Healthy Way For A Healthy Weigh Classes Offered Beginning Jan. 22

Friday, January 11, 2013

Healthy Way for a Healthy Weigh classes will be offered beginning Jan. 22.

Organizers said, "Do you struggle with added pounds or just balancing your calories on a regular bases? Come, let's talk about how to better ease the tension of managing your weight using healthy practices and tasty recipes. The classes will include taste testing and other interesting activities."

The classes are beginning Tuesday, Jan. 22, (sessions continue on Jan.
24, 29, and Tuesday, Feb. 5).  Registration by Jan. 18 is requested for material preparation. Times are 4-5 p.m. or 6-7 p.m. (choose one choice of time that fits your schedule; sessions are repeated) at the UT & TSU Extension Office in the Merle Crawley Agriculture Service Center, 6183 Adamson Circle (off Bonny Oaks Drive near UPS).
          
Fee is $10 (one-time fee for all four sessions).
 
For information or to register, please call 423 855-6113 or mail payment to the above address with name, address, phone number, and e-mail.
 


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