St. John Valley

Ridgewood Estates starts walker’s club

Ridgewood Estates of Madawaska has begun a walker’s club. The facility purchased pedometers for members, who check in every morning to report their numbers of steps. At the end of each month, staff total the amounts and present a gift certificate to the person who has taken the most steps. From left are Alex Michaud, Aline Bouchard, February winner Toni Marquise and Laura Morrow. Missing from the photo are Joan Sirios, Marie Raymond, Rachel Chasse, Candide Bouchard, Emma Paradise, Romeo Bouchard and Rita Bouchard. Participants have seen an increase in mobility.

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