Jewish Hospital to Unveil Mayor’s Mile Walking Program

7/13/2012

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Jewish Hospital, part of KentuckyOne Health, will welcome Mayor Greg Fischer and Dr. LaQuandra Nesbitt, director of the Louisville Metro Department of Public Health, to kick-off the hospital’s Mayor’s Mile.  A Mayor’s mile is a system of ground markers and pole signs that designate every 1/10th of a mile to help facilitate walking for groups and individuals. Mayor’s Miles are a part of the Mayor’s Healthy Hometown Movement, which encourages increased exercise for the citizens of Louisville, Kentucky and increased consumption of fruits and vegetables. The Mayor’s Mile on the Jewish Hospital Medical Campus is the third location at a KentuckyOne Health facility.

What: Opening of the Mayor’s Mile Walking Program on the Jewish Hospital Medical Campus

When: Monday, July 16, 2012
            10 a.m.

Where: Jewish Hospital 
              200 Abraham Flexner Way
              (Unveiling at E. Chestnut Street Lobby Entrance)

Who:
• Mayor Greg Fischer
• Louisville Metro Health Department Director Dr. LaQuandra Nesbitt
• Bev Weber, Chief Operating Officer, KentuckyOne Health

Opportunities:
• B-roll of participants on the Mayor’s Mile
• Interviews with Mayor Fischer about the expansion of the Mayor’s Miles program
• Interviews with Dr. Nesbitt regarding the importance of recreational opportunities and walking for a healthy lifestyle
• Bev Weber about the importance of a healthy workforce

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