Target Specialty Products News   |   July 12, 2018

Target Specialty Products Raises Funds for PCOC Defense Fund at Annual Expo

Sylvia Kenmuir Elected to PCOC Board of Directors at the Event

SANTA FE SPRINGS, Calif. (July 12, 2018)Target Specialty Products, a leading provider of pest management products and solutions in the U.S. and Canada, along with co-sponsor Bell Laboratories raised $16,396 through the annual silent auction at the Pest Control Operators of California (PCOC) Annual Expo in Lake Tahoe, California. The funds will support the PCOC Defense Fund, which supports public education throughout the state.  The company is an active supporter of PCOC, a trade association and advocacy group based in West Sacramento, California that deals with critical issues facing pest control operators in the state.

“We’re proud to support the invaluable work PCOC does to improve industry standards and benefit pest management professionals throughout California,” said David Helt, president of Target Specialty Products. “This annual fundraiser is a great way to support their work dealing with critical issues that affect our industry.”

In addition to the fundraiser, Sylvia Kenmuir, Target Specialty Products’ director of technical training, was elected to PCOC’s board of directors. Kenmuir is a widely respected expert within the pest management industry and has been with the company for more than 30 years. Prior to her election to the board of directors, she served as chair of PCOC’s Rodent Management Stewardship Committee and is currently the chair of the West Coast Rodent Academy, which supports PCOC’s efforts in rodent management stewardship.

“Sylvia is well respected in the pest control industry and her depth of knowledge and experience will be important as we continue to face significant legislative and regulatory challenges in California,” said Chris Reardon, executive vice president of PCOC.

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