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7/2/2019

HSHS Holy Family and Greenville University Partner on Walk With a Doc Program


(GREENVILLE, IL) – HSHS Holy Family Hospital Greenville in partnership with Greenville University is hosting a monthly “Just Walk™” Walk With a Doc program. The first walk will be on Saturday, July 20th from 9 to 10 a.m. Walkers of all ages are invited to participate in this free program. Each month a different doctor will lead the walk providing education on a health related topic.
 
Each month, walkers are asked to meet the doctor at The Crum Recreation Center, located at 401 N. Elm Street at Greenville University. In July and August, parking is free in lot R, located directly across Elm Street from the recreation center. In September, walkers can park in Lot K, which is down a block from Lot R on Elm Street. Depending on weather, walks will take place either outdoors or indoors.
 
Listed below is the Walk With a Doc schedule for the next three months:
 
  • Walk with Dr. Hannah Strong on Saturday, July 20 from 9 to 10 a.m.
    • Topic: Run or Walk? Both are beneficial!
 
  • Walk with Dr. Kulin Oza on Thursday, August 15 from noon to 1 p.m.
    • Topic: Sunscreen Protection
 
  • Walk with Dr. Bavithra Deva on Saturday, September 21st 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.
    • Topic: Staying Hydrated
 
Walk with a Doc is a national non-profit organization whose mission is to encourage healthy physical activity in people of all ages, and reverse the consequences of a sedentary lifestyle in order to improve the health and well-being of the country.
 
 

Media Contacts

Ashley Gramann
Communications Manager
ashley.gramann@hshs.org
 
Terriann Tharp
Division Director, Marketing & Communications
Phone: 217-347-1275
terriann.tharp@hshs.org