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4th Annual Biggest Loser Contest

The Greene County Rural Health Network presents the 4th Annual new & improved Biggest Loser Weight Loss & Maintenance Contest for your worksite!
This year's Biggest Loser Contest will consist of 2 parts: a 12-week weight loss contest, followed by a 16-week weight maintenance contest. Each contest will offer cash prizes to the winners. ** In order to participate in the Weight Maintenance contest, you MUST register for the Weight Loss contest AND lose at least 5% of your starting weight.
Biggest Loser Weight Loss Contest:
Initial Weigh-In: January 18, 2016 Final Weigh-In: April 8, 2016
More than 40 cash prizes in two categories:
Percentage of Weight Lost: Total Pounds Lost:
1st place: $300.00 1st place: $300.00
2nd place: $200.00 2nd place: $200.00
3rd place: $100.00 3rd place: $100.00
$50 gift cards for the next 15 contestants $50 gift cards for the next 15 contestants
$25 gift cards for 10 participants at contest mid-point
Biggest Loser Weight Maintenance Contest:
Begins on April 11, 2016, Final Weigh-In: July 29, 2016
Weight maintenance participants who maintain or lose weight will be entered into a random drawing to win one of our 30+ cash prizes:
$300, $200, $100
$50 gift cards for 30 participants
*Participating worksites must have an on-site Coordinator.*

Click here to view contest rules

If you have any questions, please contact Melissa Scheriff at Melissa.Scheriff@gmail.com.

Greene County Walking Trails

Walking is a great way to begin or continue an exercise program. There are many walking and hiking trails in our area, click here, to view our maps to get started or to find new trails to explore.

Greenville Walking Trails

Rural Health Network Awards Cash Prizes to the Biggest Losers

The Greene County Rural Health Network's Healthy Weight Initiative is pleased to announce that 37 people were awarded cash prizes in the second annual Biggest Loser contest. More than 370 people entered the 12-week contest, which started January 13 and ran through April 4. The contest was open to residents of Greene County and coordinated by 30 local employers and organizations. Awards were given in two categories: total pounds lost and percentage of weight lost, and the top 3 winners in each category were given $300, $200, and $100 each.

Click to read Press Release
Click to view Winners List

Biggest Losers
Front Row: Holly Martin, Joann Pignotti, Adam Greco (1st Place winner), Linda Overbaugh, Trish Holland, Dave Cramer
Second Row: Hank Coons, Elizabeth Chewens, Greg Martin, Pam Wright, Mark Notarnicola, Wendy Casalino, Shelly Gouza

Biggest Losers
GlaxoSmithKline winners: Kimberly Hall, Sonja Orin, Catherine Mattice, Dan Arp (2nd place winner), Randy Buel, Dawn Miller (1st place winner), Marina Farber (2nd place winner)

Health Weight Initiative
The goal of the Healthy Weight Initiative is to promote healthy weight among Greene county residents. The initiative will help people pursue healthier lifestyles through increased opportunities for exercise, the availability of healthier food options, and support for those struggling with eating disorders. 

Please feel free to
E-MAIL THE HWI TEAM for more information.

Get Active in Greene County! Locally Grown

Engaging in physical activity can help you reach and maintain a healthy weight. There are many opportunities for physical activity in Greene County and it is a beautiful time to get outside and enjoy the scenery. Here are some of our local favorites to help you get started.

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Just Ask Us!


NEW: Just Ask Us!
This program was initiated to educate restaurant customers about the willingness of restaurants to modify recipes and portions to help customers follow a healthy diet.

Click here to learn more about this program and for a list of participating restaurants.

Counting Calories - Start Eating a Healthier Diet!

The Healthy Weight Initiative is giving away FREE CALORIE COUNTING WHEELS to the first 100 people who pledge to start eating a healthier diet and counting calories. To get your free calorie counting wheel, fill out the form below and hit submit.

Need help staying healthy?
Check out our Resources page for information and links that can get you on the right path.