Upcoming Neighborhood Walking Ambassador Workshops

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Become a Neighborhood Walking Ambassador! Choose from one of two fun, informative workshops in Downtown Redmond on July 19 or in North Seattle on August 2.

 

I Walk WA_JakeDuring this two and a half hour workshop you will learn how to lead walks in your neighborhood and share your knowledge about nature, history, and future developments. Neighborhood Walking Ambassadors organize themed walks around their neighborhoods, providing people an opportunity to explore their communities together while meeting new people.

 

The Redmond training will take place on July 19 from 10:00am–12:30pm in Room 207 at the Old Redmond School House Community Center, located on 16600 NE 80th St.

Register to attend by July 17.

 

Friday, August 8, the Neighborhood Walking Ambassador walks lead to a free community concert along the Sammamish River Trail by Redmond resident sound artist Rulon Brown. Space is limited so RSVP now.  This performance is presented in partnership with 4Culture Site Specific.

 

The North Seattle training will take place on August 2 from 10:30am–1:00pm at the Broadview Public Library, located on 12755 Greenwood Avenue North.

Register to attend by July 28.

 

This workshop is part of King County Metro’s North Seattle/Shoreline In Motion program, which encourages residents to learn more about their travel options including taking the bus, walking and biking.

 

“I volunteer with Feet First as I feel like leading walks is an ‘on the ground’ way to promote walkable communities,” said Neighborhood Walking Ambassador Bryan Fiedorczyk. “I think walking is a fun and effective way to travel, to really soak in our surroundings that we often miss by faster moving modes of transportation, and build exercise back into our daily routine.”

 

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