SOMERSWORTH - More than 200 Breezeline employees, family members and community partners volunteered their time on Saturday to plant more than 100 trees at 15 locations in eight states where Breezeline provides internet, TV and phone services.
Inspired by the theme "Planting Roots in Our Communities," Breezeline employees planted trees today at multiple locations in Connecticut, Florida, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, and Virginia. The tree planting activities further the company's commitment to the environment, while helping to beautify local communities with all of the benefits trees provide.
"We are committed to actions which have a positive environmental impact," said Frank van der Post, president of Breezeline. "This initiative, which would not have been possible without the commitment and enthusiasm of our employees here in the U.S. and our local community partners, is one step among many initiatives now underway in our company to build up our communities, support local businesses, and advance our environmental goals."
Among the tree planting effort was one by employees, family members and community partners who planted at Millennium Park in Somersworth to help beautify and bring additional life to the community.
Trees were sourced from local nurseries, with species selected for adaptability with local climates, including Wentworth Greenhouses in Rollinsford.
The employee volunteer activities took place both in the U.S. where the company does business as Breezeline, and in Canada, where its parent company and business units operate as Cogeco. The tree planting events were part of the company's "1Cogeco Community Involvement Day," an annual day on which colleagues across the entire company unite to support their local communities.