News release from the City of Fort Wayne:
Fresh Thyme Farmers Market to host Operation F4
(November 20, 2014) – Fresh Thyme Farmers Market, 4320 Coldwater Rd., will host the Operation F4 – Fight for a Fitter Fort (OPF4) team from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 22.
Visitors will be able to purchase a lunch for $5 and learn more about the OPF4 program. All proceeds from the lunch will go toward education outreach for the OPF4 program.
OPF4 is a community wellness initiative to encourage individuals to implement lifestyle changes that include fitness, nutrition, wellness, and activities. OPF4’s mission is for residents to lose a collective 500,000 pounds by the end of 2016.
The innovative program was created by Fort Wayne resident Chris Blake and endorsed by Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry. To date, more than 800 individuals have signed up to participate in OPF4.
How OPF4 works:
- Sign up as individuals or teams and enter current health information as directed.
- Individuals will learn how to structure exercise and eating for healthy results.
- Individuals/teams will be able to log in and track progress. Calculators will automatically tabulate the City’s collective results.
Resources for individuals/companies to get connected with OPF4: