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MEDIA ADVISORY

For Release: October 12, 2000
Contact: Dick Gunn
405/271-5601
 

Re: Students Working Against Tobacco (SWAT)
Teen Summit 1 (TS1)
Date/Time: Thursday - Saturday, October 19-21
Location: The Westin Hotel, Oklahoma City
Objectives: This Teen Summit 1 (TS1) is the first summit led by Oklahoma teenagers that targets the tobacco industry that spent billions of dollars targeting them. About 300 teens from across the state will come together to help create and lead a tobacco-free generation. (Media Packets are available.)

Featuring: 

 

Oct. 19 -- The agenda features guest celebrities Winston model Dave Goerlitz and a mystery MTV guest to share their personal battles with nicotine addiction and tobacco industry manipulation. (Celebrity interviews will be available.)

Oct. 20 – teens create and shoot two television spots with help from video producers and work with a local public relations firm to develop the SWAT brand. Oklahoma State Department of Health
National Resource Center for Youth Services, University of Oklahoma

Oct. 21 – students hold a rally in Bricktown to present their demands to the tobacco industry. (Photo opportunities.)

Sponsors: Oklahoma State Department of Health
National Resource Center for Youth Services, University of Oklahoma

 

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