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2017 Maintain, Don’t Gain Holiday Challenge

Join the 2017 Eat Smart, Move More Maintain Don’t Gain Holiday Challenge! This year we are offering the challenge through the Sampson County Extension Office! Weekly weigh-ins, nutrition tips, and weekly incentives will be provided to those who choose to participate in the challenge.

If you have not signed up online, you may get signed up at our office Thursday Nov. 9th. The challenge officially starts Monday, November 13 – December 31st. This holiday season, the only thing that should be “stuffed” is the turkey. Many Americans gain between 1 and 5 pounds each holiday season. While it might not sound like much, most people never manage to lose those extra pounds. Rather than focusing on trying to lose weight, this FREE seven-week challenge provides participants with tips, tricks, and ideas to help maintain you weight through the holiday season.

Call 910-592-7161 to register. You may also sign up online at https://esmmweighless.com/sign/ but make sure you inform us so we can include you in the weigh-in dates and incentives!

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See our TENTATIVE Holiday Challenge Agenda:

Thursday, Nov. 9 11:00A.M. – 2:00P.M. ESMMWL.com Sign-up help with Sydney
Monday, Nov. 13 11:00A.M. – 2:00P.M. Weigh-In & Nutrition Tips
Wednesday, Nov 15 5:30P.M. Holiday Challenge Kick Off at the Wellness Center!
Monday, Nov. 20 11:00A.M. – 2:00P.M. Weigh-In & Nutrition Tips

Wednesday, Nov 22

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY DAY (optional):
“Let’s walk!” Burn off extra calories before Thanksgiving Day! Join me at the park for a short, brisk walk.

5:15P.M. – 5:45P.M. Walk in the Park
Monday, Nov 27 11:00A.M. – 2:00P.M. Weigh-in & Nutrition Tips
Monday, Dec 4 11:00A.M. – 2:00P.M. Weigh-in & Nutrition Tips
Monday, Dec 11 11:00A.M. – 2:00P.M. Weigh-in & Nutrition Tips
Monday, Dec 18 11:00A.M. – 2:00P.M. Weigh-in & Nutrition Tips
Friday, Dec 29 11:00A.M. – 2:00P.M. FINAL Weigh-In, Nutrition Tip, & Program Wrap-Up

All weigh-ins will be held at the Sampson County Extension Office. Make sure to call 910-592-7161 to register! For questions regarding the Holiday Challenge, contact Sydney Johnson, Sydney_johnson@ncsu.edu.

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Photo of Sydney JohnsonSydney JohnsonArea Agent, Family and Consumer Sciences (910) 296-2143 (Office) sydney_johnson@ncsu.eduDuplin County, North Carolina
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