Lifetime's Annual Service Project 2010- Park Beautification

Lifetime's Annual Service Project 2010- Park Beautification

Lifetime's Annual Service Project 2010- Park Beautification

This past Saturday, October 9, Lifetime Products employees met at Clearfield City’s Steed Park for Lifetime’s 5th Annual Local Community Service Project. What a sight! More than 800 employees were busy laying sod, trimming trees, leveling baseball diamonds, picking up trash, and much more, to beautify and improve the 23-acre Steed Park for local residents.  

It was a great experience working together outside of our normal everyday jobs to do something to give back and help improve our local community.  It was also a true team effort.  Everyone pitched in to help in some way or another... even Lifetime President Richard Hendrickson was busy trimming trees by the pond.  Me?  I rolled up my sleeves to help stain the pavilion which was a little messy, but fun nonetheless. Clearfield Parks and Recreation coordinated much of the work, and employee team leaders guided 18 large teams working simultaneously on the projects, resulting in a complete park makeover in approximately three hours.

At the conclusion of this beautification project, remarks were given by Lifetime President Richard Hendrickson and Clearfield City Mayor Don Wood.

“There aren’t even words adequate to express my appreciation for what you have done today,” said Mayor Wood. “There are people who drove by here last night, who will drive by tomorrow and think- what happened?” After his remarks, the Mayor presented Hendrickson with a plaque in recognition of Lifetime’s efforts.

Lifetime utilized much of its own manufactured products for the project, including Lifetime folding tables, wheelbarrows, yard carts, kayaks and trailers.

Thanks again to all of our wonderful employees who made this event a success.  All Lifetime employees worked off the clock, earning a credit toward January Profit Sharing, Lifetime’s bi-annual employee benefit program that gives back a percentage of the company’s revenue to each employee.   With everyone pitching in to help, this year's community service project employed approximately 2,400 man-hours, which Mayor Wood estimated to save Clearfield City an estimated $31,200! 

To see video coverage of this event and to watch our employees in action as they beautify Steed Park, click here.

 

 

Check out the Previous Post:
Lifetime Card Table Comparison

Katie

Katie

Katie_Salter0014_blog - Copy.jpgName: Katie

Position at Lifetime Products: Former PR/Communications Manager - but ALWAYS a fan of Lifetime products!  (Katie's blog posts were written while she was Communications Manager at Lifetime.)

My favorite Lifetime Products: 4ft x 2ft fold-in-half table, 30" Personal Table, Camping table, 6' fold-in half tableRound Picnic Table, Fold-up Utility Trailer.

Read all posts by Katie

Be the First to comment






Incorrect please try again
  • Get a new challenge
  • Get an audio challenge
  • Get a visual challenge
  • Help
Enter the words above: Enter the numbers you hear:

Nothing to report... Please be patient as it may take a few minutes to publish. Your comment will not publish right away because this blog is moderated.

 
  • Random
  • Popular
  • Recent
Pumpkin Carving Fun
For a fun family activity last night we thought it would be fun to do some pumpkin carving. It was an amusing evening that our two boys thoroughly enjoyed.As soon as I left work, I picked up the boys and we drove down to a local outdoor produce stand that always seems to have a great selection of pumpkins, all in different shapes and sizes, each one seemed to have their own personality. I think Josh and Jake changed their minds on which pumpkin they each wanted about eight times. Originally Josh was really set on a small pumpkin just a little bit larger than my fist, (I dont think I have the patience to carve a pumpkin that small), so I had to use my best diplomatic efforts to convince him to choose a different pumpkin. He eventually chose another one-- the largest one out there. Jake also chose one that I am sure outweighed ...
Lifetime Round Tables: the card table redefined™
Lifetime round tables add elegance to any gathering and bring people together with ease and style. Whether its a birthday or dinner party, or an occasion as special as your wedding, Lifetime round tables are your solution. Even large, 6-foot Lifetime round tables feature lightweight construction, making them easy to fold, lift, and store when the partys over. Lifetime round tables the card table redefined.
25 Winners for 25 Years!
It's a new year! The end of 2011 wraps up the end of our 25th corporate anniversary year. And, it also means we've concluded our 25 Hoops for 25 Years Giveaway. We announced our final winner today! (Yes, a little late, but per the rules of our giveaway, winners had 14 days to claim their prize. One winner at the end of Decemberdidn't claimed her prize so we had to draw one more winner!) We hope all of you enjoyed the ongoing giveaway as much as we did. We are proud to have invented the first quick to adjust basketball hoop that tranformed the game of basketball by bringingthe gamehome to driveaways across America - and now across the world! The giveaway was our way of thanking all of you for helping make our past 25 years such an amazing adventure. Congratulations to all of our winners listed below! Even if you weren't a wi...