Club walks for healthy lifestyle

Published 10:12 am Wednesday, September 6, 2017

The 5 O’clock Women’s Social Club organized “Walking with a Purpose” on Aug. 19 to bring awareness to the benaefits of a healthier lifestyle.

About a dozen participants, including club members and their families, walked from the Starlight Arena in Victoria to the Shoppers Value store, a distance of approximately three miles.

Prizes given away during the event included lunch boxes with healthy snacks, according to Club President Terrie Craig.

“The purpose of the walk was to walk for a healthier and better life,” Craig said.

Club members also discussed the benefits of walking in managing high blood pressure, diabetes and other health issues, Craig said.

Craig said club members used pedometers, or devices that count the number of steps one walks, during the event.