The First Thanksgiving Tree

Larger Tree with thanksgiving decorations

The result of the Pogue’s efforts and the church’s decorating was a shrine to gratitude that stood just over 20 turkeys tall: the church’s first Thanksgiving Tree

CVTS-L Ranks Among Top Tree Care Companies

Top Tree Care Companies

Cumberland Valley Tree Service – Landscaping, Chambersburg’s Authority in Tree Care, Plant Health Care and Landscaping services, was ranked among the Top 20 accredited tree care companies by the Tree Care Industry Association. 

Working Within the Canopy: TCIA’s Initiatives for Women in Tree Care

Women in Tree Care

According to the Tree Care Industry Association’s (TCIA) website: “While the tree care industry is predominantly male, the gender dynamic is changing.” They credit the shift to advances in equipment and techniques that have made arboriculture an accessible career path for everyone. As a company that believes in working smarter, not harder, Cumberland Valley Tree […]

Spotted Lanternfly Quarantine Expanded for 2021: What Does That Mean? What’s Next?

spotted lanternfly quarantine

Franklin County is being added to the spotted lanternfly quarantine zone in 2021 as the invasive insect continues to spread across Pennsylvania. We asked Jamey Schwartz, CVTS-L’s plant health care manager, what this means for businesses and residents who are finding themselves in the quarantine zone for the first time. He also gave us an […]

Five Qualities that Made George Pogue Jr. “Business Person of the Year”

George holding an award with another man in suit

In December of 2020, the Chambersburg Chamber of Commerce announced during their annual meeting (held virtually this year) that CVTS-L’s own GEORGE POGUE JR. was their 2020 BUSINESS PERSON OF THE YEAR. According to the announcement on the Chamber’s website, “George was chosen by a group of business and civic leaders for his professional leadership […]

Polar Plunge Update: CVTS-L Raises More Than $1200 to Help Fight Children’s Cancer

POLAR PLUNGE UPDATE: The 2020 Mont Alto Personal Polar Plunge raised more then $8,000 this year to help fight children’s cancer and support impacted families. More than $1,200 of that total came from CVTS-L employees and friends. Thank you for helping us help them. The managers of our Chambersburg, Carlisle, Gettysburg and Hagerstown offices each […]

The Authority in Tree Care: Evan Brumfield, ISA Board Certified Master Arborist

Authority in Tree Care Evan Brumfield ISA Board Certified Master Arborist

In May of 2019, CVTS-L’s Evan Brumfield fulfilled all of the prerequisites and passed a rigorous exam to become an ISA Board Certified Master Arborist. According to the International Society of Arboriculture: “The ISA Board Certified Master Arborist® credential is the highest level of certification offered by ISA. This credential recognizes ISA Certified Arborists® who […]