Losing to Win Again holds successful campaign
Losing 2 Win Again concluded its 90-day weight-loss challenge Saturday with a 5K. Adults and children ages 3 to 64 participated. Overall female finisher was Danette Kelso, overall male finisher was Etoyi Jones and overall child finisher was Brynn Kelso. Winners of the 5K were awarded medals and each child participant received a ribbon.
Losing 2 Win Again asked the public to do a community-wide weight-loss effort. Those participating lost a total of 901 pounds. Gail Dangerfield, 59, of Patterson was the weight-loss winner with a total of 23 pounds. Money raised through the 5K will be used for childhood obesity seminars.
The first seminar is at 9 a.m. Dec. 14 at True Results Fitness Solution in Patterson. The speaker will be registered dietician Becky B. Gautreaux with the LSU AgCenter office in Franklin.