MLB Series Brings Normalcy to Puerto Rico
Hurricane Maria brought devastation never before seen on Puerto Rico, shutting down ports, destroying crops, and knocking out power to the entire island. Seven months later, as they are still working to recover, Major League Baseball is returning for a two-game series between the Cleveland Indians and the Minnesota Twins.
The Wall Street Journal: Businesses Beg for More Low-Skill Visas, Putting White House in a Bind
Businesses filed requests for 81,000 H-2B visas on the first day possible for the 2018 year, far exceeding the 33,000 allotted for the summer season, with more being filed since that day. For the first time, the Department of Homeland Security used a lottery system to decide which applications were accepted.
Anaheim Park Renovated with New Landscaping, Playground
Hundreds of volunteers spent a Saturday in February renovating Pearson Park in Anaheim to give children a new playground. A team of BrightView volunteers showed those in attendance how to properly install the plants and shrubs while also assisting in the new landscape.
Houston Elementary School Beautified by BrightView, Volunteers
After Hurricane Harvey swept through Houston, Texas, it left Hilliard Elementary's landscaping bleak and desolate. Well, that was until more than 600 volunteers came out to restore the grounds for the return of the students in the 2018-19 school year.
Creating a Winning Campus, Sports Fields
At Mount Paran Christian School, the operational management was looking to upgrade the campus grounds and the sports fields. BrightView's experts, through open and constant communication, were able to create a more environmentally sustainable landscape, assist with preparation for special school activities, and accomplish it all without interruptions to the school or sports activities.
Creating a Groundbreaking Community
FivePoint Communities wanted a community hub as a gathering place for residents and to attract homebuyers, but the revolutionary idea they had in mind was to be finished in just 11 weeks. They needed an integrated team to get the job done and found one in BrightView.
Preserving a Historic Museum Garden
Working with preservation experts and BrightView's team of landscape designers, horticulturists, construction specialists, and irrigation experts, The Huntington's Japanese Garden was renovated and expanded and now continues being one of the most beloved and iconic landscapes at the center.
BrightView Renovates Playground, Providing Synthetic Playfield, Landscape, Picnic Area for Ruby’s Place in California
Three playgrounds at Ruby's Place had become neglected and unsafe for the children to use. As the only area within the facility for children to play in, team members from BrightView joined HomeAid to renovate the playgrounds. The existing structures were removed to make room for security fencing, planters, a soccer field, and more.