TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly)

Posted September 12, 2013 at 11:08 am

TOPS Chapter 0319 El Dorado Springs met in the Church Of Christ meeting room on Thursday, Sept. 5, for the weekly weigh-in and meeting.

Leader Dorothy called the meeting to order. Kay led us in singing “I Love My TOPS Club.” We said our pledges and had roll call. Thirty-one weighed in and the chapter had a 3.4 lb. net loss. Some good losses were: LJ lost 2.6, Warren lost 2.6, Sue lost 2.4 and Linda (4) lost 1 lb.

Linda (1) presented the awards for the month of August. Those with perfect attendance for the month of August were in a drawing for free dues. Kay S. was the winner of the free dues.

Twelve members achieved the Back in Black for the month. This is if you weigh less at the end of the month than you weighed at the starting of the month.

1. Marie earned the Back in Black with Perfect Attendance Cert.

2. LJ earned the Back in Black with Perfect Attendance Cert. and her 5 Pounds to Goal Cert. (Sept. 15) and charm.

3. Sue earned the Back in Black with Perfect Attendance Cert., a Bring a Friend Cert. and charm for bringing Marasia into our chapter and earned her 25# Loss Cert. (Sept. 22).

4. Irene earned the Back in Black with Perfect Attendance Cert.

5. Dorothy earned the Back in Black with Perfect Attendance Cert. and her 25# Loss Cert. (Sept. 29)

6. Juda earned a Bring a Friend Cert and charm for bringing Linda (4) into our chapter on Sept. 15.

7. Margie earned the Back in Black with Perfect Attendance Cert.

8. Tammy earned Second Place in Most Inches Lost from Jan. – July. She lost 10.5”.

9. Marasia is welcomed into our TOPS family with a New Member Cert. and charm. (Sept. 22) and also earned her 5# Loss Cert. (Sept. 29).

10. Kay earned the Back in Black with Perfect Attendance Cert.

11. Kristy is welcomed into our TOPS family with a New Member Cert. and charm.

12. Jessica earned First Place in Most Inches Lost from Jan. – July. She lost 12”.

13. Linda (4) is welcomed into our TOPS family with a New Member Cert. and charm. (Sept. 15) and also earned her 5# Loss charm and certificate. Linda was also the month’s best loser which earned her $4.15. KOPS in leeway

1. Bob and below goal

2. Jan and below goal

3. Marilyn with perfect attendance and below goal

4. Marguerite with perfect attendance and below goal

5. Sharon

6. Jean with perfect attendance and at or below goal

7. Melanie

8. Carol with perfect attendance

KOPS AWARDS

1. Jan Baunack earned her 45# Loss Cert. (Sept. 22).

2. Melanie reached her KOPS (Sept. 8) and will receive her KOPS Achieved My Goal Cert. and charm.

Dorothy asked Robbie, our own Area Captain, to present Paul with his six-year consecutive, six-year cumulative KOPS award. This is quite an accomplishment as this means he stayed within three lbs. over and seven pounds under his goal weight for a total of six years.

TOPS welcomes anyone who is interested in a healthier lifestyle 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.

For more information call Robbie Chase at 417/876-0233 or Juda at 876-4888.