Local resident Terry Howe is cashing in after staying smoke-free for the first week of the month of October.
Her $500 prize is a reward for her participation in the Canadian Cancer Society’s First Week Challenge Contest in association with Nicorette® and Nicoderm®, a monthly initiative that encourages tobacco users in Ontario to make a quit attempt for the first seven days of the month.
“I was motivated to take part in the challenge because I thought it would help me stay focused,” explained Howe.
She was no stranger to Smokers’ Helpline and took part in other smoke-free challenges in previous years, which shows that quitting smoking is not a one-time event but something a person does over time.
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