TOPS Chapter 9319 El Dorado Springs met in The Hill Church, 1300 S. Summer St, El Dorado Springs on Thursday, Nov. 3, for their regular weigh-in and meeting.

Laura Hicks, Leader, called the meeting to order.

Linda C led us in singing “Take Me Out”.

We said our TOPS & KOPS Pledges

Laura led us roll call: Twenty-One members weighed in. We had a 9.8 gain and a 11.8 loss resulting in a net loss of 2.0 pounds. Margie was the week’s best loser with a loss of 3.8 lbs.  Congratulations Margie!

Today is Jan’s Birthday, we sang Happy Birthday to her.

Linda Hall presented the awards for October; Her very favorite thing to do!

Rachael was awarded a back in black with perfect attendance certificate, 20 lb. to goal certificate and pin, 15 lb. to goal certificate and HalfWay to Goal charm and certificate. Congratulations Rachael!

Warren Hall received a certificate for 500 miles walked from January to now.

Best Loser for the month was Judy D with a loss of 5.8 lbs., she also won $20.00 for her efforts.

Linda Hall earned a certificate for 500 miles walking in the KOPS division.

Winner of the free dues was Sharron.

Thank you, Linda H, for doing the awards for us.

Warren reported on the contest for October. Linda H was 1st place winner, she won 14.00, Laura was 2nd place and she won $8. Third place was a tie between Constance and Warren. The November contest is underway with Robbie in 1st place and Sharron in 2nd place.

Marble game: Marie won the right to draw but did not get the winning one.

The Christmas Parade scheduled for Saturday, December 10the was discussed.

Laura asked members to think of ideas and report back next week. Theme of the parade is “Musical Notes and Holiday Floats” featuring favorite Christmas Carols.

With no other business meeting was adjourned with our motto


TOPS #MO 9319 meets each Thursday morning in the “Hill 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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