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2011-05-11 09:33:00

ATLANTA, May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Rollins Inc., a nationwide consumer services company (NYSE: ROL), today announced a major partnership with the University of Kentucky to conduct extensive bed bug research. Through the collaboration, Rollins will donate approximately $200,000 for a multi-year study on bed bug biology, behavior and control aspects, which researchers hope will result in enhanced treatment and prevention methods. Rollins' support is the first programmatic funding for bed...

2011-05-04 15:30:00

ATLANTA, May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Rollins, Inc. (NYSE: ROL) announced today that the company will participate in the Barclays Capital Global Services Conference, to be held May 11-12, 2011 at The Westin Boston Waterfront Hotel in Boston, Massachusetts. Harry Cynkus, Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer will make a presentation on Thursday, May 12, 2011 at 1:55 p.m. EDT. The presentation will provide a corporate overview, highlight the services Rollins provides...

2011-05-02 15:30:00

ATLANTA, May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Rollins, Inc. (NYSE: ROL) announced today that the company will participate in the Knight and Houlihan LoKey Investor Forum: Re-emerging Opportunities, to be held, Monday May 9, 2011 at the W Hotel New York in New York, New York. Harry Cynkus, Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer will make a presentation on Monday, May 9, 2011 at 8:30 a.m. EDT. The presentation will provide a corporate overview, highlight the services Rollins...

2011-04-14 14:12:00

PARSIPPANY, N.J., April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Experts at Western Pest Services, a New Jersey-based pest control company with branches throughout the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions, warn that recent weather conditions are creating the "perfect storm" for spring termite activity. Western Pest Services has already seen increased termite activity compared to this time last year. "The harsh winter in the northern U.S., followed by warm, wet spring temperatures, provide conditions that...

2011-04-13 15:30:00

ATLANTA, April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Rollins, Inc. (NYSE: ROL), a premier North American consumer and commercial services company, today announced that it will release its First Quarter 2011 financial results for the period ended March 31, 2011 on Wednesday, April 27, 2011. In conjunction with its release, the Company will host a conference call to review the Company's financial and operating results on Wednesday, April 27, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time. Individuals wishing to...

2011-04-08 15:30:00

ATLANTA, April 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Rollins, Inc. (NYSE: ROL) announced today that the company will participate in the 15th Annual Burkenroad Reports Investment Conference, to be held Friday, April 15, 2011 at The New Orleans Sheraton Hotel in New Orleans, LA. Harry Cynkus, Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer will make a presentation on Friday, April 15 2011 at 10:30 a.m. Central Time. The presentation will provide a corporate overview, highlight the...

2011-04-01 15:30:00

ATLANTA, April 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Rollins, Inc., a premier North American consumer and commercial services company (NYSE: ROL), announced today share repurchases for the first quarter of 2011 totaling 256,284 shares of its $1 par value common stock at a weighted average price of $18.90 per share. In total, 2,281,962 additional shares may be purchased under previously approved programs by the Board of Directors. The program does not have an expiration date. Rollins, Inc. is a...

2011-03-21 08:03:00

ATLANTA, March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- March 20 marks the first day of spring, bringing warmer temperatures and sporadic rain showers to the Southeast. Whether gardening, spring cleaning or playing outdoors, people are livelier with the change in weather, and they aren't the only ones. Termites are becoming increasingly active as well. Atlanta-based pest control leader Orkin has reported a recent increase in termite calls at some Southeastern branches, including those in Florida and South...

2011-03-16 15:32:00

ATLANTA, March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Rollins Inc., a nationwide consumer services company (NYSE: ROL), announced today that the company, through its wholly owned subsidiary Orkin, has established a new international franchise in Shanghai, China. This franchise is Orkin's first in China. "The commercial growth that China continues to experience both nationally and through the establishment of operations by numerous foreign companies provides us with a tremendous opportunity to...

2011-03-07 15:30:00

ATLANTA, March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Rollins, Inc. (NYSE: ROL) announced today that the company will participate in the 13th Annual Credit Suisse Global Services Conference, to be held Monday, March 14, 2011 at The Phoenician in Phoenix, AZ. Gary Rollins, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer and President and Harry Cynkus, Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer will make a presentation on Monday March 14, 2011 at 8:00 a.m. MST. The presentation will...


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