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July 2016 Minutes

Jully 27th 2016 Meeting Minutes

Uno's Pizzeria and Grill 

5900 E. Virginia Beach Blvd. Norfolk, Va. 23502

Meeting called to order: 6:19 pm

Prayer By: Buzz Jones with Maximum 

Pledge By: Tom with Mares

Introductions By: George wright 

Motion to accept June Minutes:   1st: Jimmy with Getem  2nd: George with 1st Choice

Treasurers Report: Mick with Lenegar's 

Motion to accept Treasurers Report:  1st: Jimmy with getem  2nd: Buzz with Maximum

Old Buisness: 

Property for Renee Walker was inspected for termite activity and to come up with a treatment strategy. The treatment will be performed on September 30th. Thaks to Scott ethredge with BASF and Scott Tolbert with Ensystex for providing chemical for this treatment.

New Buisness: 

A check has been made out in the amount of $1,208.50 to be donated to CHKD in honor of Ages Shrum. Thanks to Elizabeth Hopkins with Legal shield who has donated an advertisement that will be on 106.9 the fox.

Upcoming Speakers: August 24th Jack Horsley- zombie insects

Speaker: Eddie Drescher with the crankset group spoke on financial planning for both personal and buisness.

Vendors Present:

John Singletary with Univar

Dick Olenych With Spectrum Printing

Elizabeth Hopkins with Legal Shield 

Door Prizes: 

2 bottles of FUZE from John with Univar. 

1: Mick with lenegar's 2: William with Colonial 

50/50: Buzz Jones with Maximum

Motion to Adjourn:  1st: Jimmy with Getem  2nd: John with Accell 

June 2016 Meeting Minutes

June 22nd Meeting Minutes

Angelos Steak and Pancake House

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

Meeting Called to Order: 6:02 PM

Prayer By: Daniel Carr with Mares Exterminating

Pledge By: John Singletary with Univar

Introductions By: George Wright with First Choice

Motion Accept the May Minutes:  1st: Daniel Carr with Mares  2nd: John Singletary with Univar

New Buisness:

Jack Horsley and John Reid attended Dr. Richard Fell's lecture on colony collapse disorder in honeybees. Reasearches are pointing to an array of issues affecting the bees according to Dr. Fell, one of which is pesticides but no research has indicated pesticides as the largeest contributor.

The board discussed dontating the entirety of our current charity account balance to CHKD in honor of Agnes Shrum who passes earlier this month. The room agreed and the donation will be made in Agnes's name and a representative from CHKD will be asked to accept the check in person from the association.

Upcoming Speakers: Eddie Drescher will be speaking at our july meeting. He works for Crankset group and will be discussing financial planning and goals both for buisness and personal.

Speaker: 

Walker Mobley from Thermastor (Santa Fe) was our speaker. He discussed the common issues that cause moisture and fungus problems both in houses as well as crawl spaces. The differences between relative humidity, temprature and dew point and how they individually affect moisture issues inside a home. He also brought several solutions to the table as to how to better troubleshoot these problems as well as correct them. 

Vendors Present:

Marcus Johnson with Residex

Alex Baxter with Forshaw

John Singletary with Univar

Robert Wagner with Beskin & Assoc.

Elizabeth Hopkins with Legal Shield

Door Prizes:

Pest West Fly light from forshaw: Tom with Mares Exterminating

Precor Foam from Residex: Bud with Mares Exterminating

Precor Foam from Forshaw: Leo Jones with Reliance

Foam Fresh Sealant from Residex: Bob with Pro Techs

Bayer wallet from Univar: Beskin & Assoc.

Yeti mug from Santa Fe (Walker): Jennifer with Pro Techs

50/50: Dave from dodson ($20 to the winner and $20 to the charity account.)

Motion to adjourn: 1st: Jack Horsley with Terminex  2nd: George Wright with First Choice

Meeting Adjourned: 7:48PM

May 2016 Minutes

May 25th 2016 Monthly Meeting Minutes

Uno's Pizzareia & Grill 

5900 E. Virginia Beach Blvd. Norfolk, Va. 23502

Meeting Called to Order: 6:15 PM

Prayer By: Buzz Jones with Maximum 

Introductions By: George Wright with First Choice

Motion to accept last months minutes:  1st: Jimmy Murphy with Getem 2nd: George Wright with First Choice

Motion to accept last months Treasurers Report: 1st: Don Lenegar with Lenegars 2nd: Jimmy Murphy with Getem 

Speakers: John Singletary with Univar

John spoke on performing mosquito treatments successfully as well as selling them successfully. Chemical options in regards to these treatments, some of the dangers and pitfalls of these treatments. 

