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2013-11-12 16:25:37

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 &...

2013-05-01 04:22:22

RICHMOND Va., May 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- While warmer weather and increased outdoor activities finds more Americans outside, it also puts them at greater risk for encountering ticks and contracting Lyme disease. At the start of May's National Lyme Disease Awareness Month, Mosquito Squad (http://www.mosquitosquad.com) is on watch and has tips to help homeowners tick-proof their yards and outdoor spaces. Reported cases of Lyme disease continue to rise with more than 280,000 Americans being...

2012-06-20 06:26:19

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...

2012-05-01 10:24:13

RICHMOND, Va., May 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- For more than 250,000 Americans, the bite of a deer tick meant the start of a life changing disease. With record warm temperatures and the start of May's National Lyme Disease Awareness Month, Mosquito Squad (http://www.mosquitosquad.com) is on watch and has six tips to help homeowners tick-proof their yards. Lyme disease is the most commonly reported vector-borne illness in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control...

2012-03-27 06:22:13

RICHMOND, Va., March 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- For more than 250,000 Americans, the bite of a deer tick meant the start of a life changing disease. Record warm temperatures and a decrease in the food supply for the deer ticks that carry the disease mean a surge in Lyme disease cases this year, according to Lyme experts. Mosquito Squad, the country's largest tick elimination firm, (http://www.mosquitosquad.com) is on watch and has six tips to help homeowners tick-proof their yards. "There...

2012-03-19 10:22:14

RICHMOND, Va., March 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As the weather turns warmer, Mosquito Squad, www.MosquitoSquad.com, North America's largest and most trusted mosquito elimination and tick control company, is joining forces with Malaria No More (www.MalariaNoMore.org) to help the organization achieve its goal of ending malaria deaths in Africa. Mosquito Squad, who has committed more than $50,000 to the effort, is mounting a local campaign to underscore the need for mosquito nets in Africa via...

2011-08-24 11:22:00

RICHMOND, Va., Aug. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Fresh on the heels of a record-breaking second quarter, Mosquito Squad, America's largest mosquito elimination and tick control brand, announced today that it 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 three-year sales growth of 496 percent and a number 646 ranking of...

2011-05-25 10:30:00

RICHMOND, Va., May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Just in time for Memorial Day and the outdoor entertaining season, Mosquito Squad (www.mosquitosquad.com), America's leading company dedicated to eliminating mosquitoes and ticks, is providing tips to help Americans take back their yards. While generally a nuisance, mosquitoes and ticks can carry dangerous diseases such as West Nile and Lyme disease. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate that nearly 300,000 Americans have been...

2010-03-18 02:00:00

RICHMOND, Va., March 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Mosquito Squad, the mosquito exterminator, is happy to announce that it has recently launched its new mosquito control and thought leadership website at http://www.mosquitosquad.com. "We are the leaders in mosquito control, and our old website wasn't illustrating that," says Larry Spada, Vice President of Branding and Marketing for Mosquito Squad. "This site is now a great place to go whether you are looking for information on insects, how to...