Cigarette Butt Cleanup downtown Wrangell, Alaska; November 5, 2019.

Great American Smokeout Cigarette Butt Pickup Downtown Wrangell

From Tammi Meissner, Health Educator, SEARHC

The Wrangell High School Cheerleaders assisted Tammi Meissner, Wrangell SEARHC Health Promotion, with picking up cigarette butts, on main street of downtown Wrangell on 11/5/2019 in celebration of this year’s Great American Smokeout held nationally on the third Thursday of each November.  GASO falls on November 21 this year.  13.4 pounds of butts were picked up by the group.

Here is a link to the American Cancer Society website that explains GASO in case you need more information:  https://www.cancer.org/healthy/stay-away-from-tobacco/great-american-smokeout.html

Left to right: Wrangell High School cheerleaders Aaliyah Messmer, Aria Chase, Brodie Gardner (elbows on table), Kira Torvend, Haven Jack, and Coach Stephanie Cartwright

Left to right: Wrangell High School cheerleaders Brodie Gardner, Haven Jack, Aaliyah Messmer, Kira Torvend and Coach Stephanie Cartwright.

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