H-E-B is sponsoring The Lighter Side of Southside; formerly known as the Slim Down Showdown. Nutritionist Lorena Kaplen will hold six one-hour sessions on the benefits of eating right and exercise. As an incentive for weight loss, Amerigroup has sponsored $300 for the 1st place winner, $150 for the 2nd place winner, and $50 for 3rd place. The Lighter Side of Southside is open to all parents and staff who work or live in the Southside ISD. Classes begin Tuesday, September 6 at 5:00 p.m. in the Losoya Intermediate School cafeteria. To qualify for the prizes, you must weigh-in and participate in all six sessions. Here’s your chance to lose weight, win prizes, and truly be The Lighter Side of Southside.