In 1972, on the anniversary of the very first Arbor Day, an environmentally minded group of people created the Arbor Day Foundation to pursue the chlorophyll-laden mission of restoring habitats and natural ecosystems in the United States. The organization’s one million members help support conservation programs all over the country and spread awareness about the necessity of protecting our arboreal natural resources. The Tree City USA program replenishes urban forests in more than 3,400 towns and cities, helping produce cleaner air, lower energy costs, and storm-water control. Rain Forest Rescue preserves tropical rainforests and supports native rainforest families to maintain the habitats of more than half the planet’s plant, animal, and wandering conservationist species.
Since 1939, Culligan Heartland has delivered quality drinking water to homes. The crisp, refreshing water—free of impurities, such as sodium, lead, or chlorine—arrives in a signature blue water-cooler bottle, ready to sit atop rentable home systems. Alternatively, the company’s bottle-free systems filter and soften home water, ensuring that drinking, bathing, and sleeping waters all remain clean. Before installation or delivery, or even if homeowners aren’t planning to do either, Culligan’s water experts will perform a free water analysis, identifying contaminants and providing a detailed estimate for any desired services.
Stylist Tonya Zemunski?s passion for haircare is evident in her styling expertise and relationship with Salon Chic clients. Along with offering haircuts and styling services for women, men, and kiddos, she beautifies locks with highlights and colors. Professional neck shaves can help men get rid of the remnants of hairy-werewolf transformations, and Tonya provides waxing services.
VIP Cleaners’ first location opened in 1992. Since then the operation has expanded to a handful of locations, where staff members clean everything from police, firefighter, and military uniforms to suits, dresses, and wedding gowns. The shops also offer leather dying, suede cleaning, and alteration services.
Nestled against the rolling hills of the Fontenelle Forest, Fontenelle Hills Golf Club's nine holes morph daydreams of long-distance ball conveyance into quickly accessed realities for area golfers. Sharpen club-wielding skills on the 32 par red course or the 34 par blue course, surrounded by lush flora and fauna, including roaming deer and their cartoon-bunny sidekicks. Whether sharing a fairway excursion with a partner or stretching two solo rounds between visits, golfers discover challenging chip shots thanks to the courses' dual pin placements and tee boxes. The club boasts more than 2,000 yards of inviting green vistas, allowing guests to putt the day away without the cramped conditions and property damage of in-home driving ranges. Players schlep clubs and cohorts around Fontenelle's scenic pastures behind the wheel of one of the club's motorized carts.
Blockbuster Express reboots the home-video experience of yore with more than 200 video-vending kiosks conveniently located in Atlanta with thousands more nationwide. The shiny blue monoliths of joy are stuffed every Tuesday with hundreds of current blockbusters and hits—including titles like The Social Network, Red, and Paranormal Activity 2—providing endless visual sustenance for hungry eyes. With kiosks located in grocery stores, convenience stores, pharmacies, and other places that are daily frequented, dinner and a movie becomes far easier than smuggling a blindfolded chef into a multiplex.