Wisconsin’s first lady, Tonette Walker, will join a panel of local citizens at a workshop Thursday intended to consider ways to enhance individual & community-based walking & walkability in Door County. Mrs. Walker will provide opening remarks at the event at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church in Sturgeon Bay. She is well-known for her “Walk with Walker” initiative around the state. Madelyn Deprey of the Door County YMCA says the local “Y” applied for, & received, one of eight grants nationwide through “America Walks”…[audio:http://www.wdor.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/N788.mp3|titles=Madelyn Deprey]
Deprey says the initiative requires participation on multiple levels…[audio:http://www.wdor.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/N789.mp3|titles=Madelyn Deprey]
The “America Walks” workshop begins at 9AM & runs through 2:30PM. A free lunch will be provided. Those who can’t stay the entire day, are welcome to stay for as long as they can. To register, call the Door County YMCA at (920)743-4949.