2nd Sunday 2010 | Photo courtesy of 2nd Sunday Lexington-Fayette County
2nd Sunday Lexington
Sunday, Oct. 9, 2011
1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Thanks to all of our volunteers who helped with outreach at this event! We answered questions, educated on local land-use issues, and garneed more support for a sustainable Lexington that benefits all of us! 2nd Sunday is a state-wide campaign that will serve as a catalyst for improving Kentucky’s health status and can become a template for nationwide awareness. For more information about Lexington’s 2nd Sunday Initiative check out their website or facebook.
Please email Charlene at email@example.com or call 281.1202 to volunteer or for more information.
Mayor Jim Gray leads Sedentary Parade aboard moving couch
By Valarie Honeycutt Spears, 10.10.11, Kentucky.com
By design, a lot of nothing was going on Sunday afternoon during Lexington’s Sedentary Parade, which poked fun at the city being named America’s least active by Men’s Health magazine.
Mayor Jim Gray led the “parade” sitting on a couch atop an electric cart, complete with a table for putting your feet up. Members of the March Madness Marching Band, some wearing pajama pants, pretended to fall asleep in the streets. And people who lined the sidewalks just did a lot of sitting around.
“I thought it would be exciting to make fun of the article that said we were the most sedentary city because I don’t think it’s true at all,” said Alicia Helm McCorvey, who sat during the parade with her daughter Julia McCorvey…Read More at Kentucky.com
Activity-packed 2nd Sunday begins with Sedentary Parade
By Cherly Truman, 10.7.11, Kentucky.com
The Sedentary Parade will be the opening event in Lexington’s 2nd Sunday program for October, in which more than 60 organizations will provide activities. Couple that with a 5K run/walk, and Sunday will be an entire day of healthy-living activities, to include soccer, obstacle courses, belly dancing, swing dancing and something called “Diabetes Jeopardy.”
“This is not like a health fair,” said Fayette County extension agent Diana Doggett, whose organization helps to facilitate 2nd Sunday activities around Kentucky (all but a handful of counties have 2nd Sunday events in October). “We want it to be eventful and physical.” …Read more at Kentucky.com