Wellspring Academy to close
FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- The country's first weight loss boarding school, located in the Valley is closing.
Wellspring Academy opened its facility for teens back in 2004 under the name Academy Of The Sierras. Staff members said good bye to their last student on Friday.
The director of operations blames the economy for the closure, saying less people were able to afford the service. Company officials say it was a difficult decision, but one they had to make..
In its nine years, the staff estimates they helped nearly 1,000 teens.
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