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Oklahoma City, OK (March 28, 2017) - The TSET Board of Directors on Tuesday approved a $3,000 incentive grant award to Colcord Public Schools as part of the TSET Healthy Schools Incentive Grant Program.

The district plans on using the funds to improve the safety of the student pick-up area, sidewalk repair and to add fencing and an entrance gate.

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK (March 28, 2017) – The TSET Board of Directors on Tuesday voted to renew a $5.5 million annual grant to the Stephenson Cancer Center for the next five years to support the TSET Cancer Research Program. The grant will continue to support the cancer center’s efforts to earn National Cancer Institute designation, provide cutting-edge treatment and support research for adult and pediatric cancers in Oklahoma.

Oklahoma Youth to Stand Up Against Big Tobacco on Kick Butts Day
Tobacco Stops With Me supports youth efforts in creating tobacco-free lifestyle for themselves, their peers, and their communities

OKLAHOMA CITY (March 13, 2017) – With the youth-targeted hashtag of #iKickButts, the 2017 Kick Butts Day celebration encourages youth across Oklahoma to stand up for tobacco-free environments by attending events and exploring the resources offered by Tobacco Stops With Me.

Muskogee, OK (March 10, 2017) - Eight communities and two school districts were honored on Friday for their efforts to improve health and quality of life in their communities. In total, the communities and schools received $166,000 in TSET Healthy Incentive Grant funds for local projects to improve health.

Seminole, OK (February 17, 2017) – Seminole Public School District was honored on Friday 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, Seminole 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 playground and physical education equipment. 

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Julie Bisbee

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