Extending the parade route of PMPs

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July 19, 2021

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July 19, 2021


In Pest Management Professional’s (PMP’s) “Photo Finish” for the July 2021 issue, we feature a variety of floats, cars and costumes from various pest management firms who have participated in community parades. As promised in the issue, here are some more great examples. And don’t forget to submit your own by emailing pmpeditor@northcoastmedia.net: We’ll update this post as appropriate!

In local parades, Expert Pest Control is represented by a 1955 Chevy Sedan Delivery. “We typically throw out Frisbees with our logo on it, and candy,” says Lisa Honnig, who co-owns the Burlington, N.J.-based firm with her husband, Ken. “It’s a fun way to get engagement with the community as well.” PHOTO: EXPERT PEST CONTROL

In local parades, Expert Pest Control is represented by a 1955 Chevy Sedan Delivery. “We typically throw out Frisbees with our logo on it, and candy,” says Lisa Honnig, who co-owns the Burlington, N.J.-based firm with her husband, Ken. “It’s a fun way to get engagement with the community as well.” PHOTO: EXPERT PEST CONTROL

 

The Nitro Funny Car that California Pest Management sponsors, driven by Jeff Arend, is meant for the racetrack, not Main Street. Still, Jim Harmon, an entomologist and president of the La Verne, Calif.-based firm, notes it’s been great publicity for his company — and the car appears in parades now and then. (Editor's Note: Read more about California’s Pest Management sponsorship in our February 2020 issue, p. 92.) PHOTO: CALIFORNIA PEST MANAGEMENT

The Nitro Funny Car that California Pest Management sponsors, driven by Jeff Arend, is meant for the racetrack, not Main Street. Still, Jim Harmon, an entomologist and president of the La Verne, Calif.-based firm, notes it’s been great publicity for his company — and the car appears in parades now and then. (Editor’s Note: Read more about California’s Pest Management sponsorship in our February 2020 issue, p. 92.) PHOTO: CALIFORNIA PEST MANAGEMENT

 

The Scherzinger Pest Control vehicle is decked out for St. Patrick's Day. PHOTO SCHERZINGER PEST CONTROl

The Scherzinger Pest Control vehicle is decked out for St. Patrick’s Day. PHOTO SCHERZINGER PEST CONTROL

In addition to having a work vehicle in this year's St. Patrick's Day parade, members of the Modern Exterminating Co. team also walked the parade route. PHOTO: MODERN EXTERMINATING CO.

In addition to having a work vehicle in this year’s St. Patrick’s Day parade, members of the Modern Exterminating Co. team also walked the parade route. PHOTO: MODERN EXTERMINATING CO.

 

Horizon Pest Solutions Owner Melisa Arnold, ACE, passes out Halloween candy in a "Trick or Treat Drive Thru" event she helped organize. PHOTO: HORIZON PEST CONTROL

Horizon Pest Solutions Owner Melisa Arnold, ACE, passes out Halloween candy in a “Trick or Treat Drive-Thru” event she helped organize. PHOTO: HORIZON PEST CONTROL

 

Another look at Launa Benson and her “spider pony.” The duo have won awards in two local parades on behalf of Xtreme Weed & Pest Solutions. PHOTO: XTREME WEED & PEST SOLUTIONS

Another look at Launa Benson and her “spider pony.” The duo have won awards in two local parades on behalf of Xtreme Weed & Pest Solutions. PHOTO: XTREME WEED & PEST SOLUTIONS

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Heather Gooch

Heather Gooch is the editor-in-chief for PMP magazine. She can be reached at hgooch@northcoastmedia.net or 330-321-9754.

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