Pine Bluff Links Chapter to host annual walk-a-thon

The Pine Bluff Chapter of The Links Inc., will sponsor its annual Walk-a-Thon, Make Health a Habit, on Saturday at Saracen Landing.

Registration will begin at 7:30 a.m., and the walk will begin at 8 a.m. There is a registration fee of $5 for adults. Students and senior citizens 65 years and older are invited to participate at no cost.

The goal of “Project Walking Fete: Make Health a Habit” promotes walking as a healthy pastime.

The proceeds generated from this year’s event have been designated for Youth Partners Inc. of Pine Bluff.

The local coordinator of the walk-a-thon is Cheryl Broughton. For more information, contact Broughton at

The Links Inc., is a premier women’s organization of more than 12,000 professional women of color in 274 chapters who are influential decision makers, opinion leaders, and dedicated volunteers, committed to enriching and sustaining the culture and economic survival of African Americans and other persons of African ancestry.

Eva McGee serves as president of the Pine Bluff chapter, which was chartered in 1969. Broughton is the chairman of the Health and Human Services facet.