Above: Billy Banks, who has lost 5 pounds so far, shot as Steven Hornback watched at the Kenwick Community Center on Owsley Avenue. 

Left: Megan Yates, who is in charge of the "Moving & Improving Department" at Employment  Solutions, played with Corey Dixon, left, and Kenny Robinson.
Above: Billy Banks, who has lost 5 pounds so far, shot as Steven Hornback watched at the Kenwick Community Center on Owsley Avenue. Left: Megan Yates, who is in charge of the "Moving & Improving Department" at Employment Solutions, played with Corey Dixon, left, and Kenny Robinson. Herald-Leader
Above: Billy Banks, who has lost 5 pounds so far, shot as Steven Hornback watched at the Kenwick Community Center on Owsley Avenue. Left: Megan Yates, who is in charge of the "Moving & Improving Department" at Employment Solutions, played with Corey Dixon, left, and Kenny Robinson. Herald-Leader

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