Holly Wyatt, medical director at AHWC, helped the program's participants lose weight safely and learn how to keep it off.
According to AHWC estimates, reviewed by the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce, the "Extreme Weight Loss" participants and crew spent an estimated $450,000 that fed directly back into local businesses during the three months of filming.
The publicity also got the ball rolling for the AHWC Destination Weight Loss program, set to start later this year.
In New York AIR opened at the same time, when a small group of artists used the AHWC slide registry to invite additional members.
(78) The AHWC, in the fall of 1970, began its "50% women" campaign.
Produced by numerous women, including Kaye Beth, a member of San Francisco's WEB chapter, the section on "the contemporary female artists movement" included forty-four entries under "groups, collectives, and organizations?" (140) Alongside the groups that predated WEB, such as WAR, WASBAL, LACWA, AHWC, and those affiliated with WEB, such as Connecticut Feminists in the Arts, Bay Area Artists, and Philadelphia Women's Art Center and Slide registry, Female Artists, Past and Present included details about new groups in Los Angeles, New York, and San Francisco that in part may explain why the moving forces in those cities did not remain actively involved in WEB.