Many are coming together to shed those holiday pounds and make good on their New Year’s resolutions. For many people losing weight can be one of the hardest things to do. However having someone else to do it with can motivate you to stick with it. Scale Back Alabama is encouraging people to get up and better themselves. Expanded Food Nutrition and Education Program Educator, Cheyenne Pye says it’s easier than you think. The event begins today, if you and a friend would like to sign up go to the Scale Back Alabama website, then go to the Calhoun County Extension office to weigh in. The event lasts for eight weeks and it’s free. Everyone who loses at least 10 pounds will be entered into a cash prize drawing that will take place in April.