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Barrow Today for Thursday, May 31: Take on a Total Wellness Challenge

Bethlehem First UMC will offer nutrition and fitness tips, recipes, encouragement and accountability with love cheering participants on during this 90-day program.

invites Barrow residents to get healthier through the  — a 90-day program focusing on the importance of nutrition, fitness and an overall healthy lifestyle.

But hurry! The challenge will begin Friday, June 1. 

Bethlehem First UMC will offer nutrition and fitness tips, recipes, encouragement and accountability with love cheering participants on.

There will be a weekly weigh-in, between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Fridays and between 8 a.m. and noon Saturdays that participants can do individually with an instructor or member of the church's wellness center staff. 

At the end of 90 days, awards given to the male and female participants who lose the greatest number of pounds and those who lose the greatest percentage of weight.

There is a $20 registration fee for this challenge, in addition to membership fees that include unlimited access to the church fitness center and group fitness classes. Memberships are available for church members and nonmembers. Click here for more info on fees. 

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Today's forecast: Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Calm wind becoming south about 5 mph. 

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Tonight's forecast: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low about 67. South wind about 5 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. 

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Today, May 31, is National Macaroon DaySave Your Hearing Day and World No Tobacco Day, according to Holiday Insights. Check out a recipe from Food.com to make chewy macaroons, learn five ways to protect your hearing from Medical News Today and find out more about the health effects of cigarette smoking and tobacco from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 

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