SOURCE: U.S. Chamber of Commerce

U.S. Chamber of Commerce

September 04, 2015 16:49 ET

U.S. Chamber Foundation, Greater Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to Host Better Health Forum

Event to Focus on How Local, Regional Businesses Can Promote Healthy Practices

WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwired - September 04, 2015) - The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation (USCCF), in conjunction with the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), will host the second regional forum of the "Better Health Through Economic Opportunity" campaign. The forum -- the second in a ten-city, two-year campaign developed by the USCCF in partnership with the RWJF -- will focus on how local and regional businesses can empower healthier individuals and communities in the areas of education, employment, and increased income.

Additionally, you can view Oklahoma City Mayor Mick Cornett discussing the forum here.

Marc DeCourcey, Vice President, Corporate Citizenship Center, U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation
Roy Williams, President and CEO, Greater Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce
Gary Cox, Executive Director, Oklahoma City-County Health Department

A full list of speakers is available here.

Oklahoma City's "Better Health Through Economic Opportunity Forum"

Thursday, September 10, 2015
12:30 - 6:00 p.m. CDT

Oklahoma City-County Health Department
Northeast Regional Health & Wellness Campus
2600 NE 63rd Street
Oklahoma City, OK 73111

Credentialed members of the media are invited to attend. Please register by emailing Kirsten Fedewa at

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation is dedicated to strengthening America's long-term competitiveness and educating the public on how the free enterprise system improves society and the economy.

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is the world's largest business federation representing the interests of more than 3 million businesses of all sizes, sectors, and regions, as well as state and local chambers and industry associations. @USChamber

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