More than 100 walkers in hospital’s Dec. 11 Walk with a Doc
New Britain [December 23 2010] -
More than 100 walkers participated in The Hospital of Central Connecticut’s Dec. 11 Walk with a Doc at Walnut Hill Park, New Britain.
The event included a 30-minute walk and health tips from Robert Borkowski, M.D., a cardiologist, who talked about ways to prevent heart disease. In addition, a food drive was held for the New Britain Food and Resource Center.
The hospital will resume its Walk with a Doc events on April 23, 2011 at Norton Park in Plainville. Participants will receive a free T-shirt, hat, pedometer, water bottle and fanny pack. Previous walks were held in October at YMCA Camp Sloper, Southington; and in November at Farmington River Trail, Unionville. Sponsors are Anthem and Pepsi Beverages Company.
The hospital is the first in New England to join Just Walk, a Walk with a Doc program that hosts free community walks at area parks that are led by a doctor and stress the benefits of exercise while providing health tips.
For more information, please visit the Walk with a Doc page,
or call 1-877-914-WALK.
Contact: Kimberly Gensicki, 860-224-5900, x6507
HCC Corporate Communications
(860) 224-5695 •
Fax (860) 224-5779