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Lombard woman leading fitness contest

Published: Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013 12:56 p.m. CDT • Updated: Friday, Aug. 9, 2013 8:39 a.m. CDT

LOMBARD – Melanie Jordan, a Lombard resident and certified health and wellness coach, is accepting entries for the Greater Lombard Area Weight Loss Transformation contest, which will give one community member access to free training and health sessions with Jordan.

The contest is open to Lombard, Villa Park, Glendale Heights, Glen Ellyn, Downers Grove and Oakbrook Terrace residents and the application is online at:

Applications will be accepted from Aug. 15 to Sept. 15.

Jordan will select a winner who she thinks deserves the free training services and who has a positive attitude toward healthy lifestyle changes. The winner will be announced Sept. 22 on her blog at

All entrants will get one month of free access to Jordan's "Do it Yourself Healthy Weight Loss Program."

"This contest is my way of giving back to the local community and helping others who have struggled with their weight like I did in the past," Jordan said.

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