By Gladys Colotl/South Kern Sol
GREENFIELD– The Greenfield Walking Group has achieved another goal in their quest in getting their community healthier: they’re a non-profit organization.
The Greenfield Walking Group is an organization that’s dedicated to helping the improvement of parks in Greenfield, promoting healthy environments and hosting fun exercise activities such as zumba and walking.
“It took a lot of time and hard work. It wasn’t something easy for us but with all the time and effort we’ve managed to accomplish this organization,” said Gema Perez, co-founder of the group. “Before this organization was formed the parks and the community weren’t doing so well. The parks would always have tagging, there were loose dogs, drug activity was going, and the playground toys were pretty dangerous.”
Perez said parents were afraid to take their children or let them go to parks because they felt were unsafe.
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