ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The Essex County (NJ) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated hosted a Walk for Healthy Living, this weekend at Verona Park! They were joined by the Morris County Chapter of The Links Incorporated, as well as, other service organizations including Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Angels for Breast Cancer, Zumba, West Orange African Heritage Organization, Wallace Chapel, Greater NJ Society, Inc. Sundowners, AAngelsNJ, North Jersey Chapter of Jack and Jill of America, Inc., Essex-Hudson Jack and Jill, Greater Essex Jack and Jill, Fountain Baptist Church, Wallace Chapel AME Zion Church, Orange Zumba Divas and the Northeasterners.
Dr. Jones of Kinfolk Family Health spoke about healthy living and preventing diseases which impact minorities.
The Links, Incorporated's ~ Eastern Area Chair of Health and Wellness, Kimberly Copeland led the pre-walk warmups. Walkers received encouragement from our DJ who kept the music lively and a variety of refreshing waters, samples of healthy snacks and literature on eating for healthy living.