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Kudos - Tony Abruscato

Frank Bedtke (L) presents award to Tony Abruscato

Frank Bedtke (L) presents award to Tony Abruscato Photo courtesy of Get Growing Foundation

Get Growing Foundation founder Tony Abruscato has received the Greater Chicago Damage Prevention Council Damage Prevention Contributor of the Year award for his impact on communications within the industry, and demonstrating how to drive consumer safety messaging in the communities served by member-contracting companies and the utility companies they serve.

He was also honored for his stewardship of the foundation during the pandemic and for using Plant Truck Chicago to deliver hot meals to COVID-positive homeless shelters, and for mounting a campaign to bring “containers of healing” to local businesses impacted by social unrest.

The support from the underground construction industry and the council had a tremendous impact on the success of the Chicago Flower& Garden Show, and continues today to positively impact the mission of the Get Growing Foundation.

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