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‘Bob G Family Fun and Fitness Day’ set for Saturday, October 5


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    Dr. Robert (Bob) W. Grueninger  
The first “Bob G Family Fun and Fitness Day” will be held on the lawn of Morehead State University’s Laughlin Health Building Saturday, Oct. 5, from 9 a.m. until noon with registration for a fun walk beginning at 8:30 a.m.

The event offers a variety of activity sessions and demonstrations, a health fair with screenings, and includes special guests Beaker and the men’s/women’s basketball teams. Both the walk for National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) and family activities are free and open to the public, created in honor of MSU professor emeritus Dr. Robert (Bob) W. Grueninger by his community for his community.

Dr. Grueninger was a faculty member and chair of MSU’s Department of Health, Physical Education and Sports Science until his retirement in 2005. After his retirement, he was a full time volunteer working as director of missions at Morehead United Methodist Church, president and co-founder of Sustainable Morehead, vice president of NAMI Morehead, curriculum chair for the Morehead Chapter of OLLI at UK, and as a member of various Rowan County Retired Teachers committees.

Saturday will be a day for Morehead and surrounding communities to celebrate his life and work in health and wellness.

The planning committee would like to thank University of Kentucky’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute and Cooperative Extension; National Alliance on Mental Illness Morehead; St. Claire Regional Medical Center, Embroidery Unlimited; MSU’s Department of Health, Wellness and Human Performance, Center for Regional Engagement, Recreation and Wellness Center, Athletics, Office of Communications and Marketing, Department of Agriculture, and Student Association of Social Workers; Total Care Pharmacy; Rite Aid; The Citizens Bank; Morehead Community Federal Credit Union; Retired Senior Volunteer Program; Trophy Works; Pathways, Inc.; and Dr. Maria Alboszta.

Additional information is available by calling 606-783-2180.


Nadeera Ekanayake
Nadeera Ekanayake, from Sri Lanka, is a graduate student in the Department of Applied Engineering and Technology. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Information Technology from Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology(SLIIT). She has more than 3 years of industrial experience working as a software engineer for an ERP software development company. Nadeera joined MSU in spring 2012 and works as a graduate assistant in the AET department.

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