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Cedar Rapids celebrates health with city-wide walk, Gov. Reynolds

Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds looks at the top of the Alliant Building as she and Delta Dental of Iowa president and CEO Jeff Russell during the annual Cedar Rapids City-Wide Walk in southeast Cedar Rapids, Iowa on Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018. The city received a Healthiest State Initiative Community Award this year for advancing efforts to improve the physical, social and emotional well-being of residents in Cedar Rapids. The approximatly 1 mile walk concluded at Green Square with a free lunch and other refreshments for the walkers as well as music and games. (Jim Slosiarek/The Gazette)
Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds looks at the top of the Alliant Building as she and Delta Dental of Iowa president and CEO Jeff Russell during the annual Cedar Rapids City-Wide Walk in southeast Cedar Rapids, Iowa on Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018. The city received a Healthiest State Initiative Community Award this year for advancing efforts to improve the physical, social and emotional well-being of residents in Cedar Rapids. The approximatly 1 mile walk concluded at Green Square with a free lunch and other refreshments for the walkers as well as music and games. (Jim Slosiarek/The Gazette)
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Dozens treked from Cedar Rapids City Hall to Greene Park on Wednesday with Gov. Kim Reynolds and other city officials. The approximately 1-mile route marked the annual Healthiest State Initiative walk.

Participants received free lunch upon arriving at Greene Park. The Healthiest State Initiative is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization with the goal to make Iowa the healthiest state in the nation.

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