RICHMOND, Va., April 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Mosquito Squad, the largest and most trusted mosquito and tick control franchise in North America, today launched its Protect Your Squad campaign to educate consumers and build awareness about mosquito protection.
"The risk of Zika in America is growing, and it's our duty to ensure everyone not only knows how to protect themselves, but also their families, friends, pets, Co-workers and so on," said Amy Lawhorne, vice president of Mosquito Squad. "The Protect Your Squad campaign gives us an opportunity to push mosquito prevention to the forefront of the existing narrative by providing consumers with facts about the current mosquito climate, easy ways to stay protected and a platform to help us drive our message."
To kick off Protect Your Squad and further fuel conversation among consumers, Mosquito Squad is launching the #protectmysquad social media photo contest. To enter, participants must post a photo of a squad they want to protect to Facebook, Twitter or Instagram using the hashtag #protectmysquad, tagging Mosquito Squad on the respective platform and sharing where they're from. The winner will receive a full season of America's #1 mosquito elimination solution – the original Mosquito Squad Protective Barrier Treatment.
The contest is open for entries beginning today, April 17, through Friday, May 19. Once entries close, Mosquito Squad will select one winner at random and announce them on social media on Friday, May 26.
"We're eager to engage with people from communities across the country and give them the tools they need to stay informed on effective ways to ward off mosquitoes and prevent the spread of disease. We take our position as industry leaders seriously and always strive to remain a valuable resource for consumers everywhere," added Lawhorne.
Founded in 2005 and proud 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. Since Mosquito Squad's partnership with Malaria No More, a nonprofit global health organization with the goal of ending malaria deaths in Africa, they have raised more than $300,000 to help fuel the fight against malaria.
For additional #protectmysquad contest details, full terms and conditions and to keep up with entries, visit www.protectmysquad.com.
ABOUT MOSQUITO SQUAD
With over 200 franchise locations nationwide, Mosquito Squad specializes in eliminating mosquitoes and ticks from outdoor living spaces, allowing Americans to enjoy their yards, outdoor living spaces, special events and green spaces. For more information, visit http://www.MosquitoSquad.com, http://www.MosquitoSquadFranchise.com and http://www.OutdoorLivingBrands.com
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