Duncan Bannatyne appointed first President of No Smoking Day

first_img AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis  40 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. Duncan Bannatyne appointed first President of No Smoking Day Tagged with: Celebrity Events Entrepreneur and anti-tobacco campaigner Duncan Bannatyne OBE has become the first President of the charity No Smoking Day.He will support the charity by encouraging businesses to support the campaign as well as acting as spokesperson for No Smoking Day.No Smoking Day 2009 takes place on 11 March and is the 26th annual campaign.Bannatyne, who has a clause in his will disinheriting any of his children who take up smoking, said: “The campaign message is ‘take the first step’. If, by supporting No Smoking Day, I can help one person to take a step towards quitting then I believe that my role as President will have been worthwhile”.No Smoking Day is organised by a charity of the same name run by four full-time staff. The charity says that last year 1.2 million smokers gave up smoking on No Smoking Day.www.nosmokingday.org.uk Howard Lake | 7 November 2008 | Newslast_img read more