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Weight Watchers at Work

The State of Tennessee offers the Weight Watchers At Work program to State Group Insurance Program members. Research shows that following a weight-loss program with support from others significantly contributes to weight loss success.

State Group Insurance Program members participating in the Weight Watchers At Work Program will receive their membership at a discounted rate. Meetings are pre-paid and each one lasts approximately 45 minutes, including a private weigh-in. Weight Watchers At Work meetings are typically held during the lunch period at either 11:00 a.m. or 12:30 p.m.

Program Costs Based on Length

  10 weeks 13 weeks  
   New or renewing member $115 $150  
   Continuing/transferring member $115 $150  
   Lifetime members over goal $110 $143  

Upon joining the Weight Watchers At Work Program, members will receive a Weight Record Book to record their weight each week. Weight Watchers At Work Members are allowed to visit traditional Weight Watchers meetings, but should always remember to take their Weight Record Book with them as proof of membership.

Current Weight Watchers At Work meetings are listed below. To join an existing group, call Robin Donsbach at 615.244.5566 or 800.476.2340 to find out when the next series is scheduled to begin.

Bureau of TennCare — 310 Great Circle Road, Nashville
Wednesdays at 12:30 — Contact: Nancy Haney at 615.507.6491
Department of Children's Services – 9th Floor Cordell Hull Building, Nashville
Tuesdays at 12:00 — Contact: Daphne Billingsley at 615.532.5539
Department of Commerce and Insurance — Andrew Johnson Tower, Nashville
Wednesdays at 12:30 — Contact: Rebecca Hawk at 615.253.4076
State Group at TN Tower — 2nd Floor TN Tower, Nashville
Wednesdays at 11:00 — Contact: Barbara Griffith at 615.532.0105
Department of Health/Lab Services — 630 Hart Lane, Nashville
Tuesdays at 11:00 — Contact: Jeanette Dill at 615.262.6464
Department of Transportation — 18th Floor, 505 Deaderick, Nashville
Wednesdays at 11:00 — Contact: Laura Acuff at 615.741.8939

The State of Tennessee has partnered with Weight Watchers to bring the Weight Watchers at Work program to State Group Insurance Program members. Weight Watchers has over 40 years of experience and has created a safe, effective and proven weight loss program built on good nutrition. Research shows that following a weight-loss program with support from others significantly contributes to weight loss success.

State group insurance program members participating in the Weight Watchers at Work program will receive their membership at a discounted rate. All payments are due in advance and can be paid by check, cash, MasterCard or Visa. A valid driver's license number and phone number must be included on all checks.

Upon joining the Weight Watchers at Work program, members will be issued a weight record book where their weight will be recorded each week. Weight Watchers at Work members are allowed to visit traditional Weight Watchers meetings, but should always remember to take their weight record book with them as proof of membership.

Weight Watchers at Work meetings last approximately 45 minutes to an hour and are typically held during the lunch period at either 11:00 a.m. or 12:30 p.m.

If you are interested in forming your own group, you will need to obtain any necessary approvals, secure a meeting space and contact the Weight Watchers at Work department in your area. To form your own group, call:

Middle Tennessee — Robin Donsbach at 615.244.5566 or 800.476.2340
West Tennessee — Cindy Smith at 901.388.1234, ext. 105
For the following counties in east Tennessee, call Amanda Morgan at 800.788.3993 or 304.346.0609, ext. 116 (Carter, Cocke, Greene, Hamblen, Hancock, Hawkins, Johnson, Sullivan, Unicoi and Washington)
For all other east Tennessee counties, call Robin Donsbach at 615.244.5566 or 800.476.2340

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