Champions of Health

Sept. 17, 2021

Winners announced for virtual Champions of Health Awards featuring Keynote Speaker Brooke Shields

Actress, model and author Brooke Shields will serve as keynote speaker for the virtual Champions of Health Awards from 4-5 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2021. For sponsorship opportunities and to register for free for the virtual event, visit

Presented by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma (BCBSOK), the 18th annual Champions of Health Awards will honor individuals and organizations working to improve the health of Oklahomans. All sponsorship proceeds from the virtual event benefit The Oklahoma Caring Foundation, Inc., a 501(c)(3) organization that provides Oklahoma children with immunizations at no charge through its Caring Van program.

The Center for Individuals with Physical Challenges (The Center), a Tulsa-based non-profit organization dedicated to providing opportunities for individuals with physical challenges, is the recipient of the Dr. Rodney L. Huey Memorial Champion of Oklahoma Health, the highest honor of the Champions of Health Awards. The Center is an adaptive recreational facility where youth and adults with physical challenges can reap the benefits of programs and opportunities to meet their individual needs and goals.

As the overall winner, The Center will receive a $15,000 grant, and winners in remaining categories receive a $5,000 grant. For a full list of winners and finalists, click here.