2015 Pound Plunge – 10th year of the program is complete
The K-JO 105.5 Pound Plunge presented by Mosaic Life Care is a FREE 12-week healthy lifestyle program. Participants weigh in once a week and those who have the highest percentage of weight loss after 12 weeks win great prizes, along with getting healthier. This year, more than 1,500 people participated and lost more than 11,000 pounds. Over the 10 years of this popular program, St. Joseph and the surrounding area have lost more than 115,000 pounds.
The Community Health Needs Assessment completed by Mosaic Life Care identified adult and childhood obesity as one of the health needs in our community. This is just one reason why the Pound Plunge is so important to the vitality of our community.
Achieving and maintaining a healthy weight affects almost every aspect of an individual’s life: blood pressure, medication reduction, joint health, mobility and balance and overall quality of life, just to name a few. However, it also improves the intangible aspects of one’s life, such as having more confidence, enjoying time with family and friends and the joy of living a healthy lifestyle.
Mosaic Life Care strives to make St. Joseph and the surrounding area the healthiest place in America to live a healthy and productive life. The Pound Plunge is one of our programs that helps achieve this goal. For a complete event wrap–up with pictures, please visit www.mymosaiclifecare.org/inthecommunity.