You are here: Home News Volunteers Take on Landscaping Project at Van Buren Middle School
Posted April 30, 2013

Volunteers Take on Landscaping Project at Van Buren Middle School

Larry H. Miller Dealerships employees choose school for annual Day of Service.

Larry H. Miller Group employees planted bushes at Van Buren Middle School during its Day of Service.

The courtyard at Van Buren Middle School sports a fresh look after volunteers converged on the grounds for a beautification project.

About 35 employees from the five local Larry H. Miller auto dealerships participated in the landscaping project, planting trees and bushes, spreading gravel and setting up planter boxes. Michelle Aragon, the company’s local customer retention marketing manager, said the Day of Service is an annual event. It is always scheduled for April 26, which is the anniversary of the late Miller’s birth.

“(Miller) always said, ‘Go about doing good until there is too much good in the world’,” Aragon said.

“The Larry H. Miller Group wants to support the communities it does business in,” Aragon added. “There’s just something about putting back into the community, like to help support school systems and other organizations that educate children.”

Filed under: parents
News
Register to Vote in Mail-In Election by Jan. 8
In her weekly message, Supt. Reedy encourages employees to vote in the mail-in election on a bond/mill levy package for school improvements.
APS Subs to Get a Raise
In an effort to attract more substitute teachers, the district will increase the hourly pay by about 30 percent beginning next semester.
2019 Hall of Honor Inductees Named
Longtime educators Margaret Clark and David Ostrovitz will be inducted in March at the APS Education Foundation's annual Gold Bar Gala.
Student of the Week Miley Sanchez
2nd grader at Los Padillas Elementary School
Students Reaching Out, Helping Others This Holiday Season
Members of the Early College Academy Key Club, who stocked a snack pantry for younger kids at Eugene Field Elementary School, are among the many students across the district who are giving of themselves.