Bourbon County held their first Heart Walk on May 19. The walk was sponsored by Bourbon Community Hospital and 44 walkers participated in the event. Everyone was entertained prior to the event with a Zumba demonstration provided by the hospital’s Zumba Class led by Certified Zumba Instructor, Angela Fugate.
Vendors from Thirty-one, Gold Canyon and Mary Kay Cosmetics were on hand to give demonstrations on their products. The Scoreboard Bar and Grill provided breakfast and Air-Time, Inc provided the inflatables. Trophies were given for teams with the most members. Cane Ridge Elementary School won for school category and Bourbon Community Hospital won for the business category.
“The hospital would like to thank the City Commissioners and the Paris Police Department for supporting our event,” stated Diane Wagoner, Marketing Director for the hospital. “Our goal for the first year was to raise $1,000 and we more than doubled our goal.
“We are already making plans on how to grow the event next year.” Pictures of the event are posted on Bourbon Community Hospital’s facebook page as well as upcoming events at the hospital.