Foundation Events 

Mercer Foundation for Health Golf Outing

Friday, June 26 - Hawthorn Ridge, Aledo

Annual Ice Cream Social

Thursday, July 23, 5:00-7:00 p.m. - Central Park, Aledo

Naturally Slim® Program

Battling weight comes at a terrible cost. Beyond the emotional trauma and low self esteem that many people feel each time they look in a mirror or wander through a clothing store, there are the medical and lifestyle consequences - many of which are very serious and can lead to impairment, disease and even early death. For those that have tried dieting, losing weight also comes at a high cost - the financial cost of purchasing foods as well as the emotional difficulty of giving up the foods we love. There are no foods to buy, no points to count, no guidelines on what you can and can't eat. The secret to Naturally Slim is really simple common sense, and the method for success simply involves learning some new techniques about how and when you should eat. No gimmicks, no fads, no crashing, flushing, suffering, sacrificing and no long-term commitments.

Genesis Philanthropy in conjunction with Mercer Foundation for Health is offering free participation in the Naturally Slim program. Application for the program will include free screening for metabolic syndrome (which includes a fasting blood draw, weight/height measurements and blood pressure reading), performed at Genesis Medical Center, Aledo. If you are selected to participate, based on risk factors and income, you will register at the Naturally Slim site.

The Naturally Slim program consists of a series of online informative videos (you will need to have access to high-speed access). Once a week, a new session becomes available that builds upon the previous material for a period of 10 weeks. A mid-point meeting will also be held in addition to a celebratory final meeting.  Participants will be tracked for five years to monitor how well they are able to maintain their weight loss.

To register for free participation in this program, click here

Dates for the session in Aledo are as follows:

  • Genesis Philanthropy Registration Process: August 21-30. If you are chosen to participate in the program at no cost (based on numbers, medical condition or income) you will be notified on August to continue with the Naturally Slim registration process. (You will also be notified if you do not qualify at this time).
  • Naturally Slim Registration at their Website: September 7
  • Pre Screening Date for Aledo (Blood Draw for Labs): Friday, September 18, 8:30 a.m. - 11 a.m. at Genesis Medical Center, Aledo - Conference Room A.
  • Launch of Program: Monday, September 21 at 5:30 p.m. at GMC, Aledo Conference Room A

For questions, please contact Melissa Seefeld at 309-582-9253 or via email at seefeldm@genesishealth.com

 

Contact Us

For more information about our Foundation, please contact:

Al Zwilling
309-582-9256
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Genesis Philanthropy

For more information please contact:

Melinda "Missy" Gowey
563-421-6860
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