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Free Guided Walk through Emery Park - Saturday, May 18


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There has been much talk recently about how late bars should be allowed to stay open in Erie County. Currently, Erie County requires bars and restaurants to stop serving alcohol at 4 a.m.  Bars are not required to stay open that late, and...

Erie County Legislature Majority Leader Joseph Lorigo has released the following statement concerning recent discussions about changing the closing time for bars in Erie County:

 

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Erie County Legislator Joseph C. Lorigo announces that a free guided walk through Emery Park will be held on Saturday, May 18, kicking off this season's Walk in the Park Series. Registration begins at 9 a.m at the Field House, 2084 Emery Road, South Wales.

 

“This is a fun, family-friendly event to enjoy Emery Park while promoting a healthy lifestyle. Attendees will have an opportunity to receive health screenings, learn how to quit smoking, enjoy a guided tour of the park and more," said Legislator Lorigo. 

 

Additional walks will be held on the following dates:

  • Sunday, June 2 at Towpath Park
  • Saturday, June 8 at Isleview Park
  • Saturday, June 15 at Akron Falls Park
  • Saturday, June 22 at Chestnut Ridge Park 

 

Health screenings offered at the event include blood pressure and BMI readings. Assorted health education materials and smoking cessations services, products and program enrollment are available.

 

For additional information or to speak to Legislator Lorigo, please call 858-8922 or emailjoseph.lorigo@erie.gov.