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Posted on: January 7, 2019

The Challenge 2019 Press Conference

Challenge RGV


City of Brownsville 

UTHealth School of Public Health, Brownsville Regional Campus 


The City of Brownsville and the UTHealth School of Public Health, Brownsville Regional Campus (UTHealth) will host The Challenge 2019 Press Conference.  

For the tenth consecutive year, the City of Brownsville, UTHealth, and local partners will provide the community with a free three-month program to encourage healthy lifestyle changes and weight loss. Learn about the registration and weigh-in events, sponsors and prizes at the press conference. 

The CHALLENGE 2019 is more than just a weight-loss competition-- it's an invitation for everyone to improve their lifestyles and get motivated to set healthy habits in 2019. Local partners, including gyms, fitness experts, nutritionists, and peer support groups will provide free activities for registered participants over 18 years of age. Cash and other prizes will be awarded at the final weigh-in event in April. 


 Wednesday, January 9, 2019
 10 a.m. 


Brownsville Public Library Main Branch

2600 Central Blvd., 

Brownsville, Texas 78521

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