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Pest Management Month

April 1, 2018

WHEREAS, pest management professionals are tasked with protecting society from the problems pests cause, including health issues, destruction of property, and damage to the environment; and 

WHEREAS, effective pest management in homes, businesses, and public places throughout our Commonwealth is an important factor in maintaining the health and well-being of all Virginians; and

WHEREAS, the Virginia Pest Management Association is a leader in the Commonwealth, and protects our environment by ensuring the safe and effective use of pest management materials; and

WHEREAS, the National Pest Management Association is committed to educating the public about the dangers to people and property posed by pests; and

WHEREAS, Pest Management Month offers all Virginians an opportunity to understand and appreciate the important role that pest management providers play in protecting their health and well-being;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Ralph S. Northam, do hereby recognize April 2018 as PEST MANAGEMENT MONTH in our COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA, and I call this observance to the attention of all our citizens.