volunteered at Octagon Wildlife Sanctuary where they spent several hours improving the panther and lion enclosures. They thoroughly enjoyed this cool volunteering experience! 


    preserving clearingOur Northern Virginia team volunteered for the Rappahannock River Valley National Wildlife Refuge where they helped remove fencing and wire from an old vineyard to help restore the natural habitat. The team volunteered over a total of 20 hours. Way-to-go!


    festival volunteeringService and Contracts Administrator Ines Gomez (FL) volunteered for several weekends at the Florida Renaissance Festival. She is a part of a volunteer-based performance troupe that entertains and educates festival-goers on the history of the Ottoman Empire and surrounding territories during the reign of Suleiman the Magnificent. Ines volunteered over 21 hours each weekend during the festival. 


    controlled burn volunteeringOur Jacksonville, FL, office volunteered for the North American Sarracenia Conservancy where he helped with a two-acre prescribed burn at a privately owned biological preserve. The team volunteered a total of 49 hours. Awesome work, Team!


    delaware food bankThe Delaware Team volunteered at the Milford Food Bank twice where they packaged USDA boxes with food. The team spent several hours helping out their local food bank. Nice work! 


    volunteering at animal shelterJennifer Bonzani (MO) volunteered at 5 Acres Animal Shelter where she walks, plays and feeds the dogs. Jennifer also spent time at the shelter cleaning and doing laundry. Nice job, Jennifer!


    serving meals to homelessFisheries Scientist Zachary Cartwright (VA) volunteered at Oasis Social Ministries where he helped serve breakfast to over 82 homeless and displaced persons in the local area. Way to go, Zachary!


    oxbow volunteeringOur Ft. Pierce, FL, team recently volunteered at the Oxbow Eco-Center in Port St. Lucie, FL where they cleared a path that runs through a beautiful butterfly garden and cleaned up dead vegetation. Awesome job, everyone!


    kindness rocks gardenService and Contract Administrator Cyndee Brandon (FL) volunteered at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School's Memorial Rock Garden. Cyndee and her friends helped with the "Kindness Rocks" project by cleaning and decorating the memorial with freshly painted rocks from community members.


    Because of their strong environmental missions and initiatives, SOLitude Lake Management is a dedicated supporter of the following groups as part of The SOLution program:

    • National Forest Foundation
    • Combat Wounded Coalition (home of Wounded Wear)
    • Brandywine Valley Association
    • Virginia Peninsula Foodbank
    • Lynnhaven River NOW
    • Food For Others
    • Virginia Lakes and Watersheds Association
    • Aquatic Ecosystem Restoration Foundation
    • Virginia Parks and Recreation Society
    • American Fisheries Society
    • Ducks Unlimited
    • Chesapeake Bay Foundation
    • North American Lake Management Society
    • Pennsylvania Lake Management Society
    • North Carolina Lake Management Society
    • Aquatic Plant Management Society
    • South Carolina Aquatic Plant Management Society
    • MidSouth Aquatic Plant Management Society
    • Midwest Aquatic Plant Management Society
    • Florida Aquatic Plant Management Society
    • Texas Aquatic Plant Management Society
    • Western Aquatic Plant Management Society
    • Weed Science Society of America
    • Virginia Turfgrass Council
    • Pennsylvania Turfgrass Council
    • Turfgrass Council of North Carolina
    • Surfrider Foundation
    • The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
    • Virginia Gentlemen Foundation
    • Delaware State Parks 

    Contact us if you or your organization would like to be "part of The SOLution" or if you would like to share a nonprofit's goals for consideration in our program

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