An issue was brought before the board in regards to assisting an elderly woman who has a termite situation. It has been decided that several inspectors from the TPCA will go out to the property in June and assess potential treatment options. The inspectors will be John Reid with Accell Termite and Pest, George Wright with First Choice, Daniel Wood with Reliance, Daniel Carr with Mares Exterminating and Jack Horsley with terminix. This inspection will be performed not as the individual companies but as the TPCA. John singletary with Univar and Scott Tolbert with Ensystex have graciously agreed to provide any neccessary chemicals at no charge for any treatments recommended. More information to come at next meeting.

Vendors Present:

Marcus Johnson with Residex

Alex Baxter with Forshaw

John Singletary with Univar

Elizabeth Hopkins with Legal Shield

Robert Wagner with Beskins and Assoc, Inc. (Insuarance)

 

April Minutes 2016

April 27th 2016 Meeting Minutes

Uno's Pizzaria & Grill

5900 E. Virginia Beach Blvd. Norfolk, Va. 23502

Meeting Called to order: 6:10 PM

Prayer: Buzz Jones With Maximum

Introductions by: George Wright with First Choice 

Motion to accept May meeting minutes: 1st: George with First Choice  2nd: Jimmy Murphy with Getem

Treasurers Report: Mick Mihalcoe  

Motion to accept Treasurers Report: 1st: Jimmy Murphy with Getem 2nd: Buzz Jones with Maximum

New Buisness: Agnes Shrum is back in treatments for cancer, please keep her in your thoughts and prayers and the board is looking into how we can help.

State technical meeting scheduled for September 21/22 2016.

Upcoming Speakers: May 25th- John singletary with Univar: Performing and selling mosquito work

Speakers:

Jeniffer Manke from Virginia 811 (Call before you dig) ran down the specifications on when to call, how to dig carefully when digging, and some of the liabilities involved with digging.

Dave McCormick with Syngenta spoke on the different structure types and how they propse challenges in regards to termite treatments, some of the pitfalls in modern construction and some of the difficulties in treatments with modern construction. 

Vendors Present:

Marcus Johnson with residex

Alex Baxter with Forshaw

John Singletary with Univar

Dave McCormick with Syngenta

Elizabeth Hopkins with legal Shield 

Beskin & Assoc. Insuarance

Scott with Ensystex

Door Prizes:

Biothor from ensytex- Protechs

Naturcide from Residex-George with First Choice

travel mugs from univar- Tony Wallace with Pestguard and William Watlington with Colonial

Case of Advion Ant Gel from Syngenta- Mark Keske with Weston

50/50: Little Keske-$34.25 ($34.25 to the chairty account)

Meeting Adjourned: 8:05 PM

 

March 2016 Meeting Minutes

March 23 2016 Meeting Minutes

Angelos Steak and Pancake House

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

 

Meeting Called to Order: 6:10 PM

Prayer By: Buzz Jones with Maximum

Introductions By: Dave Turner with Dodson

Motion to Accept the Minutes for February 2016:  1st: Jimmy Murphy with Getem 2nd: George Wright with First Choice

Motion to accept the Treasurers Report:  1st: Daniel Carr with Mares  2nd: Johnny Newall with Commonwealth

Old buisness:

The association is working on obtaining certificates for "asbestos awareness" traning from last months meeting.

NPMA has offered a sample "confined space" program that is OSHA compliant.

New Buisness:

Venue change for april meeting. We will be meeting at Unos in the janiff shopping center located at 5900 E. Virginia Beach Blvd. Norfolk, Va. 23502  Email reminders will be sent prior to meeting.

Upcoming speakers:

April meeting will be Dave Mccormick and a representative from 811 (Miss utility)

No Grievences to report

VPMA Liason Report:

a "pollinator protection" listening seminar was attended. Most of the industry and compliance concerns seem to be with the aggriculture applications.

The state technical meetin has been set for September 21/22 2016. (Date change from last year) See VPMA's website for more details.

Speaker: Anton Goodwyn with VDACS

Anton spoke in regards to any label or compliance changes. Reminders on how pesticide business inspections work as well in the field inspections. Information of the proper protocol for compliance, fines and working with regulators in general. Always good to have VDACS at the meeting, Anton is always punctual with his presentations, amicable in his responses and informative without instilling worry. Thanks as always for your time.

Vendors Present:

Marcus Johnson with Residex

Jason Leonard with Forshaw

Dick Olenych with Spectrum Printing (The Happy Printer)

Door Prizes:

Maxforce Roach Bait: Harry Sharpley with Conlonial

50/50:

Dave Turner with Dodson, $35 (and $35 to the charity account)

Motion to Adjourn:  1st: Daniel Carr with Mares  2nd: Jimmy Murphy with Getem

Meeting Adjourned: 8PM 

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