The Laura Dion-Jones Commit To Get Fit Foundation is a 501(c) (3) NFP tax exempt private foundation that helps further Laura’s mission to combat our country’s escalating obesity epidemic.
Laura’s mission, talks and speeches, her book and passion are to help put an end to our country’s obesity epidemic by changing the way people think about health and fitness, and redefining healthy eating by showing them they have choices, alternatives they might have never thought of before and by building healthier communities through improving the health and fitness of individuals, thereby improving their lives. (www.commit-fit.com)
Commit To Get Fit provides accountability-based fitness programs and motivational seminars with a variety of approaches tailored to the needs of individuals, corporations and organizations for healthy weight loss and improved personal performance.
During her time spent working in Elgin, Laura was also an adult mentor for eight at risk youth from Elgin’s Youth Leadership Academy at Elgin Community College. Her group’s service learning project was Nutrition and their mission was to redefine healthy eating by educating people about healthier diet options. The four diet options include: the Low-Carbohydrate diet, the Low Fat diet, the Mediterranean diet, and calorie counting.
Laura’s YLA group’s documentary project, “Dear Mrs. Obama: To end our country’s obesity epidemic, please redefine healthy eating” (www.dearmrsobama.com), is a short film Laura made with her students’ help to create awareness to combat our country’s escalating obesity epidemic by building healthier communities through improving the healthy eating and fitness of individuals.
Laura is also a proud graduate and alumni of the prestigious Elgin Leadership Academy.