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Take the Pledge.

Get your company, nonprofit organization, school, or church to take our #LiveSugarfreed pledge.

 

We’ve developed healthy guidelines and materials to help.

Bronze: PROVIDE AND ENCOURAGE WATER

Organization-wide:

  • Provide drinking water at all meetings, conferences, and parties where food or beverages are served.
  • Post information about the benefits of water in highly-trafficked areas such as break rooms, bathrooms, and cafeterias.

In Vending Machines:

  • Require that water be stocked in at least 2 slots per machine, or supply free water next to vending machines.

In Cafeterias:

  • Require that all beverage fountains include low-calorie beverage options.
Silver: DISCOURAGE SUGARY DRINKS

Organization-wide:

  • Provide drinking water at all meetings, conferences, and parties where food or beverages are served.
  • Post information about the benefits of water and health risks of sugary drinks in highly- trafficked areas such as break rooms, bathrooms, and cafeterias.
  • Circulate memo discouraging provision of high-calorie sweetened beverages at meetings, conferences, and parties, and in kitchens, break rooms, and other places where complimentary beverages are available.

In Vending Machines:

  • Require that water be stocked in at least 2 slots per machine, at eye level or in the highest selling position.
  • Ensure that vending machines use no more than the bottom two slots for high-calorie beverages.
  • Sell water and low-calorie beverages at a lower price than high-calorie beverages.
  • Display total calorie count for each item, as sold, adjacent to each item.
  • Use promotional space on beverage machines (i.e., side and front graphic panels) to advertise only water and low-calorie beverages.

In Cafeterias:

  • Require that the majority of beverage options in fountains be low-calorie beverages.
  • Move high-calorie beverages away from eye level and to the lowest selling position, and move water and other other low-calorie beverages to eye level or in the highest selling positions.
  • Use promotional space on beverage fountains to advertise only low-calorie beverages.
  • Display total calorie content for each item, as sold, adjacent to item or at point of selection for all beverages.
  • Sell water at a lower price than high-calorie beverages.
Gold: DO NOT SELL, PROVIDE, OR PROMOTE SUGARY DRINKS

Organization-wide:

  • Provide drinking water at all meetings, conferences, and parties where food and beverages are served.
  • Post information about the benefits of water and health risks of sugary drinks in highly- trafficked areas such as break rooms, bathrooms, and cafeterias.
  • Provide only water and other low-calorie beverages at meetings, conferences, and parties, and in kitchens, break rooms, and other places where complimentary beverages are available.

In Vending Machines:

  • Ensure that machines sell only water and low-calorie beverages.
  • Utilize promotional space on beverage machines (i.e., side and front graphic panels) to advertise only low calorie beverages.

In Cafeterias:

  • Remove all high-calorie beverages from cafeterias and other places where drinks are sold.
  • Require that all drink choices in beverage fountains are low-calorie beverages.
  • Use promotional space on beverage fountains to advertise only low-calorie beverages.
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Pledges

Bronze

Aceros Auto Tech
Allandale Early Learning Center
Allstate Rhoten Insurance Agency
American Red Cross of Northeast Tennessee
Appalachian Physical Medicine
Barge Waggoner Sumner & Cannon
Bethel Presbyterian Church
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Tri-Cities
Birding Kingsport
Bloomingdale Baptist Church
Burk I.T.
Cameron United Methodist Church
Christian Life Center
Chuckey-Doak High School
Church of the Nazarene
City of Kingsport
Colonial Heights Christian Church
Contact Concern of Northeast Tennessee
Cox Tractor
DB Cyber Tribe
Dick’s Sporting Goods
Domtar Kingsport Mill
Dye Construction Company
Eastman Chemical Company
East Tennessee State University
Elite Manufacturing and Professional Services
Faith Apostolic Church
Farm Bureau Insurance-Kingsport
Fellowship of the Kings
Frontier Health
G&K Services
Greystone Health Care Center
Hair Benders Salon
Harvest Hope Community Gardens
Holston Business Development Center
Holston Valley Broadcasting Corporation
Holy Mountain Baptist Church
Jessica Newhart Attorney at Law
Jonesborough Church of God
Junior Achievement of Tri-Cities
Kingsport Center for Higher Education
Kingsport Community Church
Kingsport Primary Care PC
Kingsport Theatre Guild
Kingsport Times-News
Kingsport Town Center
Lamplight Theatre
LawnCare Solutions
Lighthouse Christian School
Lone Star Church
Lowe’s Home Improvement at East Stone Dr.
Lynn Garden Restaurant
M&M’s Property Management
Mafair Methodist Church
Marcum’s Pharmacy
Mattern & Craig
McKinney Appraisal
MeadowView Conference Center
Melton Construction Services
Michaels
Ming Garden
Mountain Region Family Medicine
Mount Rogers Health District
Northeast Church of Christ
Northeast Tennessee Master Gardener Association
Plum Tree
Preaching Christ Church
Precision Electrical Company
Preston Hills Presbyterian Church
Pure Foods
Qualified Tour Marketing
Quality Heat and Aire
Rock Heritage Baptist Church
Ross Camp Ground UMC
SBK/Kingsport Animal Shelter
Sea Islands Chamber of Commerce
State of Tennessee Forestry Division
Stowaway Storage of Kingsport
Sullivan Baptist Church
Sullivan County Department of Education
Temple Baptist Church
Tennessee Cash Cow
Tennessee Instrumentation Company
Tennessee Title Loans
The Pelican Financial Group
Town of Greeneville
Tri-Cities Auction and Sales
University of Tennessee Extension
Upper East Tennessee Human Development Agency
Virginia Department of Health, Office of Minority Health and Health Equity
Walker’s Shoe Repair
Walmart at Stone Drive
Warranty One Mobile Mower
Warriors Path State Park
Waverly Road Child Care Center

