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Marion County Walking Group

Tuesday, April 23, 2024 (9:00 AM - 10:00 AM) (EDT)


Community Captain: Jamie Carrier 

Location: Marion County Parks and Rec – Police Reserve Building (by the wave pool) 35 City View Terrace, Fairmont, WV 26554 Marion County

 Activity Type : Walk Description: Join Community Captain Jamie for walking!

 Active SWV requests participants and volunteers NOT attend group programs if experiencing any of the following. • Have you been in close contact with a confirmed case of COVID-19? • Are you experiencing a cough, shortness of breath, or sore throat? • Have you had a fever in the last 48 hours? • Have you had new loss of taste or smell? • Have you had vomiting or diarrhea in the last 24 hours Regarding Community Captain Programs and groups of children: All Active SWV Community Captain programs are family friendly; children are invited to attend with the expectation of a parent/guardian ratio of 1 guardian adult to 5 children.  It is our expectation for larger groups of children (e.g. Scouts, youth groups, etc), that an adult to child ratio of 1 adult to 5 children be observed in ages 5 and under, and 1 adult to 10 children be observed for ages 5 and above.

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Marion County Parks and Rec – Police Reserve Building (by the wave pool)
35 City View Terrace
Fairmont, WV 26554 United States

***NOTE This program follows the Marion County school schedule.  In the event of a holiday or a snow day, there will be no walking group. 

Tuesday, April 23, 2024 (9:00 AM - 10:00 AM) (EDT)
Marion County
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Brooke Dempsey, Financial Advisor with Edward Jones – “As an Edward Jones financial advisor, my team and I strive to serve each client on a personal level by understanding what’s truly important to them. I want my clients to be confident in the financial decisions they make. My team and I do this by using an established process to create a personalized strategy to help you achieve your financial goals. We partner with you throughout your lifetime to help you navigate your finances and stay on track.”


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