We will continue our partnership with the Office of Disability Services with a We Can! campaign to encourage our residents with special needs to participate. Caregivers and support staff are welcomed to attend. We Can! Walks are on dates with ** before it. If a special needs resident requires transportation please contact the Salem County Office of Aging at (856) 339-8622 in advance.
Below is the list of dates and locations for September 2014’s walking events in the county:
**September 2 - Carney’s Point Recreation Complex Penns Grove-Auburn Rd. Carney’s Point, 10 am Topic will be Alzheimer Disease.
September 5 - Fort Mott State Park Fort Mott Rd. Pennsville, 10 am. Topic will be Flu.
**September 9 - Marlton Recreation Park 123 Marlton Rd. Woodstown, 10 am. Topic will be Nature Walk.
September 11 - Riverview Beach Park Route 49 Pennsville, 10 am. Topic will be Skin Check.
** September 18 - Carney’s Point Recreation Complex Penns Grove-Auburn Rd. Carney’s Point, 10 am Topic will be Celiac Disease.
September 23 - Riverview Beach Park Route 49 Pennsville, 10 am. Topic will be Prostate Cancer.
**September 25 - Marlton Recreation Park 123 Marlton Rd. Woodstown, 10 am. Topic will be Ovarian Cancer.
**September 30 - Salem County Recreation Park Corner of Route 130 and Perkintown Rd Oldman's Township, 10 am. Topic will be Heart Health.
All walks are dependent on the weather. In the event of severe heat or rain, please contact the Health Department at 856-935-7510, extension 8302.
For more information about Move Yourself! Salem County, visit us online at SalemCountyNJ.gov/Health/Education/MoveYourself. Also, get regular updates and walk dates and times at our Facebook page, located at www.facebook.com/SalemCountyHealth. If you would like to speak directly to the health educator, call 856-935-7510, extension 8302. We look forward to seeing our returning walkers and meeting new residents. All new participants will be given a free water bottle. Any member who brings a friend to a walk will receive a gift.