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R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company finalizes donation of Whitaker Park to local redevelopment group

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – April 13, 2017 – R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company (R.J. Reynolds) announced today that it has finalized the donation of a significant portion of the Whitaker Park manufacturing plant and certain surrounding properties to a local redevelopment group, WPDA, Inc. (WPDA). WPDA is a nonprofit corporation created by Winston-Salem Business Inc., the Winston-Salem Alliance and Wake Forest University, for economic and redevelopment purposes.