TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly)

Posted January 10, 2013 at 10:58 am

TOPS Chapter 0319 met in the Church Of Christ meeting room on Thursday Jan. 4, with 22 members weighing in.

Leader Robbie opened the meeting. Kay led us in singing “TOPS & KOPS.” Even though many of our members are gone due to illness those who were able to weigh in started the New Year out well.

Tom who has not been with us in several months came back with a 5.2 loss. Nikki lost 4 lbs. Rosie lost 3.6. Warren lost 2.4 lbs. The best loser for the week was Felicia with a 5.2 lb. loss. The club had a net loss of 8.6 lbs.

Linda Hall presented awards today. First she did a little catch up and presented Robbie with her back in black with perfect attendance which she earned in October.

She announced the club ended December with a net loss of 5.6 lbs.

Those with perfect attendance for November were Sue, Dorothy, Juda, Becky and Kay. Winner of the free dues drawing was Juda.

Linda presented Juda with her back in black and perfect attendance for the month of November.

Jessica earned a friend charm and certificate for bringing Becky into our chapter. Becky received a new member charm and certificate.

KOPS in leeway in November were:

Bob, Jan B, Nellie Annie Doris III, Carol, Laddie and Marilyn below goal; Marguerite perfect attendance and below goal; Paul, Sharon and Jean perfect attendance,

KOPS awards

Marilyn received her 1-yr. KOPS charm and certificate and her KOPS in Black charm and certificate

Doris III received her 4-year KOPS charm and certificate

Tenmembers accomplished our back in black challenge in December: Dorothy, Becky, Juda, Rhea, Judy, Lois, Verna, Rosie, Tammy, Marsha and Jessica. Jessica lost 8 lbs. for the month making her our best loser and earning $4.36.

Thank you, Linda, for keeping track of all the numbers and making awards day fun and exciting.

TOPS welcomes anyone who is interested in a healthier life style and wants to have fun and make new friends to join us at anytime. We meet each Thursday morning in the Church of Christ Meeting Room, 302 E. Hospital Rd., El Dorado Springs. Our weigh in is from 7:45-8:30 The meeting is from 8:45 to 10 a.m. We welcome both men (we have six men in the club now) and women from all age groups. Our members range in age from 29 to 89.

For more information, call Linda at 417 876 6467 or Juda at 876 4888. Or TOPS toll free number 1 800-932-8677 or you can find us on the web at

Come and join us.