United Church Homes’ Cottonwood Glen Apartments recognized for outstanding achievement

Cottonwood Glen Apartments was recognized for outstanding achievement in bringing awareness to residents by the Mississippi Tobacco Smoke Free Coalition of Leflore, Humphries and Carroll Counties. The apartment complex was one of the first chosen as a model for the smoke-free coalition and was presented the Smoke Free Champion Award.

From January through August, residents participated in an on-site educational training program conducted by Desiree Norwood, director of the Mississippi Tobacco Free Coalition. The coalition provided residents with the skills and knowledge to become smoke-free. Participants received a certificate of completion.

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About United Church Homes: United Church Homes, headquartered in Marion, Ohio, has been “Celebrating the Spirit” of seniors for more than a century. The faith-inspired nonprofit organization is one of the nation’s largest providers of senior living services, with more than 1,800 dedicated staff serving nearly 5,000 residents of all faiths in 74 senior living communities throughout 14 states and two Native American nations. UCH is in covenant with the United Church of Christ and welcomes residents of all faiths.
Media Contact: Alissa Paolella, Communications Coordinator, 740.382.4885 or apaolella@uchinc.org