TOPS Chapter 9319 El Dorado Springs met in the Bethel Free Will Baptist Church, 1300 S Summer St, El Dorado Springs on Thursday, July 8, for their weekly weigh-in and meeting.

Linda Hall, Leader, called the meeting to order.

Carol led us in singing “To TOPS Club We Will GO”

We said our TOPS and KOPS pledges.

Linda H led us in roll call and walking report. Eighteen weighed in, we had a Gain of 11.4 and a Loss of 15.4 resulting in a Net LOSS of 4 lbs. Best loser of the week was Sharron, with a 5.4 loss. Congratulations Sharron!

The Secretary’s report was read and approved.

Treasurer, Sue C gave the Treasures report.

Treasurer’s report was approved as read

Judy B had the program today.  She spoke on artificial sugars.  She said lots of foods contain artificial sugars that we don’t even think would. For some people artificial sugars can be very harmful.

Thank you, Judy B, for a great program.

Marble Game: Pat won the right to draw but did not get the winning one.

Linda H read a thank you note from the Stockton Chapter thanking us for visiting.

Reminder: Laura is taking measurements. Please see her to be measured if you have not already done so.

Judy B brought the tasting dish today. It was crustless pumpkin pie and was taken from the TOPS Magazine.

Election: Election of officers was held today. Linda C and Pat counted the ballets.

Results were:

Leader: Linda Hall

Co-Leader: Robbie Chase

Secretary: Jean Lovewell

Treasurer: Sue Christy

We sang Happy Anniversary to Sharron and Gary. It was noted LJ will be celebrating a birthday this week.

With no other business meeting was adjourned with Linda’s quote of the day;

“Difficult and meaningful will always bring more satisfaction than easy and meaningless” Maxime Lagac’e

And our Motto: IF IT IS TO BE IT IS UP TO ME

TOPS #MO 9319 meets each Thursday Morning in the Bethel Free Will Church 1300 S Summer, 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 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 Linda Hall at 417 876 7404, TOPS toll-free number 1 800-932-8677 or you can find us on the web at

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