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Pizza Factory Trying to Put an End to Bullying with Buddy Bench Donation

Wendy Howell – Williams News

With the donation of a new Buddy Bench, Pizza Factory and Williams Elementary – Middle School are hoping to eliminate bullying by creating a “No Bully Zone,” at the school and creating a friend zone where lonely students can connect with others.

The company, which has one of its 110 franchises located in the town, used the unveiling as an opportunity to talk to the students about bullying and what they can do to combat it. “When I was growing up the bullying wasn’t recognized as much as it is now, so this is a great way to initiate a place to them a place to start,” said Derrick Wortner, Williams Pizza Factory owner.

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Pictured below: Bob Riva, Maya Caldwell, Pizza Factory CEO Mary Jane Riva and Williams Pizza Factory owners Kendra and Derrick Wortner partner to provide a Buddy Bench at Williams Elementary – Middle School.

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