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Walk N’ Roll on Walk or Bike to School Day on October 4

OKLAHOMA CITY (September 28, 2017) – Shape Your Future encourages students, families, communities and schools across Oklahoma to get their daily 60 minutes of physical activity by “walking n’ rolling” during the 21st Annual Walk or Bike to School Day on Oct. 4.

Alva, OK (September 12, 2017) – Alva Public School District was honored recently for their efforts to improve health through the Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust (TSET) Healthy School District Incentive Grant program.

To receive the $5,000 incentive grant, Alva Public Schools put a variety of policies and strategies in place to promote health and wellness for students and staff.  The district will use grant funds to purchase cafeteria equipment.

Arnett, OK (September 11, 2017) –Arnett Public School District was honored on Monday for their efforts to improve health through the Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust (TSET) Healthy School District Incentive Grant program.

To receive the $3,000 incentive grant, Arnett Public Schools put a variety of policies and strategies in place to promote health and wellness for students and staff. The district will be using the grant funds to purchase physical activity equipment.

Oklahoma smoking is at an all-time low with just 19.6 percent of Oklahoma adults smoking and obesity among Oklahoma adults declined for the first time since 2011, according to data released in August by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

 

September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

OKLAHOMA CITY (September 6, 2017) – Shape Your Future and the Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust (TSET) offer valuable, free resources to promote good nutrition and physical activity options for Oklahoma families during National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month.

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Julie Bisbee

Julie Bisbee
Director of Public Information and Outreach
405-521-4992
julieb@tset.ok.gov