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What’s trending on Facebook
Disaster can strike anywhere, but when it does, it’s always encouraging to see people who go out of their way and offer a helping hand. Garden Center’s Facebook followers evidently agree. When we shared the story of Jim Monroe, the owner of Greenbrier Nurseries in Virginia and West Virginia who led donation and volunteer efforts when his region was hit by major floods, the post topped all other Garden Center Facebook posts in July for reach and engagement.
5 stories in brief
Top industry news from our website
1. Taking the wheel
2. Retail tragedy
3. Giving back
When heavy flooding struck several communities in West Virginia in early July, Jim Monroe led the relief effort through donation drives and hands-on volunteering. bit.ly/2aarcFZ
4. Save the date
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5. Worthy projects
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“If you just communicate, you can get by. But if you communicate skillfully, you can work miracles.” – Jim Rohn