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Local groups join to promote health, walking

Rose City Trekkers at its inaugural walk October 20, 2016.

The public is invited to join Black Nurses Rock -Tyler and Rose City Trekkers, who will walk from 11 a.m. to noon Saturday at Broadway Square Mall, 4601 S. Broadway Ave.

Black Nurses Rock – Tyler is a local chapter of a national organization that nurtures and provides resources for professionals in the field. Rose City Trekkers are a chapter of the national program Girl Trek, which advocates health, wellness, and community leadership.


Walking is the simplest form of exercise and you need only about 30 minutes a day to impact health. It can help improve mood, lower blood sugar, lower blood pressure, and maintain a healthy weight.


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