Exmark Donates Three Lazer® Zs to Community Organizations

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Exmark Donates Three Lazer® Zs to Community Organizations

Annual giving program aims to help nonprofits successfully maintain their green spaces

BeatriceNE (June 22, 2012) — Last week, Exmark and the Toro Giving Program donated three Lazer® Z zero-turn mowers to local organizations in need of lawn-maintenance machines. 

“Exmark and the Toro Giving Program are in a unique position to give back to the communities in which we work and play,” said Rick Olson, general manager of Exmark. “These organizations are very deserving and we’re proud to help them.”

The three nonprofit organizations—Beatrice Community Hospital Foundation, Blue Springs Cemetery Association, and the Odell American Cemetery Association—will each use the mowers to maintain their green spaces and manage rising lawn care costs more effectively.

  • Beatrice Community Hospital Foundation will use their Lazer Z for the more than 20 acres surrounding the newly built hospital.
  • The Blue Springs Cemetery Association is responsible for maintaining the community’s more than 150-year-old cemetery that covers more than 12 acres.
  • The Odell American Cemetery will use their Lazer Z as a cost-effective solution to hiring sometimes expensive grounds crews.

President of the Blue Springs Cemetery Association Gale Hardin said his group would use the new mower to replace one that was ruined by a fire last year. At an event last week, he said “This really fits the ticket for our cemetery.”

Each mower is valued at nearly $10,600. 

About Exmark
Exmark was incorporated in May 1982 as an independent manufacturer of professional turf care equipment. Today, it is the leading manufacturer of commercial mowers for the landscape professional. In addition to designing, building and marketing quality turf care equipment, Exmark’s goal is total customer satisfaction. All Exmark products, from walk-behinds to zero-turn riders and aerators, are designed to help our customers increase productivity while delivering unmatched quality. Products are sold to distributors and dealers who share our commitment to customer service and quality products.

About the Toro Giving Program
Through the Toro Giving Program, Toro is committed to beautifying and preserving outdoor environments, enhancing communities and improving people’s lives. The contributions – monetary, in-kind and volunteerism –focus on improving communities where employees live, work and play, as well as strengthening the turf industry. 

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