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Mosquito Squad: National Mosquito Control Awareness Week June 21-27 »

June 16, 2015 at 8:16AM PDT | Source: Mosquito Squad

Backyard Hacks To Reduce Mosquito Population And Keep Your Family Comfortable And Bite Free
RICHMOND, Va. - June 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - As part of Mosquito Control Awareness Week, June 21 – 27, 2015, TV host and backyard expert Jason Cameron has teamed up with Mosquito Squad and its Squad of technicians to create the best hacks to keep backyards free of annoying, and often dangerous, mosquitoes.
Cameron's top hack? Walk your yard.
"Mosquitoes breed in standing water and water can accumulate in virtually every nook of a backyard, whether it's a small yard or a McMansion, if you're not out in the yard seeing what's out there, and keeping it clean, you're asking for mosquitoes to breed," Cameron said.
The Squad, the nation's leading firm specializing in mosquito and tick elimination, just signed its 170th franchise and is expanding quickly due to homeowner demand for services that eradicate bothersome and disease bearing mosquitoes...

Mosquito Squad And Yard Expert Jason Cameron Team Up To Teach Tick Tricks Of The Trad »

May 04, 2015 at 11:43AM PDT | Source: Mosquito Squad

Lyme Disease Awareness Month: Tips To Reduce Tick Exposure At Your Own Home From The Squad
RICHMOND, Va. - May 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/  - Wondering how to protect yourself and your family from ticks this spring and summer? Mosquito Squad, the national leader in tick and mosquito elimination has teamed up with licensed contractor, TV host and yard expert Jason Cameron to create easy DIY tips helping homeowners eliminate disease bearing ticks from their yards.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports 14 significant diseases, including Lyme disease, are carried by ticks. While tick species vary by region, the black-legged tick that causes Lyme disease is most prevalent in the Northeastern and upper Midwest regions of the United States and is responsible for the majority of Lyme disease reports...

Mosquito Squad Chooses Amplifinity To Grow And Automate Customer Referral Program »

April 21, 2015 at 9:13AM PDT | Source: Mosquito Squad

Ann Arbor, MI (PRWEB) April 21, 2015 - Mosquito Squad, North America’s largest and most trusted mosquito elimination and tick control company, has selected Amplifinity to build, automate, and manage their customer referral program, Share the Squad in order to increase customer and prospect engagement while also increasing demand generation quality and quantity.
Mosquito Squad, an Outdoor Living Brands company, recognizes the importance of fully automating referrals in a way that allows full participation at the franchise level while maintaining corporate-level support and sponsorship. Their customer-driven advocacy program allows Mosquito Squad customers to refer friends, neighbors, and family members. For every referred friend who becomes a client, the customer earns $25 as a thank you, and the friend saves $25 off their first Mosquito Squad treatment...

Mosquito Squad Launches Season With 37 New Locations, Licensed Contractor And TV Host Jason Cameron »

April 16, 2015 at 10:41AM PDT | Source: Mosquito Squad

RICHMOND, Va. - April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - Mosquito Squad, America's leading brand dedicated exclusively to controlling annoying outdoor pests like mosquitoes and ticks, is launching its mosquito control season with 37 new locations and the help of Jason Cameron, TV host and yard expert.
"The Squad" specializes in eliminating mosquitoes and ticks from outdoor living spaces and has been continually recognized as one of the fastest growing companies in America. In 2015, new service areas opened in Arkansas, Florida, Indiana, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Texas, Virginia and Wisconsin expanding the company's reach to more than 160 locations in 32 states and the District of Columbia.
According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), vector-borne diseases are among the most complex of all infectious diseases to prevent and control...

Mosquito Squad Gears Up For Spring Season With New Locations Ready To Battle Mosquito Borne Illnesses Including Chukungunya »

April 07, 2015 at 4:07AM PDT | Source: Mosquito Squad

Richmond, VA (PRWEB) April 06, 2015 - Spring is always a fantastic time of year. For many American Consumers, the thought of spring brings warm skies, green grass, bright flowers and the soft tweeting of birds to mind. For Mosquito Squad franchise owners and their corporate team, spring means warm weather and April showers which bring back puddles and pooling water, the mosquito’s breeding ground. A common misconception among consumers is that lakes, ponds and streams are naturally habitats for breeding mosquitoes. However, Mosquitoes cannot breed successfully in flowing water; they need shallow water away from fish and other predators to protect their larvae.
With the new breeding grounds the rain can bring, thousands of mosquitoes with begin invading outdoor spaces throughout the US and bringing with them the mosquito borne illnesses...

