CORY STOPKA, VIKING COCA-COLA, Activities Director Thayne Johnson, and staff member Larry Tschritter during the presentation for the amount of $726.25. (Submitted photo.)

Sales of Powerade products goes to area high schools

Submitted Article
Viking Coca-Cola Bottling Company is directing a portion of its sales of the products Powerade and Powerade Zero back to participating area high schools under a program called “Powerade 4 Schools.”  
Money will be collected on all Powerade and Powerade Zero products sold throughout the Viking Coca-Cola Bottling Co. territory and then divided to high schools based on a percentage of purchased beverages. 
For more information visit the Viking Coca-Cola Company website at http://vikingcocacola.com/community/powerade-your-school/.
The program’s goal is to encourage active lifestyles through the support of school athletic programs, within the Viking Coca-Cola Bottling Co. franchise territory.
Other participating area high-schools include:  Becker High School, Big Lake High School, Buffalo High School, and Monticello High School.
 

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