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NPMA is soliciting nominations for the NPMA Gives Award to recognize an NPMA member company that has demonstrated leadership through their dedication and contribution to the good of their community. Such contributions are demonstrated through carrying out and/or participating in community service projects. These projects may be industry related (complimentary pest control for at risk environments, etc.), or non-industry related (walk/run, raising funds for the community, blood drives). The entry must demonstrate the company's consistency over a minimum of a three-year period. If you know of a company that should receive this award, please complete the nomination formAll nominations are due June 30, 2019 and will be awarded at NPMA’s Academy in July.


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QualityPro accreditation comes with invaluable benefits to help strengthen and grow your team including manager training. This course is a four-part animated training that covers the management and legal topics needed to be a great manager including managing peers, interviewing, employee injuries, and coaching strategies. Learn more.


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Terminix Service, Inc. unveiled the new official Guinness World Records’ largest ant farm on April 27 at Discovery Place Science in celebration of the museum’s annual Arthropod Day.

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Two great training courses are being presented by the National Wildlife Control Operators Association (NWCOA) in the May in the Mid-Atlantic region, the NWCOA Wildlife Control Operator Training course on May 17 & 18, 2019 and the NWCOA Certified Bird Management course on May 19th. All PMPs and WCOs are welcome to attend.

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Have you been thinking about becoming an ACE? Attend the VPMA ACE Prep Course on June 25, 2019 at the UVA & Virginia Tech Center in Richmond Virginia!

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The Washington Post
The triatomine bug, also known as the notorious kissing bug, has been an obscure threat in the United States, with the highest density in Latin America and some Western states. But the insect has found new prominence in Delaware, where health officials recently confirmed their first run-in with a kissing bug


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Fox 17

Bed bugs are one of the most common insects in homes across the nation, but are among the hardest to get rid of completely. If you think you can exterminate them on your own, you might want to think again.

Visit https://fox17online.com/2019/04/23/dont-wait-to-act-if-you-see-tiny-bugs-around-your-home/ to view the full article online.


The Texas Tribune

Workers in the William P. Hobby Building in downtown Austin have filed hundreds of reports of rats, roaches and other pests in recent years. Now, the state may sell the building.

Visit https://www.texastribune.org/2019/04/29/rats-infest-texas-state-office-building/ to view the full article online.


PCT

According to NPMA’s entomologists, residual winter moisture coupled with wet forecasts ahead will cause pest populations to spike early in much of the continental U.S. this spring and summer.

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NBC DFW

A peaceful Saturday morning in Aledo was disturbed when a swarm of about 200,000 bees came swarming from the walls of a home.

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Here are 10 of the top signals that insecurity may be damaging your leadership. If any of these sound familiar, stop the behavior and work through the issues before major consequences result.

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Strategy + Business

When things don’t go the way you expect them to, you can use practical strategies to better understand the situation and move forward with greater success.

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Fast Company

What got you that first job might be the ability to keep your head down and work hard, but keeping your head down doesn’t help if you want to get promoted.

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Forbes

Empowering your employees to become leaders builds trust, eliminates the need for micromanagement and allows employees to feel a sense of ownership of their own work.

Visit https://www.forbes.com/sites/theyec/2019/04/25/building-employees-into-leaders/#7fe93b593dac to view the full article online.


Entrepreneur

Asking staff to take on multiple responsibilities doesn't have to mean chaos. Here's how to keep the office calm, happy, and productive.

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