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Walk @ lunch!

By April 3, 2023No Comments

By Patrick Johnston

“Me thinks that the moment my legs begin to move, my thoughts begin to flow.” – Henry David Thoreau 

Image of a sign that reads "It's just a hill get over it!" with a group walking in the background

If you’re an Auburn employee who enjoys walking or spending time with your co-workers, then mark your calendars for April 26. That’s when Walk @ Lunch will occur across campus.  

Walk @ Lunch is one of several events planned for Employee Appreciation Week (April 24-28). Dozens of employees are expected to participate in one of the walks across campus.  

Beginning at 11:45 a.m., on-campus walks will begin at the following locations: 

  • The Harrison College of Pharmacy (HCOP) 
  • Facilities Management – Building 1 
  • The College of Veterinary Medicine 
  • The East Glenn Administrative Complex 

Each walk will take approximately 30 minutes. If you work off campus or in another county, that’s OK. ACES offices and other off-campus units are encouraged to host their own events! 

Walk @ Lunch events are held annually across America. It’s a good reminder that a brisk, 30-minute walk can help people: 

  • Decrease the risk of heart attack and type 2 diabetes. 
  • Maintain a healthy weight. 
  • Improve muscle tone. 
  • Reduce stress. 

The events are sponsored by HCOP and University Human Resources. Additional information about Walk @ Lunch and Employee Appreciation Week will be made available online 

If you would like to share photos from your respective event, just email or post them to social media (#auappreciate).  

Patrick Johnston is the communicator for Human Resources.


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