▪ Mosquito Squad, a mosquito and tick elimination franchise, has has opened in Lexington. Mosquito Squad of Lexington is owned and operated by husband-and-wife team Kevin and Jackie Eby, and services communities throughout Central Kentucky including Lexington, Nicholasville, Versailles and Richmond. First-time franchisees, the Ebys have lived in Lexington for nearly 30 years.
Founded in 2005 and sponsor of Malaria No More, Mosquito Squad specializes in eliminating mosquitoes and ticks from outdoor living spaces so that homeowners can enjoy their yards, and outdoor living and dining spaces. For more info, go to Lexington.MosquitoSquad.com, call 859-403-0004 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
▪ Heather Ballard has joined Cruise Planners, part of the American Express Travel Representative network, a home-based travel agent franchise. Affiliation means Ballard can offer travelers pricing on cruises and destination wedding packages, private cruise sales, as well as cabin upgrades and special amenities such as shore excursions, discounted fares, travel gifts and more. As a Cruise Planners travel adviser, Ballard also provides specialized land vacation and tour packages to destinations around the world.
▪ AMR Management Services, a Lexington-based company that provides professional services to a variety of local, regional, national and international nonprofit trade associations, professional societies and foundations, has launched an Education and Engagement Design Department.
“It is critical that event organizers take a purposeful approach to planning every aspect of the conference experience. This type of design thinking ensures all stakeholders get the most out of their events and the new department will work with all of our client teams on strategies to accomplish just that,” said Molly Marsh, director of Education and Engagement Design.
To learn more about AMR’s Education and Engagement Design department, go to Amrms.com/Education-and-Engagement-Design.
Compiled by Dorothea Wingo