Bob Scheidt, Kutztown, embarks on A Walk Across Europe

Submitted by Adrienne R. Wright The first walking group at the airport, from left to right: Brigham Farrand, Bob Scheidt, Lauren Packard and Scheidt's daughter, Amberly Scheidt. At right, friend John Knabb. Kutztown resident Bob Scheidt embarks on his walk across Europe to raise awareness about the link between exercise and diabetes management.

Kutztown resident Bob Scheidt hosted a bon voyage party at the Frying Dutchman Donut Shop and Kutztown Tavern on March 24 before departing for his walk across Europe. Scheidt, a longtime type-I diabetic, is raising awareness about the link between exercise and diabetes management. For more information, visit www.diabetescrusader.org or follow him on Facebook.

Submitted by Adrienne R. Wright