NEWS&VIEWS by Jacqueline Bennett

Posts tagged “American Heart Association

Enjoy the Nevers Park Walking Trails

Posted on April 7, 2017

Article & Photos by Jacqueline Bennett   Prepare to smile, nod or say hello to everyone you pass along the walking/hiking trails at Nevers Park in South Windsor, Connecticut. Greetings for all are an unwritten code here.   The 137 acre multi-generational park has three stone dust trails of different distances, A, B & C. The longest trail is the most wooded. Each one is mapped out for visitors on a sign in the lower parking lot.   Located on the corner of Sand Hill and Nevers Road the park is directly across the road from the South Windsor Police Station and behind South Windsor High School. It is a popular and typically active recreational spot which also has a Rotary Pavilion available…

Don’t Miss a ‘Heart’beat National Wear Red Day is Friday, February 5, 2016

Posted on February 4, 2016

Go Red on Friday Feb. 5! — newsandviewsjb (@newsandviewsjb) February 2, 2016   Write-up by Jacqueline Bennett   When singer/songwriter Chris De Burgh sang “The lady in red is dancing with me, cheek to cheek …” and country music artist Lorrie Morgan sang, “I’m looking for something in red, Something that’s shocking to turn someone’s head ….”, it left little doubt that wearing the color red can elicit a response or make a bold statement. Tomorrow on “Wear Red” day, the American Heart Association is hoping the wearing of red will do both.   Friday, February 5, 2016 is “National Wear Red Day”, an annual effort to raise awareness about heart disease and striving for heart health. On its website, the AHA has a…