OTTAWA - Putnam County's Healthy Communities committee met on Wednesday to discuss the upcoming showing of "The Weight of the Nation".

Members of the committee talked about the details of their upcoming showing for an HBO series called "The Weight of the Nation". This series highlights obesity in America. This will be the first of many events the wellness program will have to offer the citizens of Putnam County.

For the showing of the series the group talked about having a panelist of different doctors, dietitians and possibly someone who has lost weight. This panel will be able to answer any questions people might have at the film showing.

They also spoke about the door prizes they would want available at this event. They are working on finding people to donate items such as cases of water, gym passes and t-shirts.

Other items the committee discussed was what events to do next. The group would like to first plan out a more specific and more targeted group of people they would like to focus on.

The HBO series will begin on Jan. 16 and it is a four part series each part will be shown on Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Putnam County YMCA over a four week period.