Author Archives: Kemberli Sargent

New to Town: Patty explores by walking

At her day job, Patty Boston works as a Project Administrator for AECOM. On the weekends, she is one of the regulars on walks with her local 50+ Walks group in Norcross. Patty has always been a walker. “My goal is to stay healthy and active. I’m one who wants to be healthy and walking… Read More »

50+ Walks Profile: David in Norcross

“My name is David, and I have worked for the US Environmental Protection Agency   in downtown Atlanta for the past 30 years.” David lives just outside Atlanta. “I moved to Norcross from Doraville, Georgia in 2013,” he says, “I’m looking forward to getting more involved in the Norcross community once I retire in the next… Read More »

50+ Walks Profile: Nothing can stop Dorris

“My name is Dorris King and I live at City Lights in the Old Fourth Ward.” Dorris loves to walk and enjoys a variety of hobbies as well. “I do crafts and things of that sort. I haven’t gotten to the art of doing vases and jars yet, but I would like to.” Dorris explores… Read More »

50+ Walks Profile: Librarians are walkers too.

What does a retired librarian do for fun? Walk of course! From librarian to walk leader. “My name is Liz Bibby and I used to manage corporate, academic, and non-profit libraries. I retired a couple of years ago,” Liz recounts. Now, she lives in Buckhead and volunteers with PEDS for the 50+ Walks program. Liz… Read More »

50+ Walks Profile: Frank shows us around the Park

Exploring Tucker Parks with Frank Frank knows a good deal about Tucker and its parks. “I live in the brand new city of Tucker, GA,” Frank says, “and I serve on the Tucker Community Planning Board.” A retired government employee, Frank now trains people with disabilities on computer use. To get out and enjoy the world, he… Read More »

50+ Walks Profile: Nothing stops Dorothy from walking

Dorothy is a long time resident of the Old Fourth Ward neighborhood. “I was born in the Old Fourth Ward back in 1945 on Felton Drive to my parents Mr. and Mrs. Charles Williams.” Dorothy said. “I attended C.W. Hill Elementary School. I grew up and graduated from Howard High.”   She walks every week with… Read More »

50+ Walks Profile: Weekend walks in Norcross

Weekend walks are relaxing and exploratory! Jolyn leads two 50+ Walks group in Norcross on the weekend. Every Saturday and Sunday morning, she meets a large group at the park and gives a walking tour around the historic Norcross neighborhoods. Besides being a self employed software trainer, Jolyn helps her community by serving on the… Read More »

50+ Walks Profile: Deborah & the Dawdlers

What better way to break in the official spring season than a walk? The Tucker 50+ Walking group did just that. Deborah, a dedicated volunteer, helps guide the group each week. She started ‘The Dawdlers’, as they are casually known, and they walk twice a week in different neighborhoods around Tucker. This week, they visited… Read More »