Lake Wales, FL (Jan. 13, 2012) – The Mall Walkers program, sponsored by Lake Wales Medical Center and Eagle Ridge Mall, will hold a kick-off party for 2012 on Tuesday, Jan. 24, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m in the Food Court area of the mall.
Current Mall Walkers participants and those who want to join the program can pick up their new 2012 mileage tracking cards, and learn about the exciting new features and prizes for this year’s Mall Walkers program.
LWMC also will present a mini health fair at the kick-off event, offering a variety of free health screenings and information on medical services offered in the community.
The mall will be providing lights snacks and drinks. Mall General Manager Gary Bonacci and LWMC CEO Scott Smith will make brief comments. T-shirts will be available for participants who don’t yet have them.
The Mall Walkers program enables people to walk inside the mall from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Mondays through Saturdays, and from 10 a.m. to noon on Sundays. All Mall Walkers must enter through the Food Court, and are encouraged to wear their Mall Walkers t-shirts so that security officials know they are part of the program. Participants are encouraged to track their mileage each time they walk in the mall to earn prizes, including walking towels, water bottles, movie tickets, and gift cards. Mileage logged and turned in must be walked inside the mall to be eligible for prizes through Mall Walkers.
Participants are reminded to check with their physician before beginning any exercise program.
For more information about Mall Walkers, call 678-2288.