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Posted on: November 6, 2020

Event Canceled: Walk With the Mayor Scheduled for Nov. 21

Note: The Nov. 21 Walk with the Mayor has been canceled as has the December one. Future walks are on hold due to the pandemic.

Edina, Minn., Nov. 6, 2020 – Residents are encouraged to walk with recently re-elected Mayor Jim Hovland and Council Members-Elect Carolyn Jackson and James Pierce at the November “Walk with the Mayor.”

The November Walk With the Mayor is scheduled for 9-10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 21, at Centennial Lakes Park, 7499 France Ave. S. The walk will start at the Hughes Pavilion and follow the park’s pathways. The November walk is being held outdoors to help support COVID-19 guidelines and allow for the recommended social distancing. 

“Now that we are through the General Election, I look forward to getting back to walks with our residents every month,” said Mayor Jim Hovland, “I am pleased we can still be outdoors for November and look forward to seeing folks at Centennial Lakes!”

Participating in the Walk With the Mayor gives community members a chance to voice concerns, share opinions and thoughts as well as just talk with Hovland while getting to know the city a little bit better. No prior registration is required to attend Walk With the Mayor, just show up at the designated meeting time and place. 

Upcoming walks include: 

  • 9 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 21, Centennial Lakes Park walking paths, meet in front of Hughes Pavilion
  • 9 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 12, Galleria Edina, meet near the Starbucks near Door 4
  • 9 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 16, Southdale Center, meet near the Caribou Coffee in center court

Participants should dress for the weather, wear comfortable walking shoes, a mask and maintain a six-foot distance from one another. For more information or to suggest a location for a future walk, contact the Communications Department at 952-826-0359.  

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