Houston, Texas (PressExposure) December 12, 2009 -- True Results, The New 93Q and Country Legends 97.1 have announced the five finalists in the âWeight Loss for Goodâ free Lap Band procedure contest. More than 600 Houstonians completed online entries and the finalists were chosen based on their personal stories and the difference the procedure can make in their quality of life and health.
âWith a 10% higher obesity rate than other large cities, Houston is one of the most overweight cities in America,â says Kenneth W. Hollis, MD, one of True Results Houston surgeons. âWe need to get obesity and weight problems under control. Thatâs why weâre excited about this opportunity to create awareness of this simple, safe procedure and to give back to the community.â
One finalist will receive a free Lap Band procedure, including all nutritional counseling and True Results world-class aftercare program. The remaining four finalists will win six-month memberships to Goldâs Gym, including 24 one-hour personal training sessions and participation in the True Results comprehensive weight loss program.
93Q listeners can vote for the winner at the True Results âWeight Loss for Goodâ page at http://www.thenew93Q.com from Friday, October 30, to Friday, November 6. The winner of the free Lap Band procedure will be announced live on-air Tuesday, November 10. Finalist interviews are posted on http://www.thenew93Q.com.
The five finalists are:
â¢ Brandy R., 33, a Special Education Teachers Aide from Houston, wants to be a healthy bride and wonât marry her fiancÃ© until sheâs thin. â¢ Chana M., 39, a Billing Clerk from Bacliff, wants âto be active and turn my life around.â â¢ Rhonda S., 46, from Houston wants âto be healthy and successful and to advance my career as a Child Advocate.â â¢ Melissa G., 40, a Client Services Representative from Deer Park, âwants to love myself again, and take on the world.â â¢ Nicole D., 38, a Communications Director from Houston, wants âto be a role modelâ to her children, ages three and five.
To learn more about True Results experience, standards of excellence and comprehensive weight loss surgery program, visit http://www.trueresults.com.