By Elizabeth Varville, Correspondent
The Belton community has been invited to participate in The Biggest Loser Community Challenge beginning Feb 15.
According to www.biggestlosercommunity.com, this company verses company competition invites teams of four to join an eight-week, online health and wellness community challenge. It is designed to get the community moving, eating better, and having fun.
For $100 per team, this is an exciting and affordable way to kick start the new year for employees. A portion of the entry fee will come back to the community through sponsoring chambers. Past contestants of The Biggest Loser will guide teams through eight weekly challenges. Dolvett Quince will offer weekly motivation and nutrition tips. Participants will earn points for each minute of activity they engage in, as well as additional points for completing weekly tasks. A mobile application is provided where the participates will journal challenge activities. Prize drawings will be made each week, with over 10,000 prizes to be won across the country. Prizes are to include an all-expense paid trip to Los Angeles for a one-day Personal Training Session with Quince, a one-week stay, plus travel expenses, at a Biggest Loser Resort of choice and a Garmin Vivo Fit FitnessTracker. Weekly team prizes and individual prizes also include signed copies of Quince’s 3-1-2-1 Diet Book, Biggest Loser Bootcamp online subscriptions, The Biggest Loser Cook Book, and gift cards.
The Belton Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring this areas teams. Teams are to be registered through beltonareac/c-belton texas at www.biggestlosercommunity.com. Register your team by January 31 and you could win a trip to the Finale of The Biggest Loser Season 17 on February 22. Teams do not have to be members of the BCC.
“The Biggest Loser is going through all of the chambers throughout the states, not all of the them are participating but we are and KCEN Channel 6 is the television network that we are partnering with. We thought this would be a great way for us to start the year with all the new year’s resolutions to eat better. The goal was that we would participate in this and get others to join us. Responses are very favorable so far,” said Michele Moore of the Belton Chamber of Commerce and Challenge Coordinator.
The BCC’s team consists of Mark Arrazola, President/CEO, Judy Garrett, Director of Marketing and Tourism Sales, Alicia McCarroll, Membership Director, and Nicole Stairs, Program Director.
“I am just looking forward to eating right and maintaining energy throughout the year because the chamber is really busy with multiple events. I think it is good to have coworkers encouraging us and also our members,” said Membership Director Alicia McCarroll.
For more information, visit www.biggestlosercommunity.com or contact Michele Moore of the Belton Chamber of Commerce at 254-939-3551.