Indiana Pest Management Association Hosts Summer Meeting

Indiana Pest Management Association Hosts Summer Meeting

The Indiana Pest Management Association gathered in Lafayette, Ind., for continuing education, dinner and an auction to raise scholarship funds.

Lafayette, Ind. — PMPs across Indiana gathered at the Holiday Inn City Centre in Lafayette, Ind., from July 15-16, for the Indiana Pest Management Association (IPMA) Summer Meeting.

The event kicked off with a golf tournament and a Lafayette Aviators baseball game outing. The meeting provided continuing education opportunities, dinner and an auction to raise scholarship funds.

IPMA President Scot Wright welcomed attendees to the annual meeting. Presenters included Scott Robbins, technical director at Action Pest Control; Fred Whitford, director of Purdue Pesticide Programs; Todd Brown, Northern regional sales manager at BASF; Ameya Gondhalekar, associate professor at Purdue University; and David Scott, pesticide administrator with the Office of Indiana State Chemist.

The silent auction raised over $7,000 for student scholarships.

Corporate sponsors included Veseris, Target Specialty Products, Bell Labs, Catchmaster, BASF and R. Pro Partners.

IPMA is a not-for-profit organization that promotes education and training for those in the pest control industry. Each year, IPMA provides scholarships to individuals attending an institute of higher learning.