St. Charles Parish’s biggest losers

From staff and wire reports

December 14, 2012 at 1:09 pm  | Mobile Reader | Pring this storyPrint 

Winner Jacob Dufrene and runner-up Amanda Verdin stand in-between St. Charles Parish Wellness Committee members Donrell McKenzie (left) and Jason Talley (right) St. Charles Parish Planetarium director.
Winner Jacob Dufrene and runner-up Amanda Verdin stand in-between St. Charles Parish Wellness Committee members Donrell McKenzie (left) and Jason Talley (right) St. Charles Parish Planetarium director.
St. Charles Parish government on Wednesday announced the results of its months-long Biggest Loser Contest, part of the parish’s wellness initiative through Blue Cross/Blue Shield.

Fifteen participants lost a total of 101.4 pounds overall.

Wastewater Department electrician Jacob Dufrene was crowned ‘biggest loser,’ shedding a total of 22 pounds, and St. Charles Parish Library Administrative Clerk Amanda Verdin was runner up, losing a total of 13 pounds.




View other articles written From staff and wire reports

featured merchant

Saia Auto
Saia Auto At Saia Auto Consultants, our ultimate goal is to get you the highest quality vehicle for your money.

Catching crabs is easy at Bonnet Carré Spillway peninsula
Catching crabs is easy at Bonnet Carré Spillway peninsula
- 1051 views
Recreational crab fishing has had its ups and downs this summer, but with the waters of Lake Pontchartrain beginning to warm to temperatures in the mid-80s, more and more crabs are being pulled out of the waterway.