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Hillsborough holds series of fun walks for seniors

Published:   |   Updated: May 20, 2013 at 01:36 PM

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Hillsborough County Aging Services has a plan to get seniors off the couch and exercising this year with a series of one-mile walks.

The program, called Letís Move!, started in April and features nine themed one-mile walks, snacks and related events. The walks are held at different senior centers or nutrition centers around the county each month.

Anyone over 50 can participate. To register, pick up a form from a participating center, visit the aging services website to print the form and fill it out or sign up the morning of each walk. A one-time registration fee of $5 is good for all nine walks.

The walks are from 8:30-11:30 a.m.

Free snacks and entertainment will be available.

The remaining walks:

June 11, Oaks at Riverview Senior Center, 101 E. Kirby St. in Tampa

813-272-6829. The theme is friendship.

July 9, Town ĎN Country Senior Center, 7606 Paula Drive, Tampa, 813-873-6336. The theme is Letís Move, Letís Dance Walk††††††††

Aug. 13, Phyllis Busansky Senior Center, 4102 W. Spruce St., Tampa, 813-554-5160. The theme is Beat the Heat Indoor Walk.

Sept. 10, Gibsonton Senior Dining Center, 10017 Vaughn St., Gibsonton, 813-671-7601. The theme is Alzheimerís Awareness Walk.

Oct. 8, Sterling Heights Senior Dining Center, 11706 Williams Road, Thonotosassa, 813- 272-5162. The theme is Breast Cancer Awareness Walk.

Nov. 7, Progress Village Senior Dining Center, 8701 Progress Village Blvd., Tampa, 813-671-7773. The theme is Veteranís Recognition Walk.

Dec. 10, Seffner Senior Dining Center, 1209 S. Kingsway Road, Seffner, 813-744-5590. The theme is Jingle Bell Walk. †††††††

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