TOPS Chapter 9319 El Dorado Springs met in the United Methodist Church, 201 E Broadway on Thursday July 4, 2019 for their weekly weigh in, and meeting.

Leader Sheryl Ann called our meeting to order and Kay led us in singing “Happy Birthday TOPS.” We said our TOPS & KOPS pledges.

Sheryl led us in roll call & walking report. Twenty-two weighed in today and the chapter had a net gain of 3.4 lbs. Best loser was Judy K with a loss of 3.6 lbs. Congratulations Judy K.

Marble game:  Laura won the right to draw for a marble but did not get the winning one. Pot was at $48.00 this week.

We sang Happy Anniversary to Juda and Fred Wosoba.

No summer contest report as Melissa and Susan were not able to be here today. Please save your information, weight and food charts to give them next week.

Sheryl said Terriesha donated a hat from her gluten free site to be raffled off. Since there were so few at the meeting today Sheryl said we would do that next meeting,

Marilyn presented the awards for June.  The chapter had a net loss of 9.8 lbs. for the month of June.

Winner of free dues was Sue C.

Best loser for the month was Laura with a loss of 14.4.  She won $4.35 for her efforts. Congratulations Laura!

Robbie received a certificate for back in black month with perfect attendance a certificate and charm for six weeks continual loss 6/6/19.

Margie received a certificate and charm for a vacation loss 6/27/19

Laura received certificate for back in black, 15lb loss 6/6/19 certificate and charm 20 lb. loss 6/20/19 and certificate for 25 lb. loss 6/27/19. Congratulations to our newest member, you are doing great.

Those “on the stick with 20 lbs. or less to goal) are Marie, Juda, Margie, LJ, Linda C and Susan.

Thank you, Marilyn and Carol, for keeping our weight charts and giving out awards.

We will be doing measurements in July starting next week. Please see Melissa or Kay to have your measurements taken. This is voluntary but there is an award for most inches lost.

Remember, elections next week.

Double fines next week.

Angie is bringing the tasting sample next week.

With no other business meeting was adjourned with our motto “IF IT IS TO BE IT IS UP TO ME”.

TOPS #MO 9319 meets each Thursday Morning in the Methodist Church at 201 E Broadway, El Dorado Springs. Weigh-in starts at 7:45 a.m. the meeting begins at 8:45 a.m. and is over by 10 a.m.

Are you ready to stop dieting and start making real changes? TOPS can help you reach your weight-loss goals by providing you with the tools, information, support, and accountability you need to be successful. After all, this has been a winning formula for TOPS members just like you for 70 years. We welcome women and men of all ages and couples are encouraged to join.  We currently have two couples in our group who have found it fun and encouraging. We encourage healthy eating and offer support through our chapter and the National Chapter of TOPS. We have a lot of fun in our weight loss journey and make lifelong friendships. First visit is free with no obligation.

For more information call Sheryl Walker at 417 876 5699, Linda Hall at 417 876 6467, TOPS toll-free number 1 800-932-8677 or you can find us on the web at

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