Silver

All About You
Appalachia Elementary School
BAE Systems
Bloomingdale Volunteer Fire Department
Boys & Girls Club of Elizabethton/Carter County
Boys & Girls Club of Greeneville & Greene County
Boys & Girls Club of Johnson City/Washington County
Byerley Construction Co.
Caring Touch Home Health, Inc
Carter County Health Department
Church Hill Health Department
Church Hill Intermediate School
City of Kingsport Wastewater Treatment Plant
Colonial Heights United Methodist Church
Counseling and Consultation Services / SteppenStone Youth Treatment Services
D & S Automotive
Daniel M Dietrich, DDS
Downtown Kingsport Association
Elydale Elementary School
Finish Line Parking
GBC Wellness Center
Girls Incorporated of Kingsport
Good Hope Garden Center
Goodwill Industries Processing Center
Greene County Health Department
Haggle Shop Antiques
Harvest Ranch
Healing Hands Health Center
Holston Medical Group
Holy Trinity Lutheran Church
Honda Kingsport
Indian Springs Armory
J. Mark Bowery Insurance
Johnson County Health Department
K-VA-T Food Stores -Food City
King University at Kingsport
Kingsport Child Development Center
Kingsport City Schools
Kingsport Housing & Redevelopment Authority
Kiwanis Towers
Lily Dale Church of Christ
Mark E Morison DDS
Moody Sprinkler Company
Moog Protokraft
Mountain States Health Alliance
Mount Vernon Independent Methodist Church
Northeast Regional Health Office
Northeast State Kingsport
Odd Jobs by Adam
Pool & Spa World
Regional Allergy Center
Regional Indian American Community Center
Robbins HVAC
Rogersville City Schools
Roofmasters
Shiloh Baptist Church
Sullivan County Regional Health Department
TCI Group – Jerry Petzoldt Agency
The Law Office of Todd East, Jeff Luethke and Zac Boggan
United Way of Greater Kingsport
Waverly Road Presbyterian Church
Wellmont Health System
Westview Church of Jesus Christ
Wheeler Childcare
Wise County/City of Norton

Gold

A-Hood Bonding
Abingdon Olive Oil Company
Allure Salon
AY Transport LLC
Bank of Tennessee, Kingsport branches
Bellafina Chocolates
Blackburn Childers & Steagall, PLC
Blue Ridge Properties
Bortz Graphix Plus
Boys & Girls Club of Greater Kingsport
Capital Bank
Center Salon
Central Baptist Church
Church Hill Lunch Box Program
Citizens Bank
City of Bluff City
City of Kingsport Office of Cultural Arts
Clark and Company
Colonial Heights Baptist Church
Colonial Heights Dental Group
CrossFit Kingsport
CrossFit Stone Mountain
Cumberland Marketing
Dobyns Bennett Trainers
Dr. L. Sean Mullins Orthodontics
Eldreth House Group Home
Everly
First Bank and Trust
First Community Bank
Fleet Feet Sports
Flight Athletic Academy
For The Love of Suds
Friends In Need Health Center
Greater Kingsport Family YMCA
Hancock County Health Department
HeadStart
Healthy Kingsport
Hope House
I Love Books Bookstore
Jacobs Process Analytics
KingsportARTS
Kingsport Ballet
Kingsport Chamber of Commerce
Kingsport Idol
Kingsport Printing
LandmarkGIS
Liberty Tax Service
Literacy Council of Kingsport
MMC Med Spa
Mobile Images
Mountain View UMC Youth
Pienkowski MD Clinic
Preferred Insurance Solutions
Premier Equipment
Premier Pharmacy
Pristine Springs
Providence Day Camp
River’s Edge Fellowship
Rural Resources
St. Paul’s Day School and Kindergarten
SCP Distributors
Shades of Grace
Simpson Clinic
St. Dominic Church
Susan G. Komen Tri-Cities
Tennessee Boot Co
The Beauty Bar
The Colorful Cottage
The Comprehensive Breast Center
The Spine Health Foundation
Total Evolutions Fitness
Tri-Cities Center for Cosmetic Dentistry
Tri-Cities Krav Maga
TriSummit Bank
Varsity Trophies
Virginia Oral Health Coalition
Wilson Worley PC
Workspace Interiors