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8th Annual ‘Make It Your Business’ Employee Health and Wellness Conference May 21st in Tulsa

TULSA, OK – [May 15, 2014] – Oklahoma employers, businesses and companies will gather at OSU-Tulsa, 700 N. Greenwood Ave., on May 21st for the 8th annual ‘Make It Your Business’ employee health and wellness conference. Hosted by the Tobacco Free Coalition for Tulsa County, the conference will help local employers and organizations understand what it takes to create and implement an effective wellness program, how to create a culture of health, and how to inspire and engage their workforce toward behavior change. 

“Properly designed health promotion programs can positively impact an organization’s bottom line,” said Vice-Chair for the Tobacco Free Coalition for Tulsa County Gabrielle Harmening. “Attendees will benefit from the wide variety of speakers and breakout sessions and will leave with the resources, materials and strategies necessary for developing healthy cultures within their workplace.”

This year, the conference will feature two keynote speakers: Oklahoma State University Chief Wellness Officer Suzy Harrington, and Human Resources Institute, LLC, President Judd Allen, Ph.D.

Employers of any size are encouraged to register online for the conference at Human resource personnel, employee relations committees, wellness and prevention coordinators, productivity managers, and human resource consultants will greatly benefit from attending. Online registration ends May 20; however, attendees can still register in person on the day of the event. Registration includes breakfast, lunch, and a copy of Dr. Steven G. Aldana’s Culture Clash: How We Win the Battle for Better Health.

Additional sponsors include the Tulsa Health Department, Tulsa County Wellness Partnership, BlueCross BlueShield of Oklahoma, Oklahoma State University, Oklahoma Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust, American Cancer Society’s Cancer Action Network, Cancer Treatment Centers of America, and Muskogee Against Tobacco.

Tobacco Free Coalition for Tulsa County
The Tobacco Free Coalition is a CX grantee of the Oklahoma Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust serving Tulsa County and promoting smoke free environments, tobacco cessation and tobacco prevention.  For more information about joining the Tobacco Free Coalition contact Vanessa Hall-Harper,  or 918-595-4226.

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