FPMA Newsletter

 

May, 2020 

 
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A MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT
 
UPDATES
In these uncertain times, FPMA is putting the health and safety of our members and staff at the forefront. To that end, the FPMA HQ staff is staying safe by working at home. Our office is designed to operate seamlessly in a work at home situation, so we remain 100% operational and it's business as usual. We are ready and able to assist with any needs that you have. Please feel free to contact us at info@flpma.org or by phone at 407-293-8627 with any questions or concerns
 
Here's what Commission Nikki Fried wants you to know about the pest control industry.


Thank you, Commissioner Fried for your faith in FPMA and our members!
 
 
There's  a  lot of information and important updates concerning our industry and your business to stay on top of right now.

To make sure you don't miss anything, you can find an archive of the most important messages on our website. You can read them
 HERE.
 
COVID-19 Resource Section on FPMA's Website
Given the sheer volume of information and the number of people we need to reach, FPMA will be using its website to post information and resources about the COVID-19 crisis as they become available. 

The COVID-19 Resource tab on the website now has four new dropdowns:

COVID -19 Industry News & Updates  - for breaking and general news 
Florida State COVID-19 News, Updates, & Information Resources - for breaking state news & links to State Agencies
Business Toolkit - for information about how to navigate your business through the crisis

Covid-19 General Resources - for links to Federal Agencies like the CDC
Webinars - for video playback of special FPMA COVID-19 related webinars  
 
Visit the COVID-19 Resources Pages
 
FPMA Partners with UF and Industry Leaders for Free CEUs and Business Education
FPMA and UF partnered for two weeks of free CEUs in CORE, GHP, L&O, and WDO. The classes were highly attended and attendees found them very useful. We were able to provide everyone who attended the full sessions with their CEU certificates electronically. If you still need CEUs, please email us at info@flpma.org and let us know what you need. If there is enough interest, we will try to set up another round of classes. 

Please watch your email and check our website frequently to keep up-to-date with free CEUs and Business Webinars. We'll be adding new opportunities all month.
 
Visit the FPMA Events Calendar
 
Pay Your FPMA Dues and Renew Your Membership Online 
Our ability to continue to provide you with valuable services and benefits depends income from member dues. The window to renew your dues and continue to receive your benefits is narrowing.
 

Renewing your membership dues and engaging with the Association has never been more compelling or easier! You can quickly pay your dues online by logging in to the FPMA website. If you prefer to pay by check, please contact FPMA at 407-293-8627.

To, login today, pay your dues and start leveraging your membership: 
1.) Go to 
www.flpma.org.  In the box entitled username, enter your email address and click forgot password.
2.) You will be sent to a password reset page.  Please follow the instructions.
3.) Once you have set your password, return to the main page by clicking the FPMA logo, and log in using your newly-created password.
4.) You will be sent to your Profile Page.
From your Profile Page you can:
- Renew your membership
- Update your profile
- Update your directory listing (My Directory Options allows you to manage what the public accesses when they   do a Directory Search for a Pest Management Professional)
- List jobs
 
Pay your dues online
 
 
UPCOMING EVENTS
Member Only Events
 

SHAPING YOUR BUSINESS FOR THE RE-OPENING AND BEYOND -

Free Member-Only Webinar
 
Wednesday | April 6 | 1:00 PM

Go "Behind the Scenes" with three of FPMA's Past Presidents to find out:
  • What lessons they learned and how those lessons are shaping their plans to reinvigorate their businesses going into the re-opening and beyond.
  • What existing or new technologies are they considering using, under what circumstances, and why?
  • How will protocols morph or change going forward and how will those changes be communicated to employees and customers.
Join us in an open exchange of practical and actionable information followed by Q & A lead by:
 
Anne-Marie Tulp
Adam's Pest Control
Keith Ruebeling
Larue Pest Management
J. Bryan Cooksey III
McCall Services

Don't go into the re-opening without the benefit of learning from your peers and knowing you did what you could to stay current, relevant, and strong.
 
 
Register Now
 
 
Watch your email and check our website for information about more exciting upcoming FPMA webinars designed to help you navigate your business through the COVID-19 crisis.
 
FPMA Events Calendar
 
Public Events
 

Save the Dates!
2020 Region 5 Autobahn Networking Event | Jacksonville | Postponed until further notice
2020 Region 5 Clayshoot Tournament | Dec 1 | Jacksonville 
2021 EXPO | Jan 19-21 | Embassy Suites by Hilton | Lake Buena Vista South
FPMA In Paradise Summer Conference | St, Pete Beach | Postponed - Watch for Details!



Regional Meetings
To do our part in Social Distancing, FPMA Regional meetings are canceled until further notice. Visit our website to keep up-to-date.

More information about meetings in your region can be found on our website by clicking the Regional Meetings box.
 
FPMA Regional Meetings
 
NEW MEMBERS
PMP
68 Ventures | Spanish Fort, AL
Amazon Jack, LLC | Lake Worth
Shoreline Turf & Pest Control | Palm Coast
Johnson Pest Solutions | Fort Lauderdale
20/20 Pest Property Inspections, LLC | Lake Mary
Florida Lawn Solutions | Panama City Beach
 
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