On Sunday 31- May the Friendship House of Northern New Jersey held its 9th annual Wellness Walk for Mental Health and Autism. This took place in Olsen Park in Bogota and capped off Mental health Awareness Month. Walker's cover three laps of the Olsen Park Environmental Walkway with proceeds going to assists person with disabilities to live and improve the quality of life. Games were played to win prizes, along a raffle item available. Music was provided by Scott Reddin. Before the walkers took their laps they had a chance to warm up with some Zumba being lead by Darlene Marshall. After the doing their laps walkers were treated to lunch and dessert and could relax in Olsen park for the just of the early afternoon.
For more information on what services they offer, or how to donate please visit their site at: http://njfriendshiphouse.org/
|Jack Doyle welcoming the Walkers|
|Darlene Marshall warming up the Walkers with some Zubia|
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