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OKLAHOMA CITY (April 24, 2019) – The 13th Annual Southern Obesity Summit is coming to Oklahoma City October 28- 30, 2019. The Southern Obesity Summit (SOS) is the largest regional obesity prevention event in the United States, drawing hundreds of participants from 16 southern states.

Cottonwood OK (April 18, 2019) – Cottonwood Public School was honored on Thursday for their efforts to improve health through the Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust (TSET) Healthy Incentive Program for Schools.

To receive the $8,000 incentive grant, Cottonwood Public School 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 for a walking track for school and community use. 

Moyers, OK (April 17, 2019) – Moyers Public Schools was honored on Wednesday for their efforts to improve health through the Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust (TSET) Healthy Incentive Program for Schools.

To receive the $15,000 incentive grant, Moyers 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 install a walking track for school and community use, make playground improvements and plan to purchase an automatic external defibrillator (AED) for the gym.

McCurtain County (April 18, 2019) – Three McCurtain County Public School Districts were honored on Wednesday and Thursday for their efforts to improve health through the Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust (TSET) Healthy Incentive Program for Schools.

Lukfata Public Schools received a $15,000 grant and will be using the funds for playground equipment.

Valliant Public Schools received a $17,000 grant and will be using the funds for playground equipment and improvement.  

Porter, OK (April 5, 2019) – Porter Consolidated Public Schools was honored on Friday for their efforts to improve health through the Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust (TSET) Healthy Incentive Program for Schools.

To receive the $11,500 incentive grant, Porter Consolidated 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 for playground equipment and new bicycle racks.

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Thomas Larson
Director of Public Information and Outreach
405-521-4992
ThomasL@tset.ok.gov