The Greene County Rural Health Network invites you to participate in our new & improved GreeneWalks contest. This year’s contest is bigger and better than ever! Eight cash prizes will be awarded at the end of the contest: 4 lucky participants will receive $250 cash prizes and 4 will receive $125!
GreeneWalks is a FREE, 8-week walking program that is open to all Greene County residents. Walk anywhere, anytime you’d like, complete your walking log, then send it in to be eligible to win one of the eight cash prizes. Start with only 10 minutes a day, then 20 minutes, then 30 minutes a day to create a lifelong habit which can help prevent obesity and other chronic diseases. There are many walking and hiking trails in our area, click here, to view our maps or to find new trails to explore!
Contest begins on September 10 and runs until November 2. To enter, fill out the form below, download a walking log, and get started!
For more information, please contact Melissa Scheriff at Melissa.Scheriff@gmail.com
GreeneWalks 2017 Winners
224 Greene County residents participated in this year’s contest and 69 completed and submitted their walking logs. Winners were drawn randomly from those who submitted their walking logs and are as follows:
1) Jovenna Pelton
2) Donald MacCormack
3) Geralynn Demarest
4) Maureen Boutin
1) Susan Timan
2) Shirley Sieburg
3) Patrick Pough
4) Catherine Mogul
Congratulations to the winners and to all who participated! Our 6th annual Biggest Loser contest is scheduled to begin on Monday, February 5, 2018.
4th Annual Biggest Loser Contest
We are pleased to announce the winners of our
4th annual Biggest Loser Contest!
Winners of the weight loss portion of the contest are as follows:
1st place ($300): John Orso (40 lbs)
2nd place ($200): Peter Profera (29 lbs)
3rd place ($100): Michael Profera (27.5 lbs)$50 gift card winners:
1st place: Amanda Berbiglia (14.2%)
2nd place: Joanne Rose (10.91%)
3rd place: Jennifer Wood (10.48%)$50 gift card winners:
Renee (with TCRS group)
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.
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.
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
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)
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.
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.Learn More >
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Check out our Resources page for information and links that can get you on the right path.