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GP Pro launches Great American Worker contest

March 26, 2012

ATLANTA — Georgia-Pacific Professional is hosting the Brawny Industrial Brand Great American Worker contest to honor the champions of America''s workforce, according to a press release.

The company is seeking individuals who combine a history of workplace safety and high work productivity with a commitment to community involvement for the chance to win a Ford F-150 truck, the release stated.

"As part of our commitment to excellence, we are excited to give workers across the country an opportunity to be recognized for their achievements both in their workplace and in their community," said Bill Tracey, vice president of Georgia-Pacific Professional''s wiper category.

"Georgia-Pacific Professional is proud to support the tireless workers who go above and beyond their duties every day. We look forward to another year of celebrating America''s unsung heroes," Tracey added.

According to the release, now in its second year, the contest adds new elements: Potential Great American Workers have the opportunity to nominate themselves and ask their supporters and communities to vote for them.

Nominations will be accepted until July 8, 2012, and can be submitted by clicking here, the release noted.

Those who wish to nominate themselves will be required to compose a short essay describing how they demonstrate the qualities and characteristics of a Great American Worker, the release added.

Click here to read the complete release.