NEW YORK (August 12, 2008) – Pfizer Animal Health announced a new program that provides veterinarians and animal health suppliers an opportunity to support their local FFA chapters. For eligible purchases of Pfizer Animal Health vaccines, a donation will be made on the customer’s behalf to the local FFA chapter of his/her choice.
The program’s donations can assist FFA chapters with classroom materials, educational opportunities, travel to the national convention and more. The program also provides veterinarians and suppliers with an opportunity to engage young FFA students in discussions about rewarding careers in animal health.
The offer is valid on purchases of Bovi-Shield GOLD®, CattleMaster® GOLD™, ONE SHOT®, ONE SHOT ULTRA® and ScourGuard® 4K/4KC made from Aug. 1 to Nov. 30, 2008. Producers are encouraged to talk to their veterinarian or animal health supplier about these disease prevention products, and the opportunity to help support FFA students in their communities.
For more information, please contact your local Pfizer Animal Health representative, veterinarian or animal health supplier today.
Pfizer, Inc. (NYSE: PFE), the world’s largest research-based pharmaceutical company, is a world leader in discovering and developing innovative animal vaccines and prescription medicines. Pfizer Animal Health is dedicated to improving the safety, quality and productivity of the world’s food supply by enhancing the health of livestock and poultry; and in helping companion animals live longer and healthier lives. For additional information on Pfizer’s portfolio of animal products, visit www.PfizerAH.com.
The National FFA Organization, formerly known as the Future Farmers of America, is a national youth organization of 500,823 student members - all preparing for leadership and careers in the science, business and technology of agriculture - as part of 7,358 local FFA chapters in all 50 states, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. The National FFA Organization changed to its present name in 1988, in recognition of the growth and diversity of agriculture and agricultural education. The FFA mission is to make a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education. Visit www.ffa.org for more information.
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