Mosquito Squad Recognized As Leading Franchise Concept By Entrepreneur Magazine's 2015 Franchise 500 List »

December 19, 2014 at 12:00PM PST | Source: Mosquito Squad

"The Squad" Only Mosquito Control Company Named to Prestigious List
RICHMOND, Va., Dec. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mosquito Squad (www.mosquitosquad.com), America's largest mosquito elimination and tick control brand, has been named to Entrepreneur Magazine's 2015 list of top franchise concepts. Ranking at number 343, Mosquito Squad is the only mosquito control firm to make the prestigious list.
For the past 36 years, Entrepreneur has compiled a list of most successful franchise concepts in the United States. Mosquito Squad, founded in 2006, has more than 160 franchise locations that specialize in eliminating mosquitoes and ticks from outdoor living spaces, so that Americans can enjoy their yards, business spaces and outdoor events...

Mosquito Squad Heads To Florida For Pest World To Meet With Area Business Owners »

October 21, 2014 at 4:47AM PDT | Source: Mosquito Squad

Richmond, VA (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 - Mosquito Squad is proud to be North America's first, best and most trusted choice to eliminate mosquitoes, ticks and the diseases they can bring to families and communities. Mosquito Squad will host area business owners and entrepreneurs as they attend the 2014 Pest World Convention on October 21-24 at The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort. Mosquito Squad has received the Inc. 5000 rating as one of the fastest growing privately held companies for four consecutive years.
"Mosquito Squad launched an awareness campaign with existing GHP license holders throughout the state of Florida and the team looks forward to meeting with existing business owners and entrepreneurs while attending this year's Pest Wold event"; stated Vice President of Operations for Mosquito Squad, Rob White...

Mosquito Squad Named One Of America's Fastest Growing Companies Fourth Year In A Row »

August 20, 2014 at 11:10AM PDT | Source: Mosquito Squad

Eliminating Mosquitoes & Ticks Leads to Ranking on INC. Magazine's Fastest Growing Companies List
RICHMOND, Va. - Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire - For the fourth consecutive year, Mosquito Squad, America's largest mosquito elimination and tick control brand, has been named as one of the fastest growing companies by INC. Magazine.
With a three-year sales growth of 303% and a number 1413 ranking of 5000 companies, Mosquito Squad is among the top third of fastest growing firms on the coveted annual list. Mosquito Squad's growth rate is more than three times the 90% average growth rate of other franchise companies on the list and remains among the fastest growing franchises on the INC. list. The company boasts over 150 franchise locations and specializes in eliminating mosquitoes and ticks from outdoor living spaces so that Americans can enjoy their yards, business spaces and outdoor events...

Mosquito Squad Announces New 3-Year Challenge To End Deaths From Malaria Via Cause Program With Malaria No More »

June 25, 2014 at 5:06AM PDT | Source: Mosquito Squad

100% of Franchisees Participate In Support of Partner Malaria No More
Richmond, VA (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 - Outdoor Living Brands, parent company of Mosquito Squad, North America's largest and most trusted name in mosquito control, has announced a new three-year program to help end malaria deaths worldwide. With 100 percent participation of all franchisees, Mosquito Squad aims to raise $250,000 by the end of 2016.
Dread's Challenge, named for Mosquito Squad's brand icon Dread Skeeter, will raise awareness for Malaria No More and $250,000 in secured donations by 2016. Since 2011, Mosquito Squad franchisees have supported Malaria No More with a variety of activities. Franchisees are encouraging customers and others to donate a dollar or more to the cause to support Malaria No More's Power of One (Po1) campaign which secures a life-saving test and treatment for a child in Africa for just a dollar...

Mosquito Squad Participates In National Mosquito Control Week June 22 - 28, 2014 »

June 18, 2014 at 6:04AM PDT | Source: Mosquito Squad

Experts Urge Homeowners To Eliminate The Lurking Threats In Your Backyard, Act To Help Decrease Mosquito Borne Illnesses Worldwide
RICHMOND, Va., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At the start of National Mosquito Control Awareness Week, Mosquito Squad is encouraging homeowners to proactively learn the steps to eliminate mosquitoes from their own yards, while helping to eradicate mosquito-borne illnesses worldwide.
As part of its mission to educate homeowners on mosquito control and make outdoor living more enjoyable, Mosquito Squad (www.mosquitosquad.com) has developed seven DIY, easy-to-follow steps, helping to eliminate the majority of mosquitoes from America's backyards. Concurrently, Mosquito Squad is urging the public to take both a local and global view of mosquito control by donating $1 to Malaria No More's Power of One (Po1) campaign, where a $1 donation provides a life-saving test and treatment for a child in Africa...

