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4/25/2018 - City of Bridgeport Health & Social Services Department to Kick Off Annual ‘Get Healthy Walk ‘n Talk’


Mayor Joseph P. Ganim
Bridgeport, CT

For Immediate Release 
April 25, 2018

For More Information:
Dalmarys Matos (203) 576-7201
dalmarys.matos@bridgeportct.gov

Press Release

City of Bridgeport Health & Social Services Department to Kick Off Annual ‘Get Healthy Walk ‘n Talk’

Bridgeport, CT – The City of Bridgeport Health & Social Services Department will kick off the annual ‘Get Healthy Walk ‘n Talk’ on Saturday, May 5, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. at Seaside Park. The 6-week community walking series will take place each Saturday morning through June 9th. The group will meet at the beautiful Seaside Park near the horse stables and walk from 9:00 am to 10:30 am.
Director of Health & Social Services Maritza Bond said, “This is a great way to enjoy a social activity while exercising and engaging in health-related conversations. Walking has many health benefits, including reducing the risk factors of health disease so come out bring your friends and meet your local healthcare professionals.”

Interested participants can register on Eventbrite at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/get-healthy-walk-n-talk-bridgeport-tickets-42800661932?aff=es2. For more information, please contact Maria Ayala or Ronnesha Addison at 203-576-7680.

The Walk ‘n Talk schedule is as follows:

Date/Time

Location

Health Topic

Saturday, May 5

9:00-10:30 AM

Seaside Park- West Beach Bath House

Heart Health and Nutrition

Saturday, May 12

9:00-10:30 AM

Seaside Park- West Beach Bath House

Nutrition and Physical Therapy

 

Saturday, May 19

9:00-10:30 AM

Seaside Park- West Beach Bath House

Nutrition and Breast Health

 

Saturday, May 26

9:00-10:30 AM

Seaside Park- West Beach Bath House

Nutrition and Physical Therapy

 

Saturday, June 2

9:00-10:30 AM

Seaside Park- West Beach Bath House

 

Nutrition and Physical Therapy

 

Saturday, June 9

9:00-10:30 AM

Seaside Park- West Beach Bath House

Nutrition, Speech and Language, Medicare Information