FARMINGTON — LEAP (Life Enrichment Advancing People) Inc. kicked off its 16-week WOW Program on Feb. 1.

Working Off Weight, or WOW, is a wellness initiative to support employees and their families to make healthy lifestyle changes. Although LEAP has been offering wellness support for several years, this is the first year LEAP has offered this program with support from the Healthy Community Coalition.

More than 50 employees, family members and friends have signed up to participate. Some of the scheduled events include Lunch and Learns, Game Nights, snowshoeing, hiking, volleyball and basketball.

LEAP is committed to supporting an array of wellness options to support staff members to be healthier long-term, which will help build more healthy and inclusive community opportunities for the people they serve.

LEAP is a Farmington-based private nonprofit agency, which has been providing community and residential supports for people with cognitive and intellectual disabilities in Western and Central Maine and their families for 30 years.

For more information, visit or write to LEAP, 313 Farmington Falls Road, Farmington, Me 04938, or call 778-3443, ext. 101.

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