20 Years Of Business Experience Offers New Mosquito Squad Owner Solid Foundation »

May 27, 2014 at 9:33AM PDT | Source: Mosquito Squad

North Austin Location Opened Last Week
Pflugerville, Texas (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 - For 20 years, Karyn Brown worked in the insurance industry in various capacities – leadership, marketing, sales, communication, customer service, etc. When the idea of purchasing a franchise crossed her path, she knew she was ready to take that next step from employee to employer.
"I realized that I have a pretty well-rounded business background and that I know enough about all areas of business to run a business by myself," she said.
Brown learned about a Mosquito Squad franchise opportunity during a call with her FranNet consultant, Merri Cronk. "I loved the idea of buying a franchise because so much of the leg work is already done for you," Brown explained...

What We All Need To Do: DIY Tips Revealed By Mosquito Squad To Protect From Ticks And Mosquitoes »

April 24, 2014 at 5:05AM PDT | Source: Mosquito Squad

Lyme Disease In The Limelight With Debbie Gibson Diagnosis
RICHMOND, Va. - April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Lyme disease doesn't discriminate. While singer Debbie Gibson is the latest noteworthy individual to announce her fight with the illness, lifestyle guru Martha Stewart, actor Alec Baldwin and President George W. Bush have all been given the Lyme disease diagnosis. Some say conditions are ripe for an increase in infected ticks and Lyme Disease this spring and summer due to warming temperatures, a particularly snowy and wet winter and, a fluctuating white tailed deer and fox population.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), an estimated 300,000 Americans are being diagnosed with Lyme disease every year...

Outdoor Living Brands Names New Vice President & Overall Leader For Its Mosquito Squad Franchise Business »

April 02, 2014 at 11:39AM PDT | Source: Mosquito Squad

RICHMOND, Va. - April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Outdoor Living Brands has named Rob White to the position of vice president, Mosquito Squad. The announcement was made by Chris Grandpre, chairman & CEO of the firm.
Outdoor Living Brands is the nation's largest franchisor of outdoor lifestyle brands. Its Mosquito Squad business specializes in eliminating mosquitoes, ticks and other outdoor pests so homeowners can enjoy their yards, outdoor events and outdoor living spaces. With over 150 locations and more slated to open this spring, the company has been recognized as one of the country's fastest growing franchise concepts in 2013, 2012 and 2011 by INC. Magazine.
As vice president and leader of the Mosquito Squad division, White will oversee the team responsible for franchisee operational support and new franchise development, a role previously held by Boyd Huneycutt, co-founder of the Mosquito Squad concept...

Mosquito Squad Raises More Than $50,000 To Support Malaria No More »

November 13, 2013 at 5:39AM PST | Source: Mosquito Squad

RICHMOND, Va. - Nov. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire - Mosquito Squad leaders and franchisees attended the Malaria No More International Honors 2013 event held last night in New York City at Jazz at Lincoln Center's Frederick P. Rose Hall celebrating their support of Malaria No More. Mosquito Squad, a longtime supporter of the organization, raised more than $50,000 this year alone, in the fight against malaria.
Mosquito Squad attendees included Chris Grandpre and Scott Zide, chairman & CEO and president & COO, respectively of Outdoor Living Brands, the parent company of Mosquito Squad; Tom Olson, owner, Mosquito Squad of Twin Cities; and Patrick McKennon, owner, Mosquito Squad of Nashville.
"We are proud to support Malaria No More," said Grandpre...

Mosquito Squad Named To Inc. 500|5000 List For Third Consecutive Year »

August 20, 2013 at 12:30PM PDT | Source: Mosquito Squad

Among Fastest Growing Franchise Companies, Mosquito Squad Helps Americans Enjoy Outdoors Through Elimination of Disease-Carrying Mosquitoes and Ticks
August 20, 2013 // Franchising.com // RICHMOND, Va. - For the third year in a row, Mosquito Squad, America's largest mosquito elimination and tick control brand, has been named as one of the fastest growing companies by INC. Magazine. The announcement was made by Chris Grandpre, chairman and CEO of Outdoor Living Brands, parent company and franchisor of Mosquito Squad.
With a four-year sales growth of more than 296 percent and a number 862 ranking of 5000 companies, Mosquito Squad is among the top 20 percent of fastest growing firms on the coveted annual list.
Mosquito Squad is ranked 14th in the franchise category and remains among the fastest growing franchises on the INC...

