Last Chance to Reserve Seats for the 'Champions of Health' Awards
Reservations accepted through October 6
There's just enough time to reserve your seat at the 7th annual Champions of Health awards ceremony and dinner featuring Emmitt Smith, former Dallas Cowboys running back, as keynote speaker. Reservations are available for $50 each and may be purchased through Wednesday, October 6 by calling 866-876-4376.
Champions of Health honors individuals and organizations who are making a difference in the health of Oklahomans. Five winners will be recognized at the 2010 awards ceremony on Oct. 18 at the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City. The reception begins at 6 p.m. and the dinner begins at 7 p.m. Autographed memorabilia by Emmitt Smith will be available for purchase during live and silent auctions on the evening of the event.
Table sponsorships and proceeds from the auctions will benefit the Oklahoma Caring Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization that provides low-income Oklahoma children with free immunizations and basic access to health care. For more information, go to championsofhealth.org. The highest honor of the 2010 Champions of Health awards will go to "Farm to You," the Children's Health Champion and recipient of the Dr. Rodney Huey Memorial Champion of Oklahoma Health award.
Other winners include Champion of the Uninsured – Rylyn Meacham Center, Bethany; Champion of Senior Health – RSVP of Central Oklahoma, Oklahoma City; Community Health Champion – Oklahoma Area Health Education Centers at the Center for Rural Health Sciences, OSU Center for Health Sciences, Tulsa; and Corporate Health Champion – OU Physicians, Oklahoma City. Read detailed descriptions of the winners and finalists online at www.championsofhealth.org.
The Champions of Health awards program is presented by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma, the Oklahoma Hospital Association, the Oklahoma Osteopathic Association, the Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, the Oklahoma State Department of Health and the Oklahoma State Medical Association.