First Lady Tonette Walker

"Walk with Walker" comes to Poynette

Poynette Press
Thursday, April 17, 2014

First Lady Tonette Walker will be at the MacKenzie Center/Poynette Game Farm next Thursday, April 24 as part off her monthly "Walk with Walker".

She will be joined by Department of Tourism Secretary Stephanie Klett and DNR Division Administrator Kristy Rogers representing DNR Secretary Stepp.

The public is invited to join by meeting in the South Trails parking lot and hike a couple of the MacKenzie Center trails. Participants will gather at the MacKenzie Center, W7303 County Highway CS & Q, Poynette, WI 53955. Meet at 9 a.m. with the walk starting at 9:15 a.m. Attendees will walk an approximate two-mile guided walk around the nature trail.

"I encourage you to forward this invite to your boards, staff, teams, committees, friends and family to join us for this public walk," MacKenzie Center director JD Smith said.

Walk with Walker promotes health and fitness while showcasing Wisconsin's beauty.

The first lady invites the people of Wisconsin to “Walk with Walker,” as she visits some of Wisconsin’s most picturesque trails, parks, and landscapes, promoting health and fitness while showcasing some of the beautiful but lesser known sites across the state.

Each month, one trail is selected for an organized Walk with Walker event. The first lady is joined by local residents, visitors on day-trips, and friends and family, who together walk a short trail, exploring Wisconsin’s treasure chest of picturesque scenery.

To learn more about Walk with Walker and upcoming events, visit