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Posted: Friday, 06 September 2013 5:00PM

US Smokeless Tobacco Employees Give Back To Communities



Eighty-nine employees at US Smokeless Tobacco Company in Hopkinsville are giving back to the community in a big way. Altria Companies Employee Community Fund Committee spokesman, Ryan Dixon says they were excited to be able to raise 20-thousand more dollars this year than they did in 2012.


   
The $50,000 was spread between 10 nonprofits based in Hopkinsville and Madisonville. Challenge House Board member, Toni Riley says the money will be put to good use.


   
Christian County Rescue Squad Deputy Chief Lucas Stagner says they will be using the funds to purchase needed equipment.


   
Funds were also donated to the Boys and Girls Clubs of Hopkinsville-Christian County, the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Madisonville-Hopkins County, Branch Outreach, Dyslexia Association of the Pennyrile, Kentucky Association of Food Banks Inc, Kentucky Harvest Inc, Family Advocacy Center in Hopkins County, and Sanctuary Inc.  Click here to see pictures.

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