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Following an unusually warm start to winter, professionals are predicting an early termite season and the Professional Pest Management Alliance (PPMA) stands ready to shout about termites from the rooftop. PPMA, which serves as the public outreach arm of NPMA, is asking for the industry to join in with their efforts to educate consumers on the importance of protecting against termites during Termite Awareness Week, March 10-16, 2019. Click here to download Termite Awareness Week social media graphics. A full termite toolkit is available to PPMA Mainframe investors, and can be used to promote to consumers the need to call a professional for termite control.


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DominAnt Liquid Ant Bait attracts and kills all common household ants. The bait station is easy to use—just snap it open, lock the lid and place the station. Three staging portals allow hundreds of ants to easily access the station and move up and down feeding ramps.
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March 8, 2019 is International Women’s Day. Around the globe, people will celebrate women leaders and the amazing social, economic, cultural and political achievements they have made and continue to make every day as well as the strong influence and impact they have on the world around us.

If you are planning on celebrating, please let PWIPM know at pwipm@pestworld.org and share with us on social media by tagging @NationalPestMgt and using the official hashtags #BalanceforBetter and #IWD2019 and we will feature you in an industry press release following the event. Learn more at www.internationalwomensday.com.


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As an NPMA member you have access to hundreds of pest pictures to use for your organization’s commercial purposes. This gallery appears on my.npmapestworld.org under “Pest Pictures,” you must be logged in the access the photos.


NPMA pest images shall not be redistributed or exploited, in any manner, for non-promotional personal or corporate gain. Any use of NPMA’s pest image shall not explicitly or implicitly convey NPMA's endorsement of commercial goods or services.

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Atlanta-based Arrow Exterminators has been awarded a 2018 Top Workplace honor by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

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Hank Althaus officially retired from Scherzinger Pest Control on March 1st, 2019 after serving the company for 43 years.

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Weekly Headlines

CBS Philly

Bed bugs are more prevalent than many people realize. New research from the University of Pennsylvania highlights the importance of trying to eliminate infestations.

Visit https://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/2019/03/04/university-of-pennsylvania-bed-bugs-epidemic-philadelphia/ to view the full article online.


NPR

What if, instead of killing mosquitoes that carry malaria, we tried to kill the tiny malaria parasite inside the skeeters before they could pass it on to humans when they bit?

Visit https://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2019/02/27/697797470/promising-new-bed-net-strategy-to-zap-malaria-parasite-in-mosquitoes to view the full article online.


CBS News

Researchers studying interactions between predators and their prey in the Amazon rainforest spotted one encounter with a giant spider that'll leave arachnophobes trembling.

Visit https://www.cbsnews.com/news/spider-eating-opossum-tarantula-drags-eats-opossum-in-amazon-rainforest/ to view the full article online.


ABC News San Diego

San Diego placed 11th among 50 other cities around the U.S., but America's Finest City wasn't alone. Los Angeles was ranked 2nd on the list.

Visit https://www.10news.com/news/local-news/san-diego-among-worst-u-s-cities-for-termites-report-claims to view the full article online.


NPR

In Germany, firefighters worked to free the animal in a pinch with a manhole cover.

Visit https://www.npr.org/2019/02/27/698547607/watch-german-firefighters-work-to-free-rotund-rat-stuck-in-manhole-cover to view the full article online.

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Inc.

Who should create your company's internal training materials? It could be the person you least expect.

Visit https://www.inc.com/chris-ronzio/why-your-newest-hire-should-create-your-training-manuals.html?cid=search to view the full article online.


Chief Executive

An effective leader realizes that they need to surround themselves with not only people who work for them, but peers, advisors and mentors of their own in order to succeed.

Visit https://chiefexecutive.net/why-empathy-is-the-most-effective-leadership-skill/ to view the full article online.


Forbes

Unfortunately, leadership training isn't always a priority. Here are six of effective lessons that can help any type of leader.

Visit https://www.forbes.com/sites/forbescoachescouncil/2019/03/01/six-lessons-for-every-leadership-style/#6e45a5f82e9e to view the full article online.


Entrepreneur

You can use these three tactics to revitalize your brand's relevancy through experiential marketing.

Visit https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/329147 to view the full article online.


Customer Think

For modern business owners, tracking their customer and related experiences is really crucial to stay a step ahead of the competition. 

Visit http://customerthink.com/tracking-customer-experience-analytics-helps-small-businesses/ to view the full article online.