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After Hours: Keith Birkemeyer Posted on 14 Jul 2014 in the After Hours & Current Issue & Human Interest categories.

A pest management professional studies his genealogy to deepen his family roots. Many pest management companies can trace their roots back decades through previous owners and layers of management. It’s... Read more»

After Hours: Bryan Palen Posted on 10 Apr 2014 in the After Hours & Human Interest categories.

It wasn’t quite Deadliest Catch, but Bryan Palen’s days as on the Chesapeake Bay as a crab fisherman were far more difficult than his days are now hunting pests. There... Read more»

Contributing to the community Posted on 10 Apr 2014 in the Giving Back & Human Interest categories.

Dennis Jenkins carries on the family tradition of sharing time and materials.   Philanthropy is part of Dennis Jenkins’ business DNA. At age 12, Jenkins started working in the pest... Read more»

Helping hands for the holidays Posted on 27 Feb 2014 in the Giving Back & Human Interest categories.

There’s never a good time for homeowners to deal with pests, but infestations seem particularly harsh near the holidays. Having to choose between presents and bed bug treatments isn’t a... Read more»

After Hours: Jim Fleming Posted on 27 Feb 2014 in the After Hours & Human Interest categories.

Jim Fleming became a musician for the same reason every teenage boy joins a rock band — to get the girl. The year was 1968, and a 14-year-old Fleming, who... Read more»

Renaissance man Posted on 21 Jan 2014 in the Human Interest categories.

It’s no surprise Craig Morton ended up in the pest management business. Morton learned from his father, who runs his own pest management business, Morton’s Urban Pest Management Company, based... Read more»

Giving back: On behalf of the employees Posted on 20 Jan 2014 in the Human Interest categories.

Like many companies, McCloud Services donates money to local organizations.  But McCloud wanted to make sure their employees share the feeling that comes with charitable giving. That’s why company executives... Read more»

After Hours: Craig Morton Posted on 15 Jan 2014 in the After Hours & Business categories.

It’s no surprise Craig Morton ended up in the pest management business. Morton learned from his father, who runs his own pest management business, Morton’s Urban Pest Management Company, based... Read more»

Making Money for McCloud Services and for Charity Posted on 15 Jan 2014 in the Business & Giving Back categories.

Like many companies, McCloud Services donates money to local organizations. But McCloud wanted to make sure their employees share the feeling that comes with charitable giving. That’s why company executives... Read more»

After Hours: Tim Booth Posted on 15 Dec 2013 in the 1213 & After Hours & Human Interest categories.

When he’s not protecting customers from pests, Tim Booth is ready to rush into burning homes saving people from fires. Pest management professionals (PMPs) protect public health and customers’ homes... Read more»