BugBytes Vol. 7 Issue 7

Posted By: Lydia Crabtree Bug Bytes,

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November 3, 2023  |  Vol. 7 Issue 7
In keeping with PestVet's commitment to supporting Veterans in our community, they are sponsoring a wounded vet and their family for the holidays. 

The Razzano Family has been selected. They are headed by Captain Jonathan Razzano, an Army Veteran awarded the Bronze Star for services against the Taliban. Captain Razzano and his wife Heather have ten children. 
Jonathan Son 17
Ezra Son 16
Hannah Daughter 15
Liz Daughter 14
Zoe Daughter 13
Zek Son 12
Josh Son 12
Abigail Daughter 10
David Son 8
Eliza Daughter 5
Captain (Chaplain) Razzano enlisted in the United States Army in 1995 as an artilleryman serving in the 3rd Infantry Division based at Fort Stewart, Georgia. Chaplain (Captain) Razzano served in the Field Artillery, U.S. Army Reserve as an intelligence analyst, Georgia National Guard as an Army Chaplain, and as the Battalion Chaplain the 1stBattalion, 121st Infantry Regiment, 48th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (light). The 48th Brigade conducted direct combat against the Taliban and various terrorist and insurgent groups.

PestVets has created an Amazon registry containing all the Christmas wish items. 
CLICK HERE ->https://www.amazon.com/baby-reg/veterans-committee-december-2023-atlanta/22IT0QRUS4VYC
  • The Registry name is “VETERANS COMMITTEE
  • Items costing under $25 are available to purchase.
  • Items over $20 are available for “Group” gifting which allows anyone to contribute a portion of the cost. 
  • All items are set to ship to GA PestVet Co-Chair office where they will be organized and delivered.
  • Can I purchase something that is not on the wish list for them?
    • All purchases and donations must be made through the Amazon registry. 
  • Will we get an update when they receive their gifts?
    • Yes, GPCA PestVets will send out a correspondence email once the family has received all their donations.
Razanno's Holiday to Remember

Herb Mason Wins B&G Raffle

Herb Mason (pictured below) was the B&G Raffle Winner from the South Georgia Conference. Thanks to Oldham Chemicals for sponsoring this giveaway. 

Georgia Pest Control Association's Athens Winter Conference will be held on Tuesday, January 9th, Wednesday, January 10th, and Thursday, January 11, 2024.

Hotel Information

The University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education & Hotel SOLD OUT!

Alternative Hotel Available
Springhill Suites

220 South Hull Street, Athens Ga 30605

Below is the online booking link. Guests can also call 706-850-2072 and use code PCC for reservations.

Book your group rate for the Georgia Pest Control Winter Conference

If you get a room at the Springhill Suites we will provide parking passes to park at the UGA Continuing Education and Hotel parking deck.


Schedule Coming Soon!

Sponsoring and Exhibiting

If you are interested in exhibiting or sponsoring this event please reach out to Regina Robuck at regina@gpca.org. She will be happy to work with you on the package that works best for you.


We are selling raffle tickets to win the following prize:

 Tickets are $5 each or 3 for $10. Drawing will be at lunch on the final day of the conference; however, you do not need to be present to win.

Thank you to Oldham Chemicals for providing the prize.

Register Today!
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