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TOPS Chapter WV 0572

PARKERSBURG — TOPS Chapter WV 0572 met on Oct. 5 at Christ Mission Baptist Church.

Seven members weighed in and had a combined weight loss of 8.8 pounds. The Best Loser for the week was Sue Clegg. Karen Gorrell was honorable mention.

Oct. 5 was Diana Eakins’ night. She was the Best Loser for September, the Quarterly Best Loser for July-September and she was recognized for six weeks of no gain. She was awarded $17.

Cindy Lucas and Nancy Brown were honorable mention for September Best Loser and Quarterly Best Loser.

Every week a member loses or maintains weight, their name is submitted for a chance to have dues paid for the next month. Karen Radcliff won the drawing for September. Karen Gorrell was the winner of the food chart drawing. The Pretty Purple Poundbouncers were again the challenge victors. Two weeks remain in the competition with the TOPS Blue Birds.

The TOPS Regional Fall Rally will be held 10-1 p.m. Oct. 23 in Cairo. Members interested should contact Gorrell.

The program was presented by Gorrell. “It is better to take many small steps in the right direction than to make a great leap forward only to stumble backward,” she said.

An open invitation is extended to all interested in being part of a weight loss and wellness support group. The first meeting is free. Weekly meetings include private weigh-ins and programs on nutrition, exercise and healthy lifestyles. The club meets 5:30-6:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Weigh-ins start at 5 p.m. For more information call 304 483-2873.


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