Rep. Welter to Host Children’s Health & Safety Fair

MORRIS– State Representative David A. Welter (R-Morris) invites local families to attend a free Children’s Health & Safety Fair at from 9:00am – Noon on Saturday, September 16 at Saratoga Elementary School, located at 4040 N. Division Street.

The event features over 30 state and local agencies, non-profit organizations and businesses covering a wide range of educational, health and child care, recreational and community services for families and children. Special attractions include the Traveling World of Reptiles Show and the popular Touch-A-Truck exhibit featuring over 15 trucks and a medical helicopter located in the parking lot. 
Admission to the event is FREE with complimentary refreshments and a drawing for giveaways. Information will be available on topics such as bicycle safety, after-school programs, nutrition, internet safety, the Illinois State Treasurer’s I-Cash program and more.  
“As parents, my wife and I value the many outstanding individuals and organizations in our community who offer programs and services that help kids to grow, learn, and explore many interests,” said Representative Welter. “Our Children’s Health & Safety Fair showcases the tremendous local resources and activities available to kids right here in our own backyard. I encourage every local family to stop by and check out all that our community has to offer.” 

Demonstrations at the event include Donna Mueller’s School of Dance at 9:00 a.m., Forte Arts Center demonstration at 9:30 a.m., the Traveling World of Reptiles Show at 10:00 a.m. and Chang Lee’s Taekwon Martial Arts at 11:30 a.m. A drawing for giveaways will take place at Noon.
The full list of participants at Representative Welter’s Children’s Health & Safety Fair includes:

Air Methods- LIFESTAR
Behavioral Alliance of Grundy County
Big Brothers Big Sisters
Chang Lees Taekwon Martial Arts
Commonwealth Edison
Diamond Therapy Center
Donna Mueller’s School of Dance
Forte Arts Center
Grundy County Emergency Management Agency
Grundy County Farm Bureau
Grundy County Highway Department
Grundy County Sheriff
Grundy County Transit
Illinois Department of Transportation
Illinois Secretary of State Police
Illinois State Police
Illinois Truck & Equipment
Morris Area Public Library
Morris Fire Protection & Ambulance District
Morris Hospital Emergency Room
Morris Police Department
N.A.M.I. Will Grundy
Office of the Illinois Attorney General
Office of the Illinois Comptroller
Office of the Illinois Secretary of State
Office of the Illinois Treasurer
Reclaim 13
Seneca Fire Protection & Ambulance District
Traveling World of Reptile Show
Two Rivers Head Start
Village of Minooka Public Works

Touch A Truck:

Medical Helicopter
Utility Truck
Police Squads
Snow Plow
Mobile Command Post
Tandem Axle Dump Truck
Front End Loader
Transportation Bus
Police SUV

And More!
For questions or more information, please call Representative Welter’s office at (815) 416-1475. 

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