Monday, January 25, 2010

Hendry-Glades Hiking Group Forming

Like To Hike? - Check Out This Group
LABELLE, FL. -- Here�s your opportunity to explore beautiful landscapes of Florida and meet fellow nature lovers. The formation of a Florida Trails Association inland sub-chapter is in its early stages and wants interested people to join. An orientation meeting is being held Saturday, February 6 in Moore Haven.
The group will meet at 10 a.m. February 6 with FTA members guiding a casual hike on the Lake Okeechobee Scenic Trail, a segment of the Florida National Scenic Trail. Meet at the Alvin Ward Memorial Park in Moore Haven. The hike will be about an hour, more or less. Everyone walks or cycles at their own pace and swap stories with people of all ages who like to walk, hike, bicycle, canoe or kayak in the great outdoors.
Following this walk, the group will gather at the Glades County Historical Society�s Westergaard House located at 270 Avenue L in Moore Haven for a brief meeting to begin about 11:30 a.m. FTA members will explain the goals and purposes of FTA.
No lunch is being served but bring a sack lunch of your own, or stop and pick up a lunch from a local restaurant. Ice tea, water and coffee will be available at the Westergaard House.
For more information about this event, contact Margaret England 863-674-0695 or, Patty Register 863-675-0623 or, Susan Etchey 863-946-1626 at or Betty Loomis 863-946-3560 or .

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