How To Find Walking And Hiking Groups

How To Find Walking And Hiking Groups Pat’s street in Oregon: “The allure of a sidewalk that draws me to explore it.” Portland, Oregon   By Pat Jewett In 2023, a friend mentioned she didn’t know how to join a walking group, which was a wakeup call for me. I have a walking website, www.allthingswalking.com, […]

Grouper and Walk with a Doc Partner to Promote Social Connection and Health

Grouper, the national leader in activity benefit administration, is thrilled to announce a partnership with Walk with a Doc, a global non-profit organization that encourages healthy living through regular walking events led by physicians and other healthcare providers. The collaboration between Grouper and Walk with a Doc aims to enhance the health of walkers by […]

No Look Rhonda Leads The Way

No Look Rhonda Leads The Way By Spencer Morgan Founder and Chief Community Officer Every Tuesday night at 6 p.m., in Huntsville, Alabama, 88 familiar faces gather under the neon lights and the comforting soundtrack of rolling balls, scattering pins and the clank of bowling machines doing their business. It’s league night, an American tradition, […]

Strider of the Month: Pat Jewett

Strider of the Month: Pat Jewett Interview by Ed Ryan Pat JewettGrouper Social AmbassadorPortland, Oregon Pat is arranging walks for walkers in the Portland, Oregon area. If you live in Portland and want to walk in a group and do some exploring, please contact Pat at scoutpjwriter@gmail.com. What initially drew you to walking as a […]

Walk With A Doc’s Founder: “You have to walk the talk”

Walk With A Doc’s Founder: “You have to walk the talk” Dr David Sabgir walks his dog Mudge as he talks with nine year old Sophia Sturiano during the “Walk with a Doc” program at High Banks Metro Park on Saturday April 23. Photo by Lorrie Cecil/ ThisWeek Community News Interview by Ed Ryan In […]

A conversation with Naples Pickleball Center’s Bob Strommen

A conversation with Naples Pickleball Center’s Bob Strommen “You learn to realize that life is very precious, very short. Life is enhanced through the relationships you have with people around you. I’m doing my best to take these lessons and embed them within Naples Pickleball Center and the staff we are so blessed to have.” […]

Social Fitness Testimonial with Shari Joyce, Grouper Social Fitness Ambassador

And I’ve made new friends! By Shari JoyceGrouper Social Ambassador As a single mom, raising my two amazing children was occasionally difficult. We made it through the teenage years and my children grew up and had children of their own. Due to unfortunate circumstances, my daughter faced difficult and unexpected challenges four years ago, and […]

RC Eagles Keep Passions and (Most) Model Planes Aloft

RC Eagles Keep Passions and (Most) Model Planes Aloft https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zjLGb7KOKQc By Spencer MorganChief Community Officer and Founder   On a recent Wednesday afternoon at Suhaka Field, Loren Anderson craned his neck skyward as the vintage biplane he had built from scratch – including cutting its balsa wood parts – soared through a clear blue Colorado […]

Walking with Joan: Dave Brown Keeps Wife’s Memory Alive, One Step at a Time

Walking with Joan: Dave Brown Keeps Wife’s Memory Alive, One Step at a Time By Spencer Morgan As darkness fell on Dec. 30, 2008, Dave and Joan Brown stood overlooking the Chesapeake Bay, their eyes fixed on a lighthouse. For Joan, it was a moment of triumph, having finally completed the American Volkssport Association’s “Lighthouse, […]

I Joined a Club. Then My Life Changed.

I Joined a Club. Then My Life Changed. By Linda Jacobsen Grouper Social Ambassador I’m a single female. At age 62, I retired from running my busy, fun, travel-filled golf business and was ready to embrace my next chapter. Suddenly, my full life became very quiet and isolated in my beautiful but small Colorado mountain […]