Moose JawÂ - Town N Country Mall Health Walkers
Regina, December 9 “ At a recent ceremony held at the Town N' Country Mall, a group of Moose Jaw's seniors known as the ˜ Mall Health Walkers' presented the Lung Association of Saskatchewan with two checks totaling $2,213.40 “ one for $1,923.40 from the Town N' Country Mall and another from the on site A & W Restaurant for $290.00.
The ˜Town N' Country Mall Walkers' have been earning money from the Town N' CountryÂ Â Mall for well over ten years.Â These robust seniors keep a log of the kilometers that they walk and are awarded ten cents per kilometer by the Mall Administration.Â The group, comprised of over 90 senior citizens, walked 19,234 km for lung health this past year.Â Cheryl Charters, PromotionsÂ Coordinator for the Town N' Country Mall, says,Â this lively group stay fit and have a lot of fun at the same time.
The A & W Restaurant is the meeting place where the group gathers twice monthly for breakfast and A & W's Fred Anderson provides a free breakfast to a lucky member.Â Each participant drops a quarter in a draw for the chance of a free breakfast and over the course of the year the quarters added up to $290.00.
The Lung Association is a non-profit, non-governmental health charity and our mandate includes all lung diseases. We provide research, education and patient support for asthma, emphysema, COPD, lung cancer, sleep apnea, pneumonia, TB, and several other lung diseases.Â Â Our focus on the needs of people with lung disease has helped set the world research agenda and our Saskatchewan researchers are on the leading edge of lung disease treatment and research globally.Â Â It is the generous support of groups such as the Moose Jaw Mall Walkers that makes the Lung Association the premier source for lung health in Saskatchewan.
Please visit our website at www.sk.lung.ca for more information or contact:
(306) 352-2004 or 1-800-667-5864
When you can't breathe, nothing else matters!