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'Live Well Lawrence County' Kicks Off

Last updated on Thursday, February 23, 2012

(BEDFORD) - The Bedford Area Chamber of Commerce is partnering with the Lawrence County Economic Growth Council and the Community Foundation to kick off ‘Live Well Lawrence County’ for 2012.

This year's program will begin March 4 and run through April 28th. A kick-off event will be held on Saturday, March 3rd in the main room of the Comfort Inn, 911 Constitution Avenue, Bedford.

Participants will receive free baseline evaluations and instruction from IU Health Bedford and St Vincent Dunn, as well as instruction from various local fitness instructors.

This year there will be two types of teams. Competitive Team Challenge members pay an entry fee of $25 and will receive a t-shirt, a pedometer, free weekly health checks, and have a chance of winning $500.

Participating Team Challenge and Youth Team Members are free and have a chance to win $100.

Each Tuesday evening throughout the 8 weeks a different program will be presented at the Chamber meeting room, featuring a health and wellness speaker and a healthy cooking demonstration.

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