- Wednesday, April 8, 2015 at 8:35 am
Following the April 7 meeting of Newtown VNA, members joined Director of Health Donna Culbert (third from left) for a quick step outdoors in honor of Start Walking Month. Ms Culbert is hoping resi-dents of all ages will consider adding walking to their regular routine. Kellen Vollinger, grandson of VNA member Anna Wiedemann, was happy to join the group. He is holding the hand of VNA President Mary Tietjen.
- Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Newtown Health District Director Donna Culbert and a small group of town employees laced up their sneakers April 2 to take a brisk spin around the Fairfield Hills to mark National Start Walking Day.
Since statistics show that one in two men and one in three women are at risk for heart disease, and research shows that poor lifestyle is a major contributor, Ms Culbert wanted to help her colleagues improve or maintain their good health by factoring in a daily or even occasional walk into their workdays.