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Bayer Teams Up with the GDPCA to Treat Homes in Need

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Greater Dallas Pest Control Association members treated 100 homes in need with Maxforce FC Fire Ant Bait.

| November 19, 2009

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. – In a struggling economy, giving back to those in need is more important than ever.  Bayer Environmental Science was pleased to join the Greater Dallas Pest Control Association (GDPCA) in its thirteenth year of participation in the city of Dallas’ “People Helping People” initiative, a program that partners local companies with volunteer organizations to provide services to families and homes in need. 

For its part, members of the GDPCA gathered help from all over in the Greater Dallas area to donate their time for pest management at the designated homes.  Pest management professionals (PMPs), company managers, and distributors did their part to volunteer.  Fifty volunteers met in the morning before being assigned two houses apiece, where they provided a general pest control treatment.  This year, Bayer contributed Maxforce FC Fire Ant Bait to help treat severe infestations in 100 homes.

“Bayer was more than happy to have the opportunity to participate in a program like this, and benefit those in need by doing what we do best,” said Joe Grippi, senior sales specialist, Bayer Environmental Science.  “Fire ants are a serious public health pest, especially in Texas. Maxforce FC Fire Ant Bait controls fire ant colonies in less than five day, and these quick results helped residents of the homes live more comfortably in less time.”

This is the GDPCA’s 13th year participating, and the program’s popularity is steadily increasing. Bob Sanford, president of the association, estimated that there was a 25 percent increase in volunteers this year compared to 2008.  “I think everyone is hearing more and more about the unfortunate situations people are in due to the economy and they want to give back,” Sanford says.  “The members of our association realize that these people are part of our community, and we want to lend a hand.”

For more information on Maxforce FC Fire Ant Bait, visit www.BackedbyBayer.com.
 

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