Summer's Unofficial Start Boasts Bug Uptick: Top DIY Tips From Pros Revealed To Protect From Ticks And Mosquitoes »

May 24, 2013 at 5:03AM PDT | Source: Mosquito Squad

RICHMOND, Va. - May 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - The long weekend ahead kicks off the unofficial start to summer with outdoor parties, barbeques, parades and celebrations under the stars. However, a perfect storm of weather conditions over the past months have made conditions ripe for what is being predicted as a powerful crop of mosquito and tick populations to wreak havoc on outdoor plans.
Reported cases of Lyme disease continue to rise with more than 280,000 Americans being diagnosed since 2002, with an additional 30,000 diagnoses just last year. Lyme disease is the most commonly reported vector-borne illness in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). An illness that can have lifelong debilitating effects such as arthritis, fatigue and even neurological deficits, Lyme disease is caused by the bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi and is transmitted to humans through the bite of infected blacklegged or deer ticks...

Mosquito Squad Opens 100th Franchise In Southeast Georgia To Combat Mosquitoes And Ticks »

March 27, 2013 at 12:20PM PDT | Source: Mosquito Squad

Company Continues Expansion of the Nation's Largest Tick & Mosquito Elimination Brand
RICHMOND, Va. - March 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Mosquito Squad, North America's largest and most trusted tick and mosquito control brand, has hit a milestone with the opening of its 100th franchise location, Mosquito Squad of Southeast Georgia owned by Michael and Monica Fendley of Woodbine, GA.
Mosquito Squad specializes in eliminating mosquitoes and ticks from outdoor living spaces so homeowners can enjoy their yards, outdoor events, and outdoor living and dining spaces. Now with over 120 locations slated to open this Spring, the company has been recognized as one of the country's fastest growing franchise concepts in 2012 and 2011 by INC...

Mosquito Alert: National Mosquito Control Awareness Week »

June 20, 2012 at 9:49AM PDT | Source: Mosquito Squad

Five Tips You Need to Know to Keep Safe and Enjoy Outdoor Living
RICHMOND, Va., June 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) the summer of 2012 may be one of the worst on record in years for mosquitoes. But the upcoming "National Mosquito Control Awareness Week" (June 24 – 30) sponsored by the American Mosquito Control Association, is bad news for mosquitoes as it brings heightened attention on what Americans can do to protect themselves from the pesky and disease-bearing vectors.
Whether from the unseasonably warm spring or wet conditions, mosquitoes are already out in full force and several parts of the country have tested positive for the West Nile virus, which is carried by mosquitoes...

Mosquito Squad Mosquito Eliminator Dread Skeeter Speaks Out Against Pre-Marital Bugging »

May 17, 2012 at 8:51AM PDT | Source: Mosquito Squad

RICHMOND, Va. - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Breaking his long silence against soon-to-be brides who refuse to have their outdoor wedding garden areas and reception tents protected against mosquito bites, Dread Skeeter, the Mosquito Squad mosquito eliminator, has expressed his concern by retelling the tale of a newly married couple who made that mistake.
Duncan Spada, a Biewer Yorkie Terrier who hosts a YouTube channel to showcase this compelling story adds, “More than 2,350 people have seen this tale online on YouTube at http://youtu.be/Rpp8dDlXTWg."
In addition, interested parties can now see and hear Dread Skeeter himself retell this tale now on YouTube at http://youtu.be/R3eqEvYxAXg.
About Mosquito Squad
Approaching 100 franchise locations nationwide, Mosquito Squad is an Outdoor Living Brands company specializing in eliminating mosquitoes and ticks from outdoor living spaces...

Mosquito Squad Warns: You Better Be Protected Before You Get Married »

May 04, 2012 at 5:51AM PDT | Source: Mosquito Squad

RICHMOND, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mosquito Squad, the mosquito eliminator, advises that protection is the best course of prevention to stop mosquito bites from stopping the fun at outdoor weddings, special events, pool parties, barbecues, family reunions and everyday outdoor living.
As seen in its latest social media viral video on YouTube, “Susie and Jonathan Get Married,” Mosquito Squad tells the tale of how an outdoor wedding fiasco could have been prevented if Susie practiced pre-marital protection with Mosquito Squad’s Barrier Spray mosquito defense.
To see the dreaded mosquito-biting varmints eat wedding guests alive, watch this wedding story on YouTube at http://youtu.be/Rpp8dDlXTWg
About Mosquito Squad
Approaching 100 franchise locations nationwide, Mosquito Squad is an Outdoor Living Brands company specializing in eliminating mosquitoes and ticks from outdoor living spaces...

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