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Legislator Rath announces free, guided walk at Akron Falls Park


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oneilj - Posted on 10 June 2013

Erie County Legislator Edward Rath announces that a free guided walk at Akron Falls Park will be held on Saturday, June 15, 2013. The walk is part of the “Be Active Erie County!” series to promote an active and healthy lifestyle. 

 

Registration begins at 9 a.m. at Cummings Lodge, 44 Parkview Drive Akron.

 

“Akron Falls is a great place for hiking, featuring of course the waterfalls. This is a perfect opportunity to walk through the park and learn more about all it has to offer,” said Legislator Rath. 

 

The series concludes on Saturday, June 22 at Chestnut Ridge Park

 

At these walks attendees will be able to learn more about how to get healthy and stay healthy, and receive health screenings targeting blood pressure and body mass index (BMI). Assorted health education materials, and smoking cessation services and products will also be available at each walk.

 

For additional information, please contact Legislator Rath at 858-8676 or email edward.rath@erie.gov. To learn more about Akron Falls Park, please visit www.erie.gov/parks