Deb Group Launches Happy Hands Contest for K-12 Schools

CHARLOTTE, N.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Ready, set, draw! Deb
today officially opened its first Happy Hands Dispenser Design
Contest. The program promotes the importance of proper hand hygiene at
school in an artistic and creative manner by enabling students to design
their own soap dispenser. Schools can enter the contest online at
through November 15, 2016.

The contest will award the winning student in each category –
elementary, middle and high school – with a $200 gift card. Each winning
students’ school will also receive a $500 donation. The winning designs
will be custom printed for free on up-to 500 manual Deb soap/sanitizer
dispensers for use at the students’ school.

“Educating children and young adults about good hand hygiene practices
keeps both themselves and others healthy,” said Isabelle Faivre, Vice
President of Marketing, Deb North America. “That’s why we’re giving
schools the tools to make hand hygiene fun with easy-to-understand
awareness materials such as posters and activity books that can be
utilized throughout the school year.”

The Happy Hands dispenser design contest is open to all students in
grades kindergarten through 12. Submissions will be evaluated for visual
appeal, overall design, creativity and unique design elements. Schools
can get access to free hand hygiene resources by visiting

Representatives from the Healthy Schools Campaign will help select 10
finalists in each category. Between January 16 and February 19, 2017,
the public will be able to vote for their favorite design among the
finalists. The designs receiving the most votes in each category will be
announced on March 1, 2017.

“We’re thrilled to partner with Deb Group to promote the Happy Hands
contest in order to educate students about the importance of hand
hygiene at school beginning at an early age,” said Rochelle Davis, CEO
and President, Healthy Schools Campaign. “The contest will also show
students that handwashing can be fun.”

For more information regarding the Happy Hands contest, please contact
Christina Alvarez at
or 214-720-5943.

About Deb Group

Headquartered in the UK and with North American headquarters in
Charlotte, N.C., Deb Group provides dedicated skin care programs for a
wide range of industries and organizations that value their employee and
customer well-being.

In 2014, Deb Group acquired Stoko Professional Skin Care to become the
world’s largest specialist occupational skin care company. The combined
organization encompasses 23 companies operating in 19 countries, with
Deb products used over 150 million times every day. The Deb product
lines include Travabon®, Stokoderm®, Refresh,
Estesol®, Solopol®, Kresto®, Deb
InstantFOAM, Stokolan® and KrestoGT.

In 2015, Deb Group was acquired by SC Johnson, a privately held, family
company and one of the world’s leading manufacturers of household
cleaning products, and products for home storage, air care, pest control
and shoe care. To learn more, visit


Mulberry Marketing Communications
Christina Alvarez