FOR RELEASE: April 5, 2005
CONTACT: Pamela Williams
Office of Communications
State Employees to Rally TODAY to Support Governor’s New Health Initiative for State Employees
||A walk and rally at the State Capitol to launch Gov. Brad Henry’s new State Health Initiative for a Strong and Healthy Oklahoma.
||Today -- Wednesday, April 6, 1:30 p.m.
||South Steps of State Capitol
Employees from the state capitol complex and OU Health Sciences Center will walk from their respective offices to rally on the south steps of the State Capitol.
||Oklahoma State Health Commissioner Dr. Michael Crutcher and other officials will lead Oklahoma State Department of Health employees on their walk to the capitol beginning at 1 p.m. from the Stanton L. Young fountain at the OU Health Sciences Center.
||The goal for this rally is to support Gov. Henry’s effort to focus attention on wellness programs for state employees and to call attention to worksite wellness programs that both public and private employers can utilize to improve their employees’ health.