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Public invited to walk first lap of multi-use trail at dedication ceremony July 14

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Sikeston Park Division employees Darryl Howard, left, and Bill Nance install signs along the new multi-use trail in the recreation complex. Each sign has a .25-mile mark on it -- up to 1.5 miles. The black signs measure the distance going south on the trail, and the red signs measure the distance going north. Submitted Photo/Jiggs Moore
SIKESTON -- The public is invited to walk the ceremonial first lap around the Recreation Complex lake with Mayor Jerry Pullen to dedicate the new addition to the City's multi-use trail at 9 a.m. July 14.

In addition to a ribbon-cutting and the official first lap, participants can take part in health screenings in the Clinton Building until 11 a.m. for blood pressure, blood sugar, cholesterol, body mass index, and lungs. Post-walk, healthy snacks and refreshments will also be provided in the Clinton Building.

The trail kickoff event is co-sponsored by the city of Sikeston Park Division and the Scott County Health Department.

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