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Published September 19, 2010, 12:00 AM

‘Walk From Obesity’ fundraiser set in Osage

OSAGE, Minn. – The Center for Weight Management, a cooperative venture between St. Joseph’s Area Health Services and Innovis Health, Park Rapids, will sponsor a “Walk From Obesity” at 2 p.m. Oct. 1 at the Smokey Hills Wilderness Retreat and Conference Center here.

By: Forum staff reports, INFORUM

OSAGE, Minn. – The Center for Weight Management, a cooperative venture between St. Joseph’s Area Health Services and Innovis Health, Park Rapids, will sponsor a “Walk From Obesity” at 2 p.m. Oct. 1 at the Smokey Hills Wilderness Retreat and Conference Center here.

The walk will be held in conjunction with the annual “Weekend in the Pines” Weight Management fall retreat.

Funds raised will support American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Foundation and the Obesity Action Coalition research, awareness and educational resources.

Cost to participate is $25 ($30 if online registration used). Registration is free for children 12 and younger. To register, go to www.walkfromobesity.com or call the Center for Weight Management at (218) 255-4311.

The center will host a free weight-loss informational session from 6 to 8 p.m. Sept. 28 in Detroit Lakes. For more information, call (218) 732-2837.

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