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OKLAHOMA CITY (September 8, 2021) ­— In Oklahoma, 1 in 3 kids aged 10-17 are overweight or obese, and childhood obesity has continued to rise rapidly during the COVID-19 epidemic. This National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month, Shape Your Future and Swap Up, programs of the Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust (TSET), are providing free resources to help Oklahoma kids and their families address issues related to obesity early and take back control of their health.

OKLAHOMA CITY (September 2, 2021) ­— This college football season, three Oklahoma organizations are partnering to encourage Oklahomans to drink more water and live healthier lives. Shape Your Future, a program of the Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust (TSET), has joined Oklahoma State University Athletics and University of Oklahoma Athletics to provide free water bottles and water filling stations at home football games. Shape Your Future will also launch a new quiz contest, which promotes healthy living. Quiz participants are entered in a giveaway for free OU or OSU tickets and prizes. 

OKLAHOMA CITY (Aug. 30, 2021) ­— Oklahoma public school districts and school sites can soon apply for TSET Healthy Incentive Grants. The application period will open on Wednesday, September 1, 2021, and end at 4 p.m. on Friday, October 1, 2021.

OKLAHOMA CITY (Aug. 27, 2021) ­— The Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust (TSET) Board of Directors passed three resolutions Thursday affirming TSET’s mission and structure and calling for action on emerging nicotine products and tobacco control laws. The unanimous votes came at the Board’s regular meeting on August 26.

OKLAHOMA CITY (August 25, 2021) - State Superintendent of Public Instruction Joy Hofmeister has appointed Tulsa pediatrician Dr. Runako Whittaker to the Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust (TSET) Board of Directors.  

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Thomas Larson
Director of Public Information and Outreach
405-521-4992
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