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Hispanicize recognizes NHLA Founding President

(archived from April 4, 2014) Chuy Medrano, was one of 20 Latino leaders whose contributions were recognized with a Hispanicize Positive Impact Award.  “Chuy Medrano’s recognition as a Positive Impact Award winner was more than well deserved recognition of an

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NHLA prepares 17 new trainers

(archived from February 6, 2014) A successful train the trainer program provided seventeen landscape company employees with an improved skill set for enhancing the professional development of landscape company workers.  Attendees from Virginia to California spent two and a half

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NHLA successfully introduces Spanish courses at NC Green & Growin’ 2014

(archived from January 18, 2014) More than ninety attended the NHLA sponsored courses in Spanish at the North Carolina industry trade show, Green & Growin’ in Greensboro, NC on Wednesday, January 15. Attendees learned about the NHLA, how to increase

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Chuy Medrano recognized with Distinguished Service Award

(archived from November 25, 2013) Congratulations to NHLA immediate past president, Jesus ‘Chuy’ Medrano, on his being named the Rocky Mountain Regional Turfgrass Association (RMRTA) 2013 Distinguished Service Award recipient.

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Classes in Spanish for GIC

(archived from September 24, 2013) The NHLA will offer courses in Spanish and English featuring successful company owners and other Hispanic leaders in late October in Louisville, KY. For a complete schedule and description of the courses, please click here

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Apple iPad Giveaway

(archived from July 11, 2013) Visit us at GIE+Expo Booth 10158 to learn how you can win an Apple iPad this week!

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Join us on the Hill in DC this month

(archived from July 11, 2013) The NHLA will again join with PLANET in visiting Members of Congress and staff, and administration officials on the 23rd of July to advance positions of importance to our members. This year our greatest concern

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NHLA ED speaks in Long Beach

(archived from July 11, 2013) Ralph Egües, the NHLA Executive Director, was the opening session speaker at the 2013 Landscape Expo in Long Beach, CA. His lunchtime presentation on the 16th of October focused on the importance of the landscape

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Adjudication of Most H-2B Petitions Suspended

(archived from April 16, 2013) As announced by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) on April 2, 2013, USCIS has temporarily suspended adjudication of certain Form I-129 H-2B petitions for temporary non-agricultural workers while the government considers appropriate action

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NHLA President featured in Hispanic Executive Magazine

(archived from June 16, 2012) Jesus “Chuy” Medrano, was a featured entrepreneur in the Hispanic Executive summer issue. The article in the July/August/September issue includes highlights of Chuy’s career, from his start in the landscape industry to his becoming the

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