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Georgia-Pacific shares the art of handwashing

February 25, 2011
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ATLANTA — A gift from Georgia-Pacific Professional will help the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) highlight the health benefits of proper handwashing through a multi-media art exhibition called Watching Hands: Artists Respond to Keeping Well, according to a press release.

The exhibition is scheduled to open in September 2011 at the Global Health Odyssey Museum on the campus of CDC''s headquarters in Atlanta, the release noted.

The Watching Hands exhibit is supported through a contribution to the CDC Foundation and will showcase the importance of effective hand hygiene practices through various creative media, including: Vinyl installation; graphic design; video projection; drawing; painting; and sculpture, the release stated.

"CDC''s Global Health Odyssey Museum offers unique opportunities to share CDC''s work and health messages with the Atlanta community and the thousands of individuals who visit CDC from all over the world," said Charles Stokes, president and chief executive officer (CEO) of the CDC Foundation.

"We are grateful to Georgia-Pacific Professional for helping the CDC create this exhibit and promote hand hygiene in this artful, experiential way," Stokes added.

Click here to read the complete release.

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