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Make steps toward better health with this week’s Mercury Mile walk on Wednesday


The TriCounty Community Network hosted The Mercury Mile walk at the end of last month. This week, the company Janney Montgomery Scott LLC will host the community walk Wednesday at noon. Michilea Patterson — Digital First Media

By Michilea Patterson, The Mercury

LOWER POTTSGROVE >> Fall is quickly approaching which means now is the time to enjoy walking outdoors before the weather gets too cold. Join other community members at The Mercury Mile walk on Wednesday afternoon.


The company Janney Montgomery Scott LLC, a local investment business, will host this week’s Mercury Mile. Inclement weather prevented the walk from happening last Wednesday so it was rescheduled for this week. The walk will begin noon Wednesday from the company’s office located at 2108 E. High St. The office is near the First Avenue intersection.

“Janney Montgomery Scott LLC has been in the investment business since 1832 and is headquartered in Philadelphia. Janney offers a full line of diversified investment services, with a goal of helping individuals and businesses attain long-term financial goals, including stocks, corporate and tax-free bonds, mutual funds, CD’s, IRA’s, annuities, and money management services,” according to a statement provided by the company.

The financial company has an office in Lower Pottsgrove. Senior Vice President Kathie Lynn, Vice President Tammy Bowman and Jackie Gofus, financial advisor, are the investment professionals at the local office. For more information, visit the website at or call 610-718-8560 to schedule an appointment.

If there is inclement weather on Wednesday afternoon then the walk be cancelled and another Mercury Mile will resume next week. The Mercury Mile is a free, weekly community activity that happens every Wednesday at noon. The location of the walk changes from week to week.

Those interested in hosting a Mercury Mile walk or activity should email Michilea Patterson at or call 610-850-0282 to schedule a time. To find each week’s location, visit the Fit for Life website at and like the Facebook page Walkers can also be added to the Mercury Mile email list by contacting Patterson. Send your name from the email you would like to use and each week’s mile location will be sent to you.

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