Humana launches weight loss competition

JACKSON – Humana, one of Mississippi’s largest health benefits companies, is partnering with Jackson Medical Mall to launch a citywide movement toward better health.  The six-month, weight-loss challenge, open to all local churches and nonprofits, is designed with the tools, tips and support necessary to help participants lighten up 032015humanathe right way. Participating teams have the chance to not only improve their health and well-being, but also win prizes up to $5,000. Winners will be determined by biggest group percentage weight loss over the length of the contest.
The weigh-ins will take place Thursday and Friday, March 26-27, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturday, March 28, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Jackson Medical Mall, 350 W. Woodrow Wilson Drive, Jackson, MS 39213.
Teams will rally for the official challenge kick-off on Tuesday, April 8th at 6 p.m. The contest will conclude with a final weigh-in in September, and an awards presentation in November.
To register, teams should contact Erskine Brown, 601-982-8467.