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Perdue, Inc. Receives Smoke-Free Business Award

In Local News on July 30, 2009 at 8:37 am

WASHINGTON, Ind. – The Daviess County Tobacco Prevention and Cessation Coalition has tapped Perdue, Inc. for Daviess County’s Smoke-Free Business Award. ITPC Project Coordinator Sally Petty presented a certificate to the business on July 29 in honor of their new smoke-free policy.

Perdue Smokefree Award

“This is a great step for encouraging our associates to be smoke-free and healthy,” said Kip Tucker, Safety Supervisor for the Washington Complex.

Perdue enacted the policy May 18 to improve the health and well being of their 750 associates at the Washington plant.

“We are proud of the excellent example Perdue is setting for our business community by providing a healthy smoke-free environment and cessation benefits to their employees,” said Petty.

For a free toolkit about implementing smoke-free policy at your business, contact Petty at 812-698-0232 or sjk19@hotmail.com. For free help to quit smoking, call the Indiana Tobacco Quitline at 1-800-QUIT-NOW.

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