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As a nonprofit, noncommercial wellness organization, TOPS has helped millions to Take Off Pounds Sensibly since 1948. Here’s how we did it, with small steps leading to big achievements.
The TOPSGenome Project is launched at Texas Biomedical Institute in San Antonio, Texas. This new project aims to build on the many years of scientific advances through study of DNA samples provided by TOPS
members who volunteered to participate.
Anyone–not just TOPS members may participate in this groundbreaking study. Learn more.
TOPS celebrates its 70th birthday!
Rick Danforth becomes the first male president of TOPS March 1.
The TOPS Genome project moves with Dr. Michael Olivier to Wake Forest University.
Although TOPS had been expanding its online presence for years prior to this point, the growth of the organization in the virtual world was especially seen and felt in 2020, considering the rise of COVID-19 and the "hold" the pandemic had on the globe. In-person meetings were temporarily halted, but members held strong and embraced our supportive online community.
TOPS Club Headquarters added to the National Register of Historic Places.
TOPS is excited to be celebrating its 75th anniversary! Plans are in the works to recognize this major milestone.