Tidewater Pest Control Association



December 7th 2016 Christmas Social

December 7th 2016 Chrismast Social

Passion the Restaurant

 1036 Volvo Pkwy Chesapeake VA 23320


This was a great opportunity for all the member companies to get together, relax, share stories and have a good meal together. The turn out was great and everyone enjoyed there time and the food and the venue were great. A special thank you goes out to all the distributors that came out and brought great door prizes.  

Thanks to:

John Singletary with Univar

Marcus Johnson with Residex

Dick Olyench with Spectrum Printing

Robbie Wagner with Beskin-Divers

Alex Baxter with Forshaw

Billy Watts with Target Specialt Products 

Joe Grippi with Bayer 

Also thanks to William Watlington from Colonial for supplying a door prize as well.

Our suppliers always support our monthly meetings, socials and any other events we have throughout the year. We encourage you to thank them all for their support and we look forward to seeing you all in 2017!


November 16th 2016 Minutes

November 16th 2016 Monthly Meeting Minutes

Aberdeen Barn

5805 Northampton Blvd. Virginia Beach, Va. 23455

Meeting called to order- 6:23 PM

Prayer By- Buzz Jones with Maximum 

Pledge By- Wayne Kessinger with Reliance

New Buisness- 

1) The Christmas social was set for December 7th at Passions Restaurant in Chesapeake Va. The TPCA board voted to pay for at least two people from each memeber company up to 60 people total. 

2) Nomination forms were passed out and emailed out for the 2017 nominations.

Motion to accept October minutes as posted online- 1st- Don with Lenegars   2nd- Jimmy Murphy with Getem

Motion to accept October Treasurers report as emaled to memebers- 1st- Don with Lenegars   2nd- Daniel with Mares 

Speaker- Elizabeth Hopkins with Legal Shield 

Elizabeth spoke on the differences between ID theft and regular fraud. She also discussed multiple different packages and services that Legal Shield has to offer, both for buisness's as well as their individual employees. 

Vendors Present:

1) Dick Olyench with Spectrum Printing

2) Robbie Wagner with Beskin-Divers 

3) Elizabeth Hopkins with Legal Shield

Door Prizes- 

A dinner payour for next meeting from Elizabeth Hopkins with Legal Shield- Buzz Jones with Maximum

50/50- 37.50 went to Tony Wallace with Pestguard (37.50 to the cahrity account as well)

Motion to Adjourn-  1st- Bob with Pro-techs   2nd- Jimmy Murphy with Getem 

Meeting adjourned- 8:05 PM

October 26th 2016 Minutes

October 26th 2016 Minutes

Aberdeen Barn 5805 Northampton Blvd. Virginia Beach, Va. 23455

Meeting called to order: 6:20 PM

Prayer By: Buzz Jones with Maximum

Pledge By: William Watlington with Colonial 

Introductions By: George with First Choice 

Motion to accept September Minutes: 1st- John with Accell  2nd-William with Colonial 

Motion to accept Treasurers report: 1st-Buzz with Maximum 2nd-John with Accell 

Upcoming speaker: Elizabeth Hopkins with Legal Shield (Meeting on the 16th to avoid conflict with holiday. Meeting to take place at aberdeen barn)

Speaker: Marcus Johnson with Residex spoke on wildlife control as it relates to our buisness as well as some of the animals we all get questions on. Marcus opened up the floor to discuss any animals we receive questions on from our customers. Moles and voles were discussed as well as bat control and removal. 

Vendors Present:

Marcus Johnson with residex

John Singletary with Univar

Elizabeth Hopkins with Legal Shield 

Door Prizes:

A bottle of Precor from Marcus with residex- Daniel with Mares

Fly bait and MBS bait stations from John with Univar- Buzz with Maximum

50/50: $25 to Wayne Kessinger with Reliance ($25 to the Charity account)

Motion to adjourn: 1st-Mick with Lenegars 2nd-william with Colonial 

Meeting Adjourned: 8:00 PM

September 28th Minutes

September 28th 2016 Minutes

Schooner's Grill 12567 Warwick Blvd. Newport News, Va. 23606

Meeting called to order: 6:18 pm

Prayer By: William with Colonial 

Pledge By: Jack with Terminex

Introductions By: George With First Choice

Motion to accept August minutes: 1st- Jimmy with Getem  2nd- Alex with Forshaw

Motion to accept Treasurers Report: 1st- Bud with Mares 2nd- George with First Choice

(Tresurers report now to be emailed out prior to meeting for review.)

New Buisness:

1) New master Tech course to take place October 31st on blood feeders

2) WDI workshops to take place in Roanoke and in tidewater

Upcoming Speakers:  Marcus Johnson with residex to speak in October on nuisance wildlife control


Drew Faithful with Proximo Marketing spoke on digital marketing. Highlighting some of the pitfalls companies often make in either doing this adevrtising themselves or not doing it at all. Drew was kind enough to come out and speak after his partner had to back out last minute due to unforseen circumstances. Thanks Drew.

Vendors Present:

Marcus Jonson with Residex

Alex Baxter with forshaw

Elizabeth Hopkins with Legal Shield

John Singletary with Univar

Door Prizes:

1) 2 travel mugs from Univar. John reed with Accel termite and Ben with Tidewater pest 

2) Can of Precor from residex. George with First Choice 

3) Glueboard holster from Residex. The gentleman from Pestguard

50/50: Don Lenegar with Lenegars 

Motion to Adjourn:  1st- Don with Lenegars  2nd: Jimmy with Getem

August 2016 Minutes

August 24th 2016 Meeting Minutes

Angelo's Steak and Pancake House

755 J. Clyde Morris Blvd. Newport News, Va. 23602

Meeting called to order: 6:11 PM

Prayer By: Marcus Johnson with Residex

Pledge By: John Reid with Accel 

Introductions By: George Wright with First Choice

Motion to Accept July Minutes:  1st: George with First Choice 2nd: Alex with Forshaw

Old Buisness:

Termite treatment to be rendered at Renee Walkers property in Chesapeake on September 30th. This treatment is being donated by the TPCA and the chemical is being donated by Scott Etheridge with BASF and Scott Tolbert with Ensystex. Thanks to those gentlean for supporting this association and this treatment.

New Buisness:

A check was presented to CHKD from the TPCA in the amount of $1208.50 to honor the life and unfortunate passing of Agnes Shrum. CHKD was Agnes's favorite charity and was responsible for driving the TPCA to support CHKD (and we continue to support them to this day). Thank you to Lisa Coleman and Elly Smith with CHKD who were present at the meeting to receive the check.


Jack Horsley with Terminex spoke on the topic of Zombie Insects. Where they have bgun to be found, what type of signs to look for in regards to how the insects behave and other contributing factors. He also spoke on how to identify the main types of zombie insects and the parasitic insects that cause these insects to be "Zombies". Always good to hear from jack and his experiences over the years.

Vendors Present:

Marcus Johnson with Residex

Alex Baxter and Jason Leonard with Forshaw

Scott Etheridge with BASF

Door Prizes:

Contrac final from Forshaw- Johnny with Commonwealth

Bottle of Polyzone from Residex-William with Colonial


William with Colonial

Motion to adjourn:   1st: John with accell  2nd: Alex with Forshaw

Meeting adjourned: 7:35 

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