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Knockout Pest Control Offers Aid to Long Beach

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The company is providing free services to resident and business impacted by Hurricane Sandy.

| November 28, 2012

Arthur Katz

MINEOLA, N.Y. — Nassau County (N.Y.) legislator Kevan Abrahams (D-Hempstead) announced that Knockout Pest Control, Uniondale, N.Y., will offer pest management to residents of Long Beach that have been impacted by Hurricane Sandy.

Knockout will offer free pest management services up to $100,000 for the next 90 days for Long Beach properties affected by the storm.

“I’m very grateful to Arthur Katz [president of Knockout] to step up in this time of need and help people in Long Beach recover and get back on their feet,” Abrahams said.

“Following the catastrophic flooding that we had, ensuring our city’s safety is critical, and we are extremely grateful for folks like Arthur who are helping to take the financial burden off our residents,” added Jack Shnirman, Long Beach city manager.

Katz said, “The employees of Knockout are eager to step up to help residents and commercial property owners of Long Beach in order to avoid unnecessary ill health effects from rodents and vermin. We are proud to stand shoulder-to-shoulder with fellow Long Island residents.”

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