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There's a County Executive and a Tiger Loose at the Zoo

Public Date: 4/16/2010 12:00 AM
Contact: Bill Mullan, Oakland County Media and Communications Officer
Phone Number: 248-858-1048

Media Advisory

Join Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson and Detroit Tigers mascot PAWS as they kick-off the 7th annual Count Your Steps pedometer walking program to fight childhood obesity. Third and fourth graders from Shrine Catholic and Pepper Elementary Schools will join Patterson and PAWS as they walk almost 2 miles around the Detroit Zoo. Since the program's inception, more than 135,000 Oakland County third and fourth grade students have logged a total of 14 billion steps, or 26 times around the Earth!


10:00 a.m. Monday, April 19, 2010


The Detroit Zoo, 8450 West 10 Mile Road, Royal Oak, Michigan.
(Media check in at the Zoo Administration Building.)

For further information, please contact Bill Mullan, Oakland County Media and Communications Officer, at (248) 858-1048.