General Office held it's first official Spring Into Action competition in April, 2006.
The 8 week long competition was well received with 12 weight loss and 15 activity teams joining in the festivities. Each team consisted of 5 members.
Additional bonus activity points were awarded for riding the exercise bikes in the ER; trying a new exercise video; completing a PPG walking route and even visiting the Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium.
The activity teams were close throughout the entire competition with 3rd place ending in a tie.
The 1st and 2nd place weight loss teams battled it out over the competition with the winning team (Team Daisy) winning by 0.121 points!!
In the end, general office employees lost a total of 348.4 pounds!!
Winning teams won various prizes such as gift certificates to Giant Eagle and Dick's Sporting Goods as well as beach time prize packs.
The overall goal for the competition was accomplished by employees taking charge of their health and well being and having fun while doing it.