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May 6, 2014

Health Notes: May 6, 2014

Rec Department plans ‘Walk in the Park’ outing

PLATTSBURGH — The Town of Plattsburgh Recreation Department will hold a walking program, “Easy ... Like a Walk in the Park,” available for all ages and families.

Participants will each receive a pedometer and walk with supportive groups each day. 

There will be different routes mapped out for each session, all beginning and ending at the Cadyville Recreation Park.

The program will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. May 8, 15 and 22.

Register online at www.townofplattsburghrecreation.com or call the Recreation Department at 562-6860 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday for more information.

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MS Support Group to meet today

PLATTSBURGH — The Multiple Sclerosis Support Group will meet at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 6, in the United Way Building on Tom Miller Road in Plattsburgh.

There is no charge.

Call Amy at 578-7497 for more information.

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Walk to benefit Children’s Mental Health Awareness

ELIZABETHTOWN — Proceeds from a 1.75-mile walk at the Elizabethtown Town Park Gazebo will go toward Children’s Mental Health Awareness.

The walk, free and open to the public, is set for May 9, with registration at noon and opening ceremony at 12:30.

After the walk, there will be a barbecue lunch provided at Families First.

Participants are encouraged to wear green to support Children’s Mental Health Awareness.

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Adirondack Wellness Summit set for May 13

LAKE CLEAR — Increasing the region’s role as a wellness travel destination and furthering it as a”healing center” are the two themes for the Adirondack Wellness Summit to be held Tuesday, May 13, at the Lake Clear Lodge & Retreat.

The Wellness Summit will be a series of interactive workshops with featured speakers and panel discussions as well as networking opportunities.

Keynote speaker will be Camille Hoheb, CEO and founding director of Wellness Tourism Worldwide.

A host of organizations are partnering to develop an Adirondack Small Business Week from May 12 through 16, spearheaded by the Saranac Lake Area Chamber of Commerce, according to a press release. The Adirondack celebration is in recognition of National Small Business Week.

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