Proceeds from sale of sports drinks goes to area schools

From left: Joe Bishman, County Market manager; Nick Nelson, Viking Coke representative; Marvin Berghammer, Viking Coke representative; Matt Lattimore, North Branch High School activities director. Photo supplied
From left: Joe Bishman, County Market manager; Nick Nelson, Viking Coke representative; Marvin Berghammer, Viking Coke representative; Matt Lattimore, North Branch High School activities director.
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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: Pine City High School, East Central High School, Rush City High School, Mora High School, Chisago Lakes High School and Monticello High School.

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