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OKLAHOMA CITY (Nov. 20, 2012) – The Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust’s Board of Directors is encouraging lawmakers to consider legislation that protects Oklahomans from toxic secondhand smoke.

OKLAHOMA CITY (May 17, 2012) -- The board of directors for the Oklahoma Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust on Thursday approved $186,000 in incentive grants as part of the trust’s Healthy Communities Incentive Grant program.

These grants will help municipalities to continue to work on projects that promote physical activity, wellness and overall community health. Communities certified by the Oklahoma Certified Healthy Communities program were eligible to apply for the grants.

OKLAHOMA CITY (May 17, 2012) -- The board of directors for the Oklahoma Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust on Thursday approved $186,000 in incentive grants as part of the trust’s Healthy Communities Incentive Grant program.

These grants will help municipalities to continue to work on projects that promote physical activity, wellness and overall community health. Communities certified by the Oklahoma Certified Healthy Communities program were eligible to apply for the grants.

OKLAHOMA CITY (Feb. 16, 2012) -- The board of the Oklahoma Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust on Thursday approved two unsolicited proposals that seek to improve the health of Oklahomans. 

The first proposal works to recruit and retain physicians to establish practices in rural Oklahoma. The second proposal approved Thursday helps remodel the state Capitol’s smoking room into a fitness center. 

OKLAHOMA CITY (Nov. 16, 2011) – The Board of Directors of the Oklahoma Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust (TSET) during its quarterly meeting approved a five-year, $30-million grant to the Peggy and Charles Stephenson Cancer Center creating the TSET Cancer Research Program, and awarded an additional $4-million increase to the Oklahoma Center for Adult Stem Cell Research (OCASCR) for the next four years.

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Julie Bisbee

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