Walking program winners announced
The 10-week spring Danville/Boyle County Walk-It-Off program ended with grand prize drawings for the 90 people who had completed their walking and turned walking logs in for the drawing. The program had 238 people participate, many of whom reported having lost weight, lowered cholesterol, blood pressure and glucose level.
The program is sponsored each spring and fall by the Boyle County Cooperative Extension Service, Boyle County Health Department, McDowell Wellness Center, and Danville-Boyle County Parks and Recreation Department. The fall walking program is scheduled to begin Sept. 12.
Businesses who also contributed prizes were: Wal-Mart, Office Depot and Danville Bike and Footwear.
Grand prize winners were: Bobbie Lemons, $75 Wal-Mart gift card; Nadene May, $75 Wal-Mart gift card; Carla Grigsby, three-month membership McDowell Wellness Center; Joyce VanArsdall, three-month membership Bunny Davis Center; Jean Boswell, one-month membership Bunny Davis Center; Patsy Morris, Sharp Wizard organizer; Jean Nagy, day planner; Wes Winchell, leather pad folio organizer; Robin Deskins, $15 Danville Bike and Footwear gift certificate; Diane Sullivan, $15 Danville Bike and Footwear gift certificate; and pedometers to Pat Bennett, Debbie Caldwell, Edward Ellis, Mary Lee Furr, Rebecca Gibbons, Jane Henderson, Max Hester, Karen Hogue, Shirley Honaker, Nancy Huff, Dan Lawson, Kristin Lawson, Darrell McDonald, Charlotte Russell, Vicki Senior, Emma Shannon, Lynn Shenault, Roberta Trayner, Cheryl Wofford and Melissa Wren.