DeKalb senior walking group recruiting members

Published: Saturday, May 11, 2013 5:30 a.m.CDT

DeKALB – The Buddy Brigade is recruiting new members for its charity walking team and starting training sessions for seniors.

Buddy Brigade is part of Strategies for Optimal Achievement and Regeneration Inc., or SOARS. The nonprofit organization provides activities for disabled and indigent seniors.

Senior walking sessions will start at 7 a.m. Mondays and Thursdays at Hopkins Park, 1403 Sycamore Road, DeKalb. All seniors are welcome to walk along the path for 30 minutes or more, team leader Kaiya Marie said.

The training session are helpful for charity walks in which Buddy Brigade participates, including the annual Alzheimer’s walk in DeKalb, a diabetes walk and an arthritis walk. For information, call 702-506-7971.

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