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Entries in WOHF (28)

Monday
Oct282013

School Presentations on Oral Health

The Washington Oral Health Foundation (WOHF) is active this school year, with a number of oral health presentations already lined up for fall.  Last Wednesday, WOHF saw its first high school group, presenting on the importance of good oral health and the dangers of tobacco and meth use.  60 students at West Auburn Senior High School in Auburn WA received information and engaged in discussion about the effects that cigarettes, spit tobacco and methamphetamines have on the body.  “We are an alternative high school,” said Noreen Kebba, the family and consumer science teacher at West Auburn, “so our students really need this information.” 

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Tuesday
Oct152013

WOHF MEETS WITH SCHOOL NURSES TO DISCUSS ADOPT-A-SCHOOL; VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

The Washington Oral Health Foundation (WOHF) has supported school nurses for years through the Adopt-a-School program, which links dental offices with local schools to provide emergency care to students who lack access to care or a dental home.

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Wednesday
Aug212013

READY TO EDUCATE IN YOUR COMMUNITY? PLAN A SCHOOL PRESENTATION WITH WOHF!

It’s that time of year again — students across the state are headed back to school.  It's a great time to plan and schedule school presentations to educate children in your community about the importance of good oral health.  

The Washington Oral Health Foundation has built relationships with Washington schools for more than 15 years, and would be happy to assist in connecting you to a local school for a presentation.

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Monday
Jun242013

BLUE SKIES AT THIRD ANNUAL WOHF GOLF CLASSIC presented by AmericanWest Bank

Part of the Component Cup's winning team, Dr. Steven Kwan strategizes before a shot. Photo by Meryl Schenker PhotographyFor the first time in its three-year history, golfers playing in the WOHF Golf Classic presented by AmericanWest Bank weren't slogging through the rain. The gloom that shrouded the area earlier in the week had completely cleared by the time the tournment started on Saturday, June 15, leaving nothing but blue skies and brilliant sunshine for the 67 golfers from around the state. The event was a success for the Foundation, rasing in the neighborhood of $40,000 — but it was also a great success for the players, who got to play in "pristine Pacific Northwest conditions," according to Ruth Abate, Foundation Director.

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