KS governor announces weight loss challenge
Kansas Governor Sam Brownback announces a Weight Loss Challenge for the 2013 legislative session. Because obesity has become an epidemic across the country, Brownback aims to encourage Kansans to be physically active and eat well.
The Weight Loss Challenge will run from January 15 through May 15, 2013, and Brownback will recruit a team of five state employees who will go head-to-head with other teams of five.
All state employees are eligible to participate in the Governor’s Weight Loss Challenge which offers monetary prizes to the winning team. The two State employee teams that lose the highest percentage of total starting weight will win these cash awards. Furthermore, state teams (not including 1st and 2nd place) that beat the Governor’s team will be entered in a drawing that will result ...