Community

                                                  Giving Back

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Nashville Ronald McDonald House – The Nashville Ronald McDonald House is one of our favorite charities.  Brian Edwards, CBL partner serves on the house board as well as 2 of the fundraising committees.  Our company maintains the grounds for the house at no charge, and we provide trucks and trailers for the annual “pull tab” collection days to collect and haul the tags to the recycler.

BOMA – Brian Edwards, CBL partner also serves on the community affairs committee for Building Owners and Managers Association.  This committee raises funds and then selects smaller local organizations and teams up with them with in-kind gifts as well as cash donations.

Big Brothers Big Sisters – Since 2015 Color Burst Landscapes has participated in Boyle Investment’s fundraising campaign for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Middle Tennessee, contributing thousands of dollars for this worthy cause.

Percy Priest Elementary – In late summer of 2018, Color Burst Teams did a fall cleanup on the school’s grounds including trimming, mulching, built 3 fairy gardens and planted their sign bed and entrance pots with school colors prior to the opening of the 2018-2019 school year.  In October, teams-built fall displays at their doorways and decorated the entrance steps with mums.

Earth Day – Each year since 2008, CBL teams setup 4-6 booths at commercial office buildings and campuses to hand out free tree samplings and educate tenants on the importance of plants, trees and healthy landscapes.  This has involved into a resource for everyday folks to ask the experts for advice on their own lawns and landscapes.

 

 

 

Involvement 

w2BOMA – CBL has 2 memberships in the Building Owners and Managers Association of Nashville.  Both Brian Edwards and Cotey Livesay are actively involved and serve on committees.  BOMA provides education and networking for commercial office owners and managers while including service providers.

IREM – CBL is a member of the Nashville Chapter of Institute of Real Estate Management.  This group provides education, destinations and networking for commercial property managers and service providers.

CAI – As an active member of the Tennessee Chapter of Community Associations Institute, we gain educations, relationships, networking and certifications with community managers and service providers.

NALP – Color Burst has been a member of the National Association of Landscape Professionals for over 25 years now.  This organization provides leadership, education and networking throughout the landscape industry.  Brian Edwards, CBL Partner serves as a “Trailblazer” which mentors smaller up and coming landscape owners by visiting their facility or hosting them at ours.

GNAA – The Greater Nashville Apartment Association provides education, designations, certifications and networking to apartment managers, regional managers and engineers.

Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce – This organization keeps members involved in the fast-growing Nashville Business Community, while providing educational opportunities and networking among a diverse group of business representatives.

ABC – Corey Williams represents CBL as an active member of the Tennessee Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc.  This group of builders and service providers participate in industry educational programs, advocacy, workforce development, communication and networking.

TNLA – Tennessee Nursery & Landscape Association – This group of growers, suppliers and buyers meet for educational purposes, communication, resources and industry networking.