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In conjunction with Legislative Day 2019, The Pest Management Foundation will be hosting a special gala reception and dinner in support of the program it funds on Sunday, February 24, 2019 at 7:30 PM at The Newseum in Washington, DC. If you are interested in attending, please RSVP no later than Tuesday, January 15. Click here to learn more.


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PestVets Veteran of the Year award was created to honor a veteran who has helped strengthen the role of pest management. They are recognized for their outstanding contributions to the industry and to the communities they serve.


View the criteria and submit a nomination. Nominations are due by January 20, 2019. The recipient will be awarded at Legislative Day 2019 in Washington, DC.


If you have any questions regarding a nomination, please contact Jake Plevelich at jplevelich@pestworld.org.

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The 2018 PestWorld 5K Fun Run/Walk was a huge success. We had 101 participants, and we earned $5,168 for the National Girls Collaborative Project!


“On behalf of the more than 36,000 youth-serving STEM organizations represented in the NGCP national network, we would like to thank you for your thoughtful contribution arising from your support at the 2018 annual meeting.  Your generosity helps sustain our commitment to connecting girl-serving STEM organizations with similar groups, community partners, corporations, and higher education. With help from supporters like you, we are able to provide the collaboration support, professional development, curriculum, and helpful evaluation and assessment techniques to programs working to increase girls’ interest in STEM. Your gift is already hard at work, supporting these vital services for girl-serving STEM organizations across the country.” – The National Girls Collaborative Project


Your favorite charity could be the beneficiary of the 5K at PestWorld 2019, click here to nominate them.

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NPMA Education and Events

Join the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) and the National Wildlife Control Operators Association (NWCOA) at the 2019 Wildlife Expo. Featuring an educational program that will provide both technical and business-related information to professionals who are involved in wildlife management or are considering offering this valuable add-on service. 


The program at the Wildlife Expo combines training and education with networking opportunities and the chance to check out the newest technology and services in the Exhibit Hall. Whether you are a large company or a one-man shop, use this opportunity to grow this segment of your business by attending this unique meeting. Register today!


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The new CEPA website has been completely redesigned to provide guests with an easier way to learn about who we are as well as what services and solutions we offer to our members.

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PBS
No one knows how long the partial government shutdown will last, but concerned Washington, D.C. citizens are confronting an unwitting consequence: an explosion of rats.

Visit https://www.pbs.org/newshour/science/cities-could-be-teeming-with-more-rats-thanks-to-the-shutdowns-festering-trash to view the full article online.


Travel Pulse
Experts are now warning of a new strain of the annoying reddish-brown insects that have grown resistant to insecticides such as DDT.


Visit https://www.travelpulse.com/news/impacting-travel/experts-warn-travelers-of-insecticide-resistant-bed-bugs.html to view the full article online.


Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Officially known as the brown marmorated stink bug, the insect is a native of Asia and was first spotted in Wisconsin in 2010. It took the critter a few years to reproduce in enough numbers for many Wisconsinites to notice.


Visit https://www.jsonline.com/story/news/2019/01/08/warm-weather-unleashes-smelly-and-destructive-stinkbugs-wisconsin/2507378002/ to view the full article online.


Wired
The red imported fire ant is one of the world’s most invasive species.


Visit https://www.wired.com/story/one-species-loves-our-climate-wrecking-ways-fire-ants/ to view the full article online.


CBC
Public Health Ontario is mapping at-risk areas for Lyme disease in 2019 after a high number in 2017. Researchers are studying data to find out where ticks are and where they are spreading.


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Goal setting shouldn’t be a once-a-year event. Here are 5 tips for incorporating goal setting into your daily life.


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Forbes
The best way to ensure that the managers of today and tomorrow are adequately equipped with the confidence to lead their teams effectively is to provide ongoing learning and coaching opportunities.


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Fast Company
Cut down on email, manage your calendar, find your focus. If these tools work for people at the top of their game, they might be worth a download.


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Entrepreneur
Pay attention to any presence of these four myths and make guiding your people a more soul-enriching journey that they and you will want to continue well past your leadership term’s end.


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The Washington Post
Need some motivation to kick off the new year at work by reading about how other inspiring leaders have shaped their careers or led complex teams? Here are 10 books to consider for your reading list in 2019.


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