Tobacco Free Starke County is promoting a statewide stop smoking contest known as “Quit Now Indiana.”
This contest is designed to encourage smokers to make an attempt to quit using tobacco products and have a chance to win cash prizes up to $2,500 for remaining tobacco free for 31 days. To be eligible to win, you must be 18 years of age and older, be a legal resident of Indiana, be a current tobacco user and stay tobacco free from Oct. 1 through Oct. 31. The registration period concludes Sept. 30. Contest winners will be drawn at random and will be tested to make sure you are tobacco free to be eligible to claim a prize.
Anyone interested may sign up at First National Bank of Monterey in North Judson, First Farmers Bank and Trust in North Judson, the North Judson clerk-treasurer’s office, or at the North Judson-Wayne Township Library. In Knox, you can sign up at the Starke County Health Department, the Health Linc office, Dr. Alexander’s office, Dr. Browne’s Office, Porter-Starke Services or the WIC office. In Winamac, sign up at the Pulaski County Health Department, Dr. Curtis’ office or Dr. Kauffman’s office.