GVG Health Walk Successful

One such effort was a health walk that was hosted last Saturday (27th April, 2013), in the famous Central Park in New York. It was organized by the Green Valley Global foundation which is headed by President Glennis Phoenix.

The annual walk, which is now in its third year,  started and finished on 110 Street and Central Park West with some participants walking the entire route while a few individuals effortlessly ran the 3 miles.

An official from the group said the event was held in support of the Green Valley Festival Committee, which will be honouring the of the Cayon community on Sunday May 12 2013, during a “Hats off to Our Seniors Luncheon” which will be held at the Bethesda Moravian Church in Cayon. This year’s health walk/run was also held with a view to promote healthy habits in the lives of the participants and their families.

Spring-2At the end of the walk breakfast was served, explained the official. 

The spokesperson said Green Valley Global is extremely pleased with the support it garnered from the Mission and several other groups such as the St. Kitts Graduates Soccer Club and The St. Peters Alumni and Friends and looks forward to their continued support for other such initiatives. 

GVG President offered warm words of appreciation to all participants for supporting the walk and reminded them that the event’s success was solely because of their support. She also encouraged everyone in attendance to plan ahead for a bigger and better 2014 walk and health fair. 

The health walk is an opportunity for bonding with other citizens in the Diaspora and an invaluable gesture of love and appreciation for the seniors of the Green Valley community and its environs.

The Green Valley Festival Committee is celebrating seventeen years of community building, this year under the theme “We Still Got It”. As in the past, the Green Valley celebration will seek to touch all facets of the Green Valley community and the residents will use the opportunity to showcase the pride and community spirit among its tightly knit community.

The Green Valley Festival runs from May 10 to May 20, 2013.

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