Scale Back Alabama

Scale Back Alabama kicks off its 8th year today with a press conference. This year’s campaign is led by Gina McDonald. The Birmingham lawyer won a weight loss contest by dropping more than 100 pounds! Scale Back Alabama is a 10‐week, statewide weight‐loss contest designed to help Alabama fight its battle with obesity. The program is free and it target adults 18 and older. To enter the contest and be eligible for the cash‐prize drawings, individuals must visit an official Scale Back Alabama weigh‐in site between January 18-24 for an initial weigh. A list of sites is included at


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