Energize Evansville’s Walk With a Doc is Saturday August 18th!
Energize Evansville with Mayor Lloyd Winnecke is hosting another fun way to get out and get some exercise, with Walk With a Doc!
Energize Evansville is an initiative started by Mayor Winnecke to get Evansville moving! It's a fun way to encourage Evansville residents to get out with free events, and walk to help us get healthy together as a city.
From the City of Evansville's website, here's a little background on Energize Evansville:
Mayor Lloyd Winnecke began combatting one of Evansville’s biggest issues, obesity, before he was sworn in as Mayor in January 2012. In May 2011, a Gallup poll had named Evansville one of the nation’s “fattest cities.”
One of his most important initiatives is Energize Evansville - the idea to organize healthy activities around the city and help residents live more active lives. They meet on the 3rd Saturday of every month.
Mayor Winnecke has enlisted the help of more than 50 local fitness experts, nutritionists, and other health consciences minds to help achieve the goals of Energize Evansville.
Most of the Energize Evansville events are held in city parks. Energize Evansville is coordinated by the Parks Department and the events are at different locations every month.