Free Children’s Health Fair

MORRIS– Don’t miss the Traveling World of Reptiles Show, Touch-a-Truck exhibit, interactive safety demonstrations and more at this year’s Children’s Health and Safety Expo hosted by State Representative David Welter (R-Morris) August 13th from 9:00 a.m. to Noon at Saratoga Elementary School, 4040 N. Division Street. in Morris.
“I am extremely excited to be able to provide this free children’s health and safety event to our community,” said Welter. “This year’s Safety Expo offers children and parents an  opportunity to learn about issues such as cyber bullying, nutrition, bicycle safety, college saving programs, as well engage in fun interactive activities!”
Admission is free. There will also be free giveaways at the event, and lots of information.
Demonstrations at this year’s expo include: Traveling world of Reptiles show at 9:15a.m., Forte Arts Center at 10:30 a.m., Chang Lee’s Taekwon Martial Arts at 11 a.m. and Donna Mueller’s School of Dance at 11:30 a.m. Also, a medical helicopter will be there from 9:30am – 11:30am.
More than 20 “Touch-a-Trucks” will be at the Safety Expo, and kids are invited to see, touch and get behind the wheel of their favorite vehicle. Local professionals will be available to answer questions about the equipment and the work they do.
“This is a great event for the whole family and a wonderful destination for your weekend,” said Welter.
For more information, contact Rep Welter’s office at 815-416-1475, or check out the handy flyer at