Six Nations Parks and Rec working to get seniors active

By: Chris Pimentel Writer Six Nations Parks and Recreation wants to get local seniors moving . Six Nations Parks and Recreation director Cheryl Henhawk says she wants to establish an Active Older Adults Committee and offer direct seniors’ programming for active living. “Right now, we have a euchre and knitting group that comes in, but if we encourage seniors to come out and tell us, what they need, and focus in on active living,” said Henhawk. Henhawk, told the Human Services Committee Wednesday ( Jan 3) she was applying for an Ontario grant to cover the majority of the costs for the elders’ program that would operate out of the Dajoh Youth and Elders Centre. She said she has had encouragement from Eva Salter, Regional Advisor -Brant, Haldimand, Norfolk Counties…

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