​Community Walk-A-Long in Franklin

Contact: Jessica Randazzo, LSU AgCenter, jrandazzo@agcenter.lsu.edu

FRANKLIN, La. – The LSU AgCenter Healthy St. Mary Coalition and City of Franklin are hosting a community walk-a-long on Thursday, March 2nd from 1-3 pm. The group invites residents to join and give feedback on proposed improvements to pedestrian infrastructure in Franklin.

The walk will start at Franklin Post Office located at 420 Willow Street and end at Teche Action Clinic for a discussion. Participants will help evaluate whether the current walking conditions are safe, inviting and ADA accessible.

“Community input is important for sustainable change, so we are inviting all community members in the hopes of getting well-rounded feedback,” said Jessica Randazzo, LSU AgCenter nutrition agent for St. Mary Parish.

For more information about LSU AgCenter Healthy Communities projects in St. Mary or St. Martin parish, contact Randazzo at jrandazzo@agcenter.lsu.edu or (337) 828-4100.

In the event of poor weather, the walk-a-long will be rescheduled for March 9 from 1-3 pm.

Help us make it easier to walk in your community! We need your help:

  • Locating places where youth walk
  • Finding problems adult and youth residents face when walking in the area
  • Identifying important destinations and routes most used by area residents that walk
Group of people walking on a sidewalk.
9/15/2023 6:41:56 PM
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