During the month of October, employees at Colony Pest Management(right) were encouraged to wear Colony pink hats on the job to build awareness, offer support and foster hope for those fighting breast cancer. Any employee who made donations to the American Cancer Society during the month of October had those donations matched by the company.

Modern Pest Services announced it acquired Paramount Pest Control of Boston, Mass. Paramount was founded in 1993 and is a well-known provider of commercial pest control services in the Boston metro region. “With the acquisition of Paramount we strengthen our market position and increase our presence in and around Boston,” said Modern Pest Services President Scott Stevenson. “This is an important step in our strategy to expand in Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island.”

Tucson, Ariz.-based Arizona Pest Control is celebrating 70 years of service to Tucson and Southern Arizona. “Since 1947, Arizona Pest Control has provided responsible pest control to homeowners and business owners in our community,” said Owner Bruce Tennenbaum. “Because we are a homegrown, local company, it is our responsibility to minimize the impact we have on the environment.”

Atlanta-based Arrow Exterminators announced the merger and acquisition of BugMaster Exterminators, a full-service company specializing in residential and commercial pest and termite control with locations in Mobile and Daphne, Ala. This transaction further strengthens Arrow ‘s presence in the Gulf Coast region of Lower Alabama and allows Arrow to expand and reach more residential and commercial customers with a full line of services.

Terminix Service, Columbia, S.C., has released a ranking of the most active termite cities across its service area in South Carolina, Western North Carolina and the Central Savannah River Area of Georgia. Based on the number of termite service calls and appointments, Mount Pleasant, S.C., is ranked first. Visit http://ow.ly/AtxC30glfGX for the entire list.

Jacksonville, Fla.-based Bug Out Service announced the acquisition of Pro Lawn-Plus/All Seasons Pest Control, which expands Bug Out’s presence in this market and adds more than $1 million in annual revenue and 3,600 customers. Pro Lawn-Plus/All Seasons Pest Control has been operating in the Jacksonville market for more than 30 years, offering lawn and shrub care, pest management and termite control services. A total of seven employees will join the Bug Out team.

Phoenix Pigeon Control Company recently expanded its operations to serve the entire Valley of the Sun, including all cities surrounding Phoenix, Ariz. The company focuses on pigeon control, removal and deterrent.