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Saturday, November 7, 2015


Lighten Up East Texas was created by Fit City Tyler, a coalition dedicated to motivate the citizens of Tyler and of East Texas to live healthier “one bite, one step and one health-conscious decision at a time.” The Fit City Day in the Park is an annual event with a goal of educating our community […]


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We’re Coming Back . . .


. . . during the second weekend of January 2016!  The 4th annual Lighten Up East Texas regional weight loss challenge will include a new twist and will still provide wonderful grand prizes for any adult over the age of 18 that chooses to accept our challenge(s). Stay tuned.


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Your Free Fit City Tyler T-Shirt


The first opportunity for everyone who “weighed-out” to receive their free Fit City Tyler t-shirt was at the Lighten Up East Texas (LUET) Celebration Event on Thursday, May 21.  Afterward, our staff began to distribute the free Fit City Tyler t-shirts to all weighing locations throughout the East Texas area. However, if you “weighed-out” and […]


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Our 2015 Grand Prize Winners!


Lighten Up East Texas 2015 celebrated the culmination of our third year at the Brookshire’s FRESH grocery store. The weather allowed our event to occur on the outside Patio and great music was provided by the Tuxedo Cats! Our winning weight loss teams were 2-member groups.  The third place team was Jamye and Royce Read, […]


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Almost 8,000


The final results of the 2015 Lighten Up East Texas regional weight loss challenge have been tallied! A total of 2,325 individuals from 137 different East Texas cities accepted our challenge in January/February 2015. Of the 2,325 entrants, there were a total of 280 teams that “weighed-in” and a total of 137 teams that “weighed-out”, which […]


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8000


We will announce full details on Friday, May 15.


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Who will win the 2015 Hyundai Elantra?


Mark your calendars! Our LUET Celebration Event has been scheduled for the evening of Thursday, May 21. From 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm, the Brookshire’s FRESH Patio will host our Celebration Event, where we will draw the winner of the 2015 Hyundai Elantra. Join us for free food & live music at Brookshire’s FRESH, located at 6991 Old […]


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Weigh-Out at the Tyler Komen Race for the Cure


The 17th annual Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure will be held on the downtown square in Tyler tomorrow morning, rain or shine, beginning at 8:00 a.m.  Support this educational and fundraising event by walking or jogging either the 1-mile or the 3-mile course. Lighten Up East Texas entrants can have their weight taken […]


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Weigh-Out This Friday at Broadway Square Mall


Persons who ‘weighed-in’ in January at the Broadway Square Mall in Tyler are being advised to ‘weigh-out’ at the Broadway Square Mall this Friday, May 8, 2015. We will provide our weight scales at the J.C. Penney Court (next to Chick-Fil-A & Champs Sport) within the Broadway Square Mall in Tyler, from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 […]


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“Weigh-Out” Period Begins Tomorrow!


All of your hard work, commitment and dedication will be rewarded as you return to one of our official weighing locations.  The absolute last day to ‘weigh-out’ is Saturday, May 9. Our staff will host a last-chance weigh-out on the evening of Friday, May 8, from 5pm until 8pm, at the J.C. Penney Court within the Broadway […]