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Did You Maintain Your Weight Loss?


  Every person who completed the 2016 Lighten Up East Texas is encouraged to enter in 2017. Special prize drawings will be held for anyone who has maintained their weight, and for anyone who has lost even more weight since their “Weigh-Out” in May 2016.  Below are the criteria: 1) You ‘weighed-in’ AND you ‘weighed-out’ […]


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Our 5th Year is Going to Be the Best Yet!


More than 11,000 individuals have worked to lose more than 32,000 pounds, and we are excited to assist even more East Texans to achieve their goals. The 5th year of Lighten Up East Texas begins after New Year’s Day.  Check back to view where you can ‘weigh-in’ and have a chance to win one of […]


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Our Best Year Ever!


This year, there were 1,243 participants who weighed out and 445 of those persons earned a ticket into our Grand Prize drawings. 5 people lost 20% or more of their weight (4 tickets) 12 people lost 15% – 19.9% of their weight  (3 tickets) 83 people lost 10% – 14.9% of their weight  (2 tickets) […]


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Tyler Rose Garden Center


The 2016 Fit City Tyler Celebration Event will still occur on Thursday, May 26th, beginning at 5:00 p.m., but will now be held indoors, due to the rain and thunderstorms that are in the forecast.   Join us at the Tyler Rose Garden Center – 420 Rose Park Drive in Tyler. Free snacks and door […]


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Fit City Tyler Celebration Event


The 5 Grand Prize Winners will be randomly selected at the Fit City Tyler Celebration Event this Thursday evening. We are actively reviewing the weather forecasts and will provide everyone with more details this Wednesday. Additional updates have also been provided at “Facebook.com/LightenUpEastTexas”. Thank you for your patience.


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Thursday, May 26th – 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m.


The FRESH by Brookshire’s Patio will host the 2016 Fit City Tyler Celebration! We will hold the live drawings for the 2016 Lighten Up East Texas Grand Prize Winners and the Team Prize Winners. You do not have to be present to win. You can also view the winning submissions of the inaugural “Fit For […]


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Weigh-Out Weekend!


The last day to ‘Weigh-Out’ is this Sunday, May 8th. You will receive a Grand Prize Drawing entry for every 5% of weight loss.  A weight loss of 4.99% does NOT earn a Grand Prize drawing entry.  Persons who lose 9.999% of their starting weight would only receive 1 entry and someone who lost 14.99% would only receive […]


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“Weigh-Out” Time is Almost Here!


Every person who registered into the 2016 Lighten Up East Texas (LUET) regional weight loss challenge will need to remember to “Weigh-Out” and become entered into our Grand Prize Drawings. The last day to “Weigh-Out” is Sunday, May 8th.  Please note that not all of our weighing locations are open on Sundays! You should plan […]


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Walk Across Texas!


All registered weight loss teams for Lighten Up East Texas can register and participate within Walk Across Texas!  The 8-week period begins on Sunday, March 5, and lasts through Saturday, April 30. This is a FREE 8-week program that challenges teams of 8 people to cover the distance of traveling from El Paso to Texarkana (830 miles). Create a […]


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Monday is the Last Day to Register!


The “Weigh-In” period will end this Monday, February 29th.  Make sure that anyone who you talked to about Lighten Up East Texas has registered – especially if you are on a weight loss team.  All of your team members will need to register, in order for your team to be complete. Confirmation of registration will […]