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Paul Hardy Celebrates 50 Years at Orkin

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Orkin recognized the contributions of Paul Hardy, who celebrated 50 years with the company, with a reception in his honor yesterday. Pictured are Rollins CEO, COO and President Gary Rollins (left) and Paul Hardy.

| February 15, 2011

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ATLANTA — Orkin recognized the contributions of Paul Hardy, who celebrated 50 years with the company, with a reception in his honor yesterday. Paul’s wife Judy as well as their children and grandchildren were in attendance.

Gary Rollins, CEO, COO and president of Rollins, congratulated Paul and made a special presentation at the reception. Tom Luczynski, vice president of Orkin international development, franchising and support services, also spoke at the reception and highlighted Paul’s career. 

Greg Baumann, director of technical services, and Ron Harrison, director of technical services, both spoke about what it is like working with Paul.

 

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