Tidewater Pest Control Association



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 

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.


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

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