Champaign Heart Walk kicks off on October 10


CHAMPAIGN - Central Illinois residents are invited to attend the Champaign Heart Walk on October 10.

This event will be held at Porter Family Park at 8:30 a.m.  Several teams comprised of volunteers, employees from local companies, and heart disease and stroke survivors will participate in a one-mile or three-mile walk to raise money for the American Heart Association.

Registration begins at 8:30 a.m., with opening ceremonies starting at 9:30 a.m., and the walk beginning at 10:00 a.m.  In addition to the walk, attendees can visit booths for health screenings, participate in a survivor breakfast, enjoy refreshments, learn "Hands Only CPR," and more.

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