Greenspring Residents Celebrate Earth Day on April 19

On Thursday, April 19, residents at Greenspring retirement community will participate in the annual Earth Day celebration!  This year, vendors include The Nature Conservancy, Brickman Landscaping, Shred-It, Master Gardeners from Green Spring Gardens, Potomac Disposal Service, Unitarian Church of Fairfax, and PNC Bank.  Additionally, several internal departments will have tools and information available such as the Greenspring Environmentalist group and the Greenspring Grounds department!  There will also be the opportunity to recycle old eyeglasses, batteries, cell phones, and prescription medicines.  Finally, some hybrid and electric cars will be on display in front of the Hunters Crossing clubhouse (weather dependent). WHEN: Thursday, April 19 | 11:00 am-2:00 pm WHERE: Greenspring retirement community 7430 Spring Village Drive Hunters Crossing Conference Center Springfield, Virginia 22150 CONTACT: Please contact Jessica McKay, Public Affairs Manager, at 703-923-4690 or jessica.mckay@erickson.com should you wish to cover or attend the event.  The Earth Day event is open only to Greenspring residents and staff and media. About Greenspring:  Greenspring, one of 16 Erickson Living full-service retirement communities, is situated on a scenic 108-acre campus in Springfield, Virginia.  The community is home to nearly 2000 residents, many of which reside in the 1405 independent living units.  At Greenspring, a robust complement of resident programs and facilities promote an engaged, fulfilling lifestyle that is reflected in resident satisfaction levels that exceed the industry average.  Life at Greenspring offers a true sense of community and is an exciting alternative to the typical retirement community.  Additional information about Greenspring can be found at www.ericksonliving.com.