Free Walk and Mini-Wellness Fair
Come join us for a mini-wellness fair and free guided walk in Buffalo's malls.
The mini-wellness fair will be from 8:30AM-10AM. Walkers will have the choice
between two walks: one being approximately 2 miles and the other being approximately 1 mile.
The walks will begin at 9:15AM.
Friday, March 10th Boulevard Mall, Amherst, Sears Court
Friday, March 17th Boulevard Mall, Amherst, Sears Court
Friday, March 24th Walden Galleria Mall, Cheektowaga, Apple Court Area
Friday, March 31st Walden Galleria Mall, Cheektowaga, Apple Court Area
Delavan-Grider Walk to Wellness
A Grand Idea in a Land Like Oz
From an article written by Carl Francis Penders:
“Is Buffalo a healthy community? asked Phillip L. Haberstro (lead image – right), The Wellness Institute of Greater Buffalo’s executive director. Weighing in too regarding the populace’s health was Larry Brooks, author of Buffalo Niagara: Diagnosis and Prescription for Change. Both Haberstro and Brooks referred to the University of Wisconsin’s Public Health Institute’s County Health Rankings & Roadmaps. The Institute rated Niagara and Erie County at 55 and 57 respectively out of 62 New York State counties.
A community’s health is determined by civic, economic, biological, and environmental factors said Haberstro. He asked listeners to consider the region’s social capital, a term from Bowling Alone by Robert Putnam which examines the trust people have in one another, and in agencies serving them. Equally important is reciprocity, a social capital yardstick measuring how well people work together.
To read the full article please visit BuffaloRising.com