Stories tagged with: walking

May 2, 2013 - 9:05pm
2 years 3 weeks ago

Over 100 people walked the campus trail to raise money for March of Dimes, a national organization that focuses on preventing and treating babies that are born premature.

"Is to bring awareness to children that are born prematurely and it helps fund certain medications and other treatments for the babies that may be born prematurely here in the area," said Michele Shirer, Co-Logistics Chair for March of Dimes.

Teams, families and individual walkers shared their stories...

April 16, 2011 - 5:14pm
4 years 5 weeks ago

Some locals started their Saturday by walking to help out those in need.

The youth group at Apostolic Christian Church in Zanesville walked six miles around Zane's Landing Park to help raise awareness for several different causes including obesity, diabetes and breast cancer.

"We are teaching our children how to be servants and anyway that we can help out in the community that's what we are basically doing and we think we can help out for those who can't get out and walk...

May 3, 2010 - 5:54pm
5 years 3 weeks ago

About 25 students who take part in the Grover Cleveland Gear-Up Program are walking to raise money.

These 6th and 7th graders spent 45 minutes running, jogging, and walking around the school's perimeter to help out a charity of their choice.

"Some of them came up to me, and I said what kind of charity do you want? They said cancer. Well, ok that's not a charity. We have to find one. So, they did Internet research and tried to find different stuff. They looked up where the...

April 2, 2010 - 5:25pm
5 years 7 weeks ago

With the sun out and shining this afternoon temperatures reached more than 80 degrees.

Many residents took advantage of the great weather by getting outside and having some fun.

"By picking flowers!" tells Emma Hooper as she picks flowers with her sister, Lauryn.

"Just getting out of the house, doing a little walking, just trying to get back into shape," tells Brittney and Robert Spangler.

"It is a lot of fun, especially after all...

October 9, 2009 - 4:03pm
5 years 32 weeks ago

A local superintendent is lacing up his walking shoes for kids.

David Branch the Superintendent of the Franklin Local School District is walking 13 miles to promote walking to school and the health benefits of walking.

"And we thought what a better way to set an example for our students than to demonstrate the importance of walking than actually walking," tells Branch.

Branch is being accompanied by Sharon McDermott, the Director of Instruction and former...

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