More than 460 riders, sponsors and guests came out this weekend to support the The Equestrian Therapy Programâ€™s mission â€” to enhance the lives of people living with disabilities.Â
In addition to the pumpkin festival and silent auction on Saturday, 54 therapy riders rode their horses during the Ride-A-Thon, with the goal of gaining pledges to raise money for the therapy program.
For more information about the Equestrian Therapy fundraiser, see the Monday, Oct. 14 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.
A walking club needs a walking track and both are coming to Wapakoneta Elementary School.
For more than a year, staff at the school have been working on developing a club first and then a track, springing off the idea of creating more active youth.
â€śWe wanted to encourage active lifestyles for our students,â€ť said Amy Burke, who teaches physical education at the elementary school. â€śBy creating a walking club, we hope to increase activity at recess and give the students one more option to be active.â€ť