LANCASTER, Pa. -- The Franklin & Marshall Baseball team recently volunteered at the Lancaster Start! Heart Walk as 35 players and two coaches gave up their Saturday afternoon to help at the October 3rd event. The players worked in many capacities, including serving as crossing guards through out Lancaster City, and helping to set up and break down the event.
The 2009 Lancaster Start! Heart Walk took began October 3 at Clipper Magazine Stadium in Lancaster, PA. The Heart Walk is the signature fundraising event for the American Heart Association, The Start! Heart Walk promotes physical activity and heart-healthy living in a fun family environment. It's also the cornerstone event for the Start! physical activity initiative - a "hometown celebration" for those who have worked hard to embrace healthier lifestyles. The Start! Heart Walk will create hope, inspire change and celebrate success for all participants who commit to fighting cardiovascular disease and stroke in their own lives.