2014 News Releases

12/3/14 OAC Gives Away More than 500 Memberships in Honor of #GivingTuesday

12/2/14 OAC Gives back in Honor of #GIVINGTUESDAY by Giving Away 250 Free OAC Memberships

10/8/14 Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) Set to Host Your Weight Matters Local Event in Boston During ObesityWeek

10/6/14 Obesity Action Coalition’s (OAC) 3rd Annual Your Weight MattersSM National Convention Breaks Attendance Records with More than 500 Attendees ALL Shining Together

8/26/14 OAC Calls on Amazon, Apple, Google and Microsoft to Remove Fat-shaming Applications from
Online Stores

8/21/14 OAC Member, Sarah Bramblette, Wins HealthCentral.com’s LiveBold Anti-Stigma Photo Contest

8/14/14 OAC Awards More than $10,000 in Scholarships for Individuals to Attend the Ground-Breaking Your Weight Matters National Convention

8/4/14 The OAC and the YMCA of Central Florida Partner to Offer FREE One-day Health and Wellness EXPO for Floridians Wanting to Learn More about their Health and Weight

7/31/14 OAC Joins Forces with the YMCA of Central Florida to Tackle the Obesity Epidemic

6/25/14 OAC Launches Scholarship Program to Help Individuals Wanting to Learn More about Their Weight and Health Attend the 2014 Your Weight Matters National Convention

6/11/14 OAC Applauds the American Medical Association on Supporting Patient Access to Evidence-based Treatments for the Disease of Obesity

5/13/14 OAC Releases Spanish Version of the Your Weight Matters Campaign Toolkit

5/1/14 Obesity Action Coalition, The Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity and The Obesity Society Release Guidelines for Media Portrayals of Individuals Affected by Obesity

4/7/2014 OAC Unveils Unprecedented Agenda of Weight-related Topics and Line-up of World Renowned Experts for the 2014 Your Weight Matters National Convention

2/21/14 OAC Releases Pricing Information, Registration Date Opening and Theme for the 2014 Your Weight Matters National Convention

1/2/14 OAC Welcomes Ted Kyle, RPh, MBA, as Chairman of the Coalition and Announces New Board Members
for 2014



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