High Companies Host Community-wide Walk on National Walking Day (April 3) at its Picturesque Greenfield Corporate Center Campus

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Event to be held in support of Lighten Up Lancaster County in partnership with Lancaster General Health and the American Heart Association to encourage everyone to walk 30 minutes a day.

Walking event will be held at Greenfield Corporate Center in Lancaster, Pa., where sculptures, walking trails, meandering waterways, and expanses of land create a picturesque setting.

We’re very happy to be part of this fun event that encourages our co-workers and community members to enjoy the outdoors and build awareness of the importance of fitness and good health.

The High® companies are pleased to announce they will host a community-wide walk at Greenfield Corporate Center in support of Lighten Up Lancaster County (LULC). The organization is encouraging Lancaster County residents to get out of their chairs and start moving toward a healthier future for the American Heart Association’s National Walking Day on Wednesday, April 3.

The High companies, an active LULC member, will hold the walk at its Greenfield Corporate Center campus from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Greenfield Road exit of Route 30. High co-workers along with employees of companies throughout the business park cordially invite members of the public to visit and join in walking the picturesque grounds of Greenfield. Recommended walk routes will be well marked and suitable for all fitness levels.

Participants entering on William Penn Way can follow signs to parking and the main reception area for recommended walk routes and event-related activities.

“We’re very happy to be part of this fun event that encourages our co-workers and community members to enjoy the outdoors and build awareness of the importance of fitness and good health,” said Stephanie Reese, vice president of sales and marketing for High Hotels Ltd. and a volunteer with LULC. “We’re looking forward to an exceptional turn-out.”

On National Walking Day, Americans are encouraged to spend at least 30 minutes of their day briskly walking. The American Heart Association works with employers to make National Walking Day a workplace event by allowing employees to wear comfortable clothes and sneakers and participate in group fitness walks. For more information about National Walking Day and workplace tools, visit http://www.startwalkingnow.org.

Physical activity is critical to being healthy, but less than 50 percent of adults get enough daily exercise. Adults need at least 150 minutes of moderate exercise per week to see the health benefits of physical activity such as lower blood pressure, improved bone health, weight maintenance after weight loss, better sleep, and more energy. The American Heart Association hopes people will continue to make physical activity a priority beyond National Walking Day and find the fun in being fit.

About Lighten Up Lancaster County

The Lighten Up Lancaster County coalition membership includes concerned residents, parents and community organizations committed to increasing the number of adults and children who are at a healthy weight. Please check Lighten Up Lancaster County’s website at http://www.lightenuplancaster.org to find out additional ways to become active in our community.

About The High Companies

The High companies, based in Lancaster, Pa., include High Real Estate Group LLC and its affiliates High Associates Ltd., High Construction Company, Greenfield Architects Ltd., High Hotels Ltd., High Investors Ltd.; and High Industries Inc. and its affiliates High Steel Structures Inc., High Concrete Group LLC, High Steel Service Center LLC, High Environmental Health & Safety Consulting Ltd., and High Transit LLC.

For more information about the National Walking Day event at the Greenfield Corporate Center, contact sgreese(at)high(dot)net or call 717-293-4464.

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