Fulton "Be Healthy Now" event kicks off 2.18

Written by David Green.

A 12-week weight loss competition—Be Healthy Now: Fulton County—is scheduled to begin this month. Registration and weigh-ins are scheduled at local fire stations Feb. 23-27. Anyone who lives, works, or worships in Fulton County can join in. Registration costs $5 per person.

Teams of four to six adults will compete for prizes, attend educational sessions, and participate in local discounts and special events.

The final registration and weigh-in opportunity is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 28, at Burr Road Middle School in Wauseon during the Kick-Off Celebration. 

For detailed information including registration and weigh-ins, educational sessions, financial sponsors, and area fitness facilities, visit behealthynowfultoncounty.osu.edu or call 419/337-9210.

Long after the 12-week contest has ended, Be Healthy Now: Fulton County will remain dedicated to keeping Fulton County aware of all the local health and fitness activities and information available. 

Be Healthy Now: Fulton County is sponsored by the Fulton County Health Center, Fulton County Health Department and Ohio State University Extension.

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