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To build partnerships that provide comprehensive tobacco
prevention and treatment programs, and policies to reduce the
medical, economic and emotional burdens that tobacco places
on our community.
Board Members
Chair- Tom Peterson
Douglas Chung
Dave Cuneo
Melissa Chillag
Barb Meconis
Larry Mitchell
Bill Wright
2008
Year in Review
MISSION:
To build partnerships that provide comprehensive tobacco prevention
and treatment programs, and policies to reduce the medical, economic
and emotional burdens that tobacco places on our community.
www.tobaccofreepartners.org
616-248-9165 or 616-0=975-0123
Suite 112 F
Sponsors
Platinum: METRO Health
Priority Health
Saint Mary’s Health Care
Spectrum Health
Gold:
Pfizer
Silver:
Zeeland Community Hospital
Bronze:
Advantage Health Physicians Network
Michigan Medical PC
The West Michigan Physicians Network
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Advantage Health
Healthier Communities
Lowell Physician Group
Metro Health
Priority Health
Spectrum Health
Tobacco Free Partners
Zeeland Community
Hospital
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19 Programs offered
12 Locations
175 People Registered
90 -100 attended
70% of the graduates quit
smoking at end of
program
Facilitators
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Lisa Lach
Jodie Vokes-Seese
Laura Van Heest
Jil Palmer
Cindy Lanning Burch
Libby Stern
Pat Patterson
CORPORATE
PROGRAMS
Corporate Contacts 2008
• Ridgeview Industries
• NuCraft
• Hasting Mutual
Insurance
• NuWool
• Pennock Hospital
• Meijer Gardens
• New Brunswick
Industries
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School Specialities
Kent Company
Great Lake Fasteners
Action Fabrication
Grand Rapids
Community College
• Grand Valley
University
• Muellers Industries
Corporate Contacts cont 2008
• Health Plan
Advocates
• Asian Center
• MAC Health Club &
Fitness Center
• Steel Supply &
Engineering GR &
Kalamazoo
• Health & Safety
Associates
• Barry County
Business Association
• Lowell Health Fair
• Living without Tobacco
• Corporate Referrals
• On-going support in program development
GRANTS:
Smoke Free Hospital Campus –
Michigan University of MI
Linda Thomas
Support for City of Grand Rapids
Smoke Free Workplace
Blue Cross Blue Shield Grant – TATU Program
Coming in 2009
• TFFG in Spanish –
– Recruit Sponsors
– Translation of Materials
– 2 Facilitator already trained
• Tobacco 101 – Individual Counseling with
minimal fees for service
• Joint Education Projects - partnered with
Pfizer - ALAM
Thanks You
• Pfizer
• GlaxoSmithKline
Product Information
Coupons
Education Opportunities
• American Lung Association of
Michigan
• American Cancer Society
• American Heart Association

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