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Walk for a Healthy McKees Rocks

Focus On Renewal (FOR) is one of 69 organizations participating in the Highmark Walk for a Healthy Community. This annual fundraiser is underwritten by Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield so that 100 percent of the funds raised go to the participating western Pennsylvania non-profits.

The 2014 Highmark Walk for a Healthy Community will be held Saturday, May 17 at Stage AE on the North Shore. Walk registration is at 7:45 a.m. The 5K walk begins at 9 a.m. while the one-mile fun walk starts at 9:15 a.m. After the walk, Highmark provides refreshments, raffle drawings, games and live entertainment for the participants.

FOR Executive Director Greg Quinlan said, “Focus On Renewal will make great strides in helping the Sto-Rox community by participating again in the Highmark Walk for a Healthy Community this spring. This fundraiser is a great opportunity for our neighbors to step up to help others.”

There is no registration fee; however, walkers are encouraged to raise funds for an organization of their choice. Online registration is available at for the 5K or One-Mile Fun Walk. To request a registration brochure or for additional information, please call Chris Crytzer at 412-771-6460 x 305 or

About the Highmark Walk for a Healthy Community

The primary goal of the walk is to help participating organizations raise money for their individual missions. The secondary goal of the walk is to energize participants to have a greater hand in their own health. The Highmark Walk for a Healthy Community provides an outlet for active individuals to continue their exercise routines and provides motivation to encourage inactive individuals to become more physically active.

About Focus On Renewal

Focus on Renewal (FOR) is a non-profit human service agency that has served the McKees Rocks community for 45 years. The agency’s mission is to empower the development of spirit, mind and body of individuals so they may live their lives in a dignified and fully human way.

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