Oregon Town Unites In Version Of The Biggest Loser
In the tiny town of Fossil, Ore., close to 20 percent of the population has embarked on a homegrown weight-loss contest. So far, the 80 contestants have shed a total of more than 600 pounds. And townspeople have to leave town to cheat. As one resident says, "It's 20 miles to the next Twinkie." Story Here
This is a great idea and accomplishes several good things - healthier people, a feeling of community, and a common goal.
I need to move there!!! Or maybe our town could do this. It takes a village, you know!