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An Interview with Candace

CPR News

March 2023

Candace Oates was interviewed by Colorado Public Radio.

"Her whole life built up to this: a new effort to help people live healthier, starting in childhood."

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Meet Candace Oates

Canvas Rebel

October 2023

Candace Oates was honored to be featured in Canvas Rebel magazine as a health & wellness professional/leader in the community and for the work done through our non-profit organization.

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Inspiring Conversations

Voyage Denver

March 2023

Candace Oates was honored to be featured on the Voyage Denver website discussing the mission of OAA. 

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2024 Women Leaders

Passion Vista International Magazine

Cover Feature- Spring, 2023

Conquering Arenas – A Woman’s Tale from Boxing Rings to Boardrooms

Candace was interviewed for the Passion Vista magazine and was featured on the cover as part of their Women Leaders to Look up to article.

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Non-profit Spotlight

The Influence Magazines, NOCO

September 2022

In September of 2022, OAA was profiled in the Johnstown, Colorado Influence Magazine!  The profile highlights the organization's dedication to health & wellness education.

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Candace's Weight Loss

Success Stories

Candace has been an inspiration to many.  Click below to read her weight-loss success stories.


Global Business Forum

Candace is honored to travel to Mumbai, India to receive this amazing award. Providing educational health and wellness in-person classes to our underprivileged youth in order to create equal learning opportunities is a passion of OAA. Proper education can change future situations and has the potential to save generational lives. Obesity Awareness IN Action is determined to socially change the world. 


Marquis Who's Who

Candace and OAA were selected for the prestigious Marquis Who's Who, 2024 edition. OAA was nominated by a fellow business and selected based upon our dedication to educate as many people in Health and Wellness with the purpose of saving as Many Lives as Possible, our Free unique Awareness Bound Youth Health and Wellness Educational Programming which focuses on the 8 Dimensions of Wellness, and our annual Walk N'Roll walks creating an environment for all persons to focus on how movement can be fun and easy. Movement starts with a single step. 

First published in 1899, Who’s Who in America remains the preeminent biographical reference registry, and has garnered much praise throughout its 120-year history. Below are just a few highlights:

** Hailed by the New York Times as “… that venerable guide to American Achievement” 

** Chosen for the National Millennium Time Capsule by the White House Millennium Council 

** Featured as a category on the world-famous TV show, Jeopardy 

** Click to watch a video  in which Warren Buffett speaks about the impact that Who’s Who in America had on his life

Scheel's Giving Campaign


OAA placed in the top 50 of 800 voted on organizations!!!  Scheel's made a one-time donation of $500 to OAA.
December, 2022 

Loveland Chamber of Commerce

Best of the West


Obesity Awareness In Action was so honored to be nominated and WIN our category for The Loveland Chamber of Commerce 2022 Best of The West Award! Such an fantastic and huge honor. 


Walk-n-Roll - June 9, 2023

Loveland, Colorado

Our second annual walk was a true success, with fantastic sponsors, one of the best photographers in Northern Colorado, and a great turn out.  Together we walked 332,424 steps (166.2 miles)!


Click here to watch the video

Walk-n-Roll - August 4th, 2023

Urbandale, Iowa

Go Iowa!  We increased attendance by 63%.  In-kind donations totaled $4,360 with $2,100 in financial donations. Together we walked 276,236 steps (115.1 miles)!

Boots, Bling & Jeans Charity Brunch - October 8, 2022

Denver, Colorado

Such amazing vendors and fun line dancing lessons!

Click here to watch the video

Walk-n-Roll - August 20, 2022

Waukee, Iowa

We had fantastic vendors, a fire truck for the children and our attendees endured freezing rain and a cool temperatures to support our cause of helping others. 

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Walk-n-Roll - June 3, 2022

Loveland, Colorado

Our inaugural had 122 attendees! A.B Consulting and Media created a fantastic video.


Click here to watch the video

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