The Ottumwa Courier

December 3, 2013

Area residents finalists for Live Healthy Iowa

Ottumwa Courier

---- — AMES — Live Healthy Iowa will give five Iowans the chance to reach their wellness goals as part of the 2014 Dream Team.

All Iowans age 18 and older were eligible to apply, and among numerous qualified applicants, Live Healthy Iowa has selected 10 finalists. The organization is turning to Iowans to vote and help determine the five individuals that win a spot on the team.

Area 2014 Dream Team finalists are Kathy Blackford of Oskaloosa and Sonya Davis of Floris.

The Dream Team will share their struggles, strategies and successes via Facebook and Twitter as well as blogging throughout their journey. Team members will be provided with additional challenge resources such as support from team captain and Olympic gold medalist Shawn Johnson of Johnson's Elite Training, pre- and post-health assessments, nutrition education, physical activity education, gym membership and a waived challenge fee.

For more information about the Dream Team and the 10 Week Wellness, please visit