Drax donates supplies to help the Ester Gallow Community Garden in Monroe | KTVE

MONROE, La. (KTVE/KARD) — Drax announced on Monday, September 12, 2022, that they donated wheelbarrows, garden composters, and a variety of gardening tools to help a community to bloom through a new community garden project in Monroe, La.

The Ester Gallow Community Garden is a public garden that will be a collaborative space for seniors at Booker T. Senior Village and children at Roy Neal Shelling Elementary School. The garden will offer volunteers an opportunity to plant their own seasonal vegetables as well as provide an inclusive place to socialize and connect with others.

The land for the community garden was donated by Monroe resident Christopher Davis, whose late mother, Ester Gallow, was passionate about helping the community and was influential in establishing the Booker T. Senior Village located next to the garden.

We partnered with colleges, the city, and local organizations to try and put together a

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Stacey Bendet On Alice + Olivia’s 20th Anniversary and Matching Fashion to Home Decor

Alice + Olivia hosted the ultimate house party for New York Fashion Week.

The brand, which turned 20 this year, presented its spring-summer ’23 line Saturday night, matching all of the collection’s looks with interiors. Titled “House of Alice + Olivia,” the line was presented using various vibrantly decorated rooms of a home, like bedrooms, hallways, the garden and more. The presentation used vignettes designed to resemble “Wonderland”-esque rooms within a home, complete with “ladies of the house” donning fashions to match.

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Alice + Olivia RTW Spring/Summer 2023, presented during NYFW. - Credit: Dimitrios Kambouris

Alice + Olivia RTW Spring/Summer 2023, presented during NYFW. – Credit: Dimitrios Kambouris

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The inspiration for the collection came to designer Stacey Bendet when she was redecorating her apartment last year. The collection focuses more on nodding to a British eclectic style rather than a minimalistic interior style. In an exclusive interview, Bendet discussed her new line and the conception behind

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Home Hardware and FlipGive Launch Fall Grant Program to Help Keep Kids in the Game

ST. JACOBS, ON, Sept. 6, 2022 /CNW/ – Home Hardware, Canada’s largest Dealer-owned hardware, lumber, building materials and furniture home improvement retailer, has teamed up with FlipGive, North America’s leading shopping rewards app for teams, to help keep kids playing the games they love. Launching September 6, the Play More Matching Grant will provide $50,000 in grants to youth sports teams across the country. The fall program builds on the $25,000 handed out to young Canadian athletes this past spring.

Play More Matching Grant (CNW Group/Home Hardware Stores Limited)

Play More Matching Grant (CNW Group/Home Hardware Stores Limited)

“Home Hardware’s Dealer-Owners have a long-standing history of supporting local youth-sport in the communities they serve,” said Kevin Macnab, President and CEO, Home Hardware Stores Limited. “The Play More Matching Grant continues that legacy and reinforces our efforts to remove financial barriers so kids can participate in the sports and games they love. We are pleased to continue

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Home Depot volunteers transform housing for homeless veterans

The Home Depot Foundation on Wednesday teamed up with the Housing Authority of Salt Lake City to revamp two permanent supportive housing facilities for men and women, including more than 150 veterans, experiencing homelessness. 

More than 600 volunteers led by Team Depot, The Home Depot’s associate volunteer force, split up across the two properties — Freedom Landing and Sunrise Metro — to revamp the outdoor areas and give those who live there more comfortable and enjoyable places to spend their time.

Volunteers painted the exterior of the buildings, installed a serenity garden and raised garden beds, planted trees, built a grilling area, assembled furniture, and installed custom seating and shade structures. They will also installed new fencing, created a dog park and built 50-plus dog and cat beds for the people who live there. 

Freedom Landing, a former hotel that was transformed to supportive housing, provides a place to live

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Wellington Garden Club Meeting To Feature Award-Winning Filmmaker Kent Anderson

Kent Andeson (left) with the Project Paradise film crew.

The Wellington Garden Club will meet on Monday, Oct. 3 at 9:30 a.m. at the Wellington Community Center, located at 12150 W. Forest Hill Blvd. The meeting will feature a presentation by Kent Anderson, an award-winning filmmaker, pilot and Eagle Scout, who has traveled the globe creating content that focuses on the world’s most environmentally sensitive areas. His presentation will illustrate the importance of preserving Florida’s natural springs that are crucial to Florida’s water supply, ecology and inhabitants.

Anderson has worked with numerous nonprofits and conservation efforts, both in Florida and abroad. He is a founding member of Project Paradise (www.paradise.ngo), a group of native Floridians who are passionate about protecting Florida’s environment and telling Florida’s stories through the arts. The goal of Project Paradise is to advocate for conservation efforts through impactful and inspired storytelling, as evidenced by

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12 subtle and chic fall home decor ideas that aren’t boring

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I’m just going to say it: A lot of fall home decor is overdone and lowkey boring. That’s not to say that a giant ceramic jar that reads “Halloween Candy” or a kitchen towel with some kind of turkey pun aren’t fun and great (because they are). But if you’re itching for some new fall home decor ideas to embrace, we’ve gotchu.

Believe it or not, there are many decorative home details that scream fall but in a timeless, whisper-scream kind of way. Got it? Luckily, all your favorite decor retailers, from West Elm to Nordstrom and Society6, are on the same autumn aesthetic page.

Basically, you’re

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Interval Partners LP Makes New Investment in The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD)

Interval Partners LP purchased a new position in shares of The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HDGet Rating) in the 1st quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund purchased 3,190 shares of the home improvement retailer’s stock, valued at approximately $955,000.

Several other hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in HD. Norges Bank purchased a new position in shares of Home Depot in the fourth quarter worth about $4,325,629,000. Renaissance Technologies LLC purchased a new position in shares of Home Depot in the first quarter worth about $563,524,000. Parnassus Investments LLC purchased a new position in shares of Home Depot in the first quarter worth about $542,084,000. Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. increased its holdings in shares of Home Depot by 14.5% in the first quarter. Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc.

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Celebrate Fall With 8 Seasonal Decorating Ideas

Autumn is here which means it’s time for your home to go from the airy, openness of summer to the cozier, crisper feeling of fall. In celebration of the season, you might want to bring those oranges, reds, golds, and browns into your home. 

We’re inspired by all the ways autumn plays on your senses, from the cool air on your skin to the smell of fireplaces burning and the sight of brilliant gold and red leaves. With those ideas in mind, we put together this list of fall decor ideas.

Real Pumpkins and Gourds

Real pumpkins and gourds are one of the best natural decor pieces you can bring in for the season. Line your stairs (inside or out) with pumpkins of varying sizes. Go with all orange, all white, or all green for a more classic look, or mix and match for a fun hodgepodge. Pile a wicker

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7,066 Shares in The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) Acquired by Graham Capital Management L.P.

Graham Capital Management L.P. bought a new position in The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HDGet Rating) in the first quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The firm bought 7,066 shares of the home improvement retailer’s stock, valued at approximately $2,115,000.

A number of other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of HD. Personal Capital Advisors Corp lifted its stake in Home Depot by 3.4% during the 1st quarter. Personal Capital Advisors Corp now owns 265,741 shares of the home improvement retailer’s stock valued at $79,545,000 after acquiring an additional 8,752 shares during the period. Barrett Asset Management LLC lifted its stake in Home Depot by 5.6% during the 1st quarter. Barrett Asset Management LLC now owns 66,478 shares of the home improvement retailer’s stock valued at $19,898,000 after acquiring an additional 3,507 shares during the period. Interval Partners LP acquired a

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Home Depot employees lead volunteer effort to freshen up two SLC housing complexes

Home Depot employees lead more than 600 volunteers in tidying up two supportive housing facilities.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) More than 600 volunteers, led by Home Depot employees, help spruce up the Sunrise Metro and Freedom Landing apartments in Salt Lake City on Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022.

Two permanent supportive housing facilities in Salt Lake City got a face-lift Wednesday, thanks to efforts from hundreds of volunteers.

The Home Depot Foundation teamed up with the Housing Authority of Salt Lake City to spruce up Freedom Landing Apartments, 1900 W. North Temple, and Sunrise Metro Apartments, 580 S. 500 West.

Together, the complexes serve more than 200 people, including 150-plus veterans at risk of or experiencing homelessness.

More than 600 volunteers, led by Home Depot employees, converged to paint the buildings, install garden beds, plant trees, assemble furniture,

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