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    Are you ready to get serious about getting healthy?  Find out how at the Norton Healthcare Get Healthy Walking Expo at the Louisville Zoo, Saturday, May 22, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. at the Zoo entrance.

    Admission to the Zoo and Expo on May 22 is free for Get Healthy Walking Club and Norton Prime Time members who register by May 10, and $5 for those who join or register after that.  Join either club and register for the expo by calling (502) 629-1234.  Regular Zoo admission applies for non-club members.

    Norton Healthcare will offer several FREE health screenings, including blood pressure checks, blood glucose readings, bone density screenings, facial sun exposure screenings, and stroke risk assessments.  Skin cancer screenings are also free, and cholesterol screenings are $25 for Get Healthy Walking Club members, but appointments are required for each. Call (502) 629-1234 to schedule an appointment.

    Also at the Expo, a free cooking demonstration by Sullivan University, an exercise demonstration by TNT Fitness Training, and a group fitness walk lead by Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Team in Training.

    Exhibitors participating in the Get Healthy Walking Club Expo include Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Team in Training, Swag's Sport Shoes, Elder Care 4 Families, Wolter Chiropractic, Costco and YMCA.

    The Norton Healthcare Get Healthy Walking Club is a FREE program that promotes walking and healthy lifestyles.  As a partner, the Louisville Zoo offers safe and invigorating walking privileges from 8 to 9:30 a.m., Monday through Saturday from March through October, and during twilight hours from 5 to 7 p.m. (exit by 8 p.m.) Thursdays and Fridays in June and July.  Members must show their walking club card for entry.

    Other Get Healthy Walking Club benefits include $5 admission for any adult guests accompanying a Walking Club member on the walks during twilight hours only, and $5 off any new Louisville Zoo membership for Walking Club members.

    Norton Healthcare provides club members a free Best Foot Forward Kit, which includes a Get Healthy Walking Club card, T-shirt, wrist pack, walking log, pedometer and walking maps; route and distance information for walking at the Zoo with 1.1 miles of hard surface walkways with both flat and hilly terrain; invitations to club activities, including fitness presentations and screenings; and a free subscription to Get Healthy Magazine.

    Join the Get Healthy Walking Club today by calling (502) 629-1234, or register in person at the Expo on May 22.



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