Big praise for slim workers

PUBLISHED: 12:38 05 November 2008 | UPDATED: 14:48 20 April 2010

TWO Dunkeswell women have been recognised for the support they offer to those aiming to lose weight.

TWO Dunkeswell women have been recognised for the support they offer to those aiming to lose weight. Lisa Gorman and Heidi Miller-Ratcliffe were presented with their Diamond Leader certificates by Weight Watchers senior UK vice president, Mads Ryder, at the company's conference in South Wales. The award is the highest accolade leaders can receive and reflects the hard work they put into their meetings to encourage members to go back, week after week, and more importantly to lose weight. Members' comments are also collated and contribute to the overall winners. Lisa, who was receiving her second award, said: "I am very proud as it means that I have delivered an excellent service to my members. I do this as it gives me great satisfaction in helping members to achieve their weight loss and to see members shine when they succeed is amazing." Heidi said: "I am really pleased to receive it, as it recognises the commitment that I give to members in supporting them with their weight loss and seeing the difference that losing weight makes to people's lives never ceases to amaze me." Between them, they have eight years' experience and were group members before becoming leaders. They run meetings in Axminster, Seaton, Lyme Regis, Crewkerne, Sidmouth and Honiton. Area manager Bethann Weeks said: "The awards are really well-deserved and show just how important the support and advice offered in meetings is, to people trying to change their lifestyle.

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