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Posted on: January 25, 2018

Republic Parks & Recreation Recognizes Walking Club Achievements

2018 Walking Club BreakfastThe Republic Parks & Recreation Department is proud to recognize participants in the Walking Club program who achieved their goal of walking/running 100, 300, 1000, or 2,500 miles in 2017!

Participants who achieved their goal of 100 miles are:  Ron Adrian, Laura Allan, Sophia Allan, Elizabeth Anderson, Rita Bishop, Cindy Blades, Pat Blades, Betty Blalock, Craig Borges, Cleta Bowling, Sarah Branson, Michael Brees, Kathy Brown, Debbie Cartright, Joey Chamless Jr., Lydia Chapman, Paula Chapman, Jessie Coker, Karen Compton, Ann Davy, Donna Ellis, Errol Goldenberg, Faye Hagewood, Susan Henry, Ella Hudson, Harold Hudson, Joyce Hurd, Allen Hurd, Donna Husted, Barbara Ingerson, Kathy Kleier, Joann Leitch, Lavona Lurvey, Charles McCall, Burl McConnell, Bobby McConnell, Cindy McKenna, Jackie Merritt, Eddie Miller, Jerry Miller, Max Norman, Betty North, George North, Kayla Philpott, Debbie Richardson, Lee Roberts, Jeffrey Robinson, Margaret Royster, John Salchow, Audrey Saliba, Ana R. Scroggs, Michelle Seybert, Linda Snow, Mike Stout, Mary C. Taylor, Will Vincente, Tammy Wells, Nila Wolf, and Barbara Zahner. 

Participants who achieved their goal of 300 miles are:  Larry M. Blades, Joe D. Bowman, Miriam Burlison, Richard Burlison, Carl Cunningham, Mary Cunningham, Robert Davy, Donald E. Day, Linda K. Day, George Dickens, Jim Evans, Sharon Forrester, Mary Lee Foster, Sandra Friend, Charlene Garmon, Wayne Garton, Amy Geiger, Carol Goddard, Barbara Grantham, Roger Hale, Jerry Harter, Patsy Harter, Steve Hernandez, Nancy Johnson, Barbara Kissinger, Roger Liska, Linda Mason, Craig McCabe, Vicky McCabe, Beulah Mehl, Karen Neal, Roger Patrick, Gary Pliler, Stephen Rowell, Karen Salchow, Lewis Scroggins, Ralph Smart, Tory Updegrave, Martha Vicente, Ellis Walker, Norma Walker, Sue Watkins, Becky Webb, Joe Webb, Craig Wells, Brenda Whisenant, Garry Wilson, and Tom Wray. 

The following participants reached a total of 1,000 cumulative miles through the Walking Club program:  Ron Adrian, Pat Blades, Carol A. Davenport, Roger Hale, Donna Husted, Nancy Johnson, Bobby McConnell, Margaret Royster, Mike Stout, Tory Updegrave, Garry Wilson, and Tom Wray.

The following participants became members of the Walking Club Hall of Fame, reaching 2,500 cumulative miles:  Errol Goldenberg, Ralph Smart, and Barbara Ingerson. 

The Republic Parks & Recreation Department would like to congratulate all of our Walking Club participants for their dedication and willingness to commit to an active lifestyle!   Are you interested in joining the Walking Club? If so, simply stop by the Republic Community Center and ask the front desk staff for information on how to get started!  For more information, call (417) 732-3500.

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