Take Off Pounds Sensibly, a not for profit weight loss organization, held it's State of Kansas Recognition Days in Manhattan on April 5 and 6. Both McPherson support groups received recognition for 2012 success. The McPherson evening support group was honored as one of the three best support groups in Kansas for achieving multiple goals, including average weight loss per member, members achieving their goal weight and other targets. Susan Border represented the day support group, and was honored as a graduate; she achieved her goal weight.
There is no cost to visit one of the groups. To join, it is $28 per year. To visit, attend the regular meeting of one of these groups: 8:45 a.m. Thursdays at the Free Methodist Church, 1015 S. Maple; or at 6 p.m. Thursdays and the First United Methodist Church, 1200 E. Maple.