Friday, October 12, 2012

Smoke-Free Housing: The Smart Investment for Property Managers

Area Apartment Owners and Managers are Invited to Attend Lunch and Learn on Smoke-Free Policies for Multi-unit Housing   


Thursday, October 18th


Fairmont Pizza Ranch

1101 North State Street


Join the Cottonwood-Jackson-Faribault-Martin-Watonwan Statewide Health Program (CJFMW SHIP) and learn how a smoke-free policy can help protect your investment and save you money.  Topics to be covered include how to work successfully with residents, how to effectively implement a policy on your property, and answers to common legal questions.


This free lunch and learn will feature guest speakers Kara Skahen from the Live Smoke Free program in St. Paul and Warren Ortland, a staff attorney from the Public Health Law Center in St. Paul.  Both have extensive experience assisting landlords throughout Minnesota in adopting smoke-free policies for their properties.  Bonnie Frederickson, Public Health Nurse and community specialist with CJFMW SHIP also will be available to review the resources available locally to help property owners and managers develop smoke-free policy.


Pre-registration is needed by Saturday, October 13.  RSVP’s can be made online at   Questions on this event can be directed to Bonnie Frederickson, CJFMW SHIP Community Specialist at or by calling 507-831-5091.                                           


This event is made possible through local funding to Human Services of Faribault and Martin Counties in collaboration with Cottonwood and Jackson Counties Community Health Services and Watonwan County Human Services. For more information, visit or 

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