President Of Campaign For Tobacco-Free Kids To Address The City Club Of Cleveland

Speech by Bill Novelli to Highlight Key Issues in the National Struggle Over Tobacco and Explain Why 1998 is Shaping up as a Critical Year i

Jan. 8 1998

Washington, DC - On Friday, January 16, CAMPAIGN FOR TOBACCO-FREE KIDS’ President Bill Novelli will speak before The City Club of Cleveland, one of the premier speakers’ forums in the country. He will address the epidemic of tobacco use (use among high school seniors is at a 19-year high), the difficulties involved in changing the nation’s tobacco culture and marketplace practices, and the important litigation and Congressional legislation that are moving forward. Novelli is the co-founder and former president of Porter/Novelli, the fourth largest public relations agency In the United States. He also served as executive vice president of CARE, the international relief and development organization. He is a recognized leader in the international emergence of social marketing -- the application of marketing principles and practices to social change. The City Club of Cleveland was founded in 1912 and is the oldest continuous speakers series in the nation. Recent speakers include: President Bill Clinton, Secretary of State Madeline Albright and Attorney General Janet Reno. The CAMPAIGN FOR TOBACCO-FREE KIDS is the largest initiative ever undertaken to decrease youth tobacco use in the United States. Its mandate is to focus the nation's attention and action on keeping tobacco marketing from seducing children, and making tobacco less accessible to kids. WHO: William D. Novelli President, CAMPAIGN FOR TOBACCO-FREE KIDS WHAT: The City Club of Cleveland Speakers’ Series WHERE: The City Club of Cleveland 850 Euclid Avenue Cleveland, OH

 

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