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Residents participate in Heart Walk

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About 350 to 400 area residents gathered to participate in the Lincoln Parish Heart Walk 2006, and Rachel Scriber, event chair, was also participating.

“I am walking today for my dad, who died of heart disease at the age of 42,” Scriber told the participants. “So it is personal for many of us. If we could take all of our money today and just save one life, it would all be worth it.”

Before the walk began, heart disease and stroke survivors, who were distinguished by wearing red hats, were recognized by the walkers.

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