Representative Steven Andersson & Advocate Sherman Hosting 4th Annual Healthy Families Fun Fair

ELGIN, IL - Advocate Sherman Hospital and State Representative Steven Andersson’s office will host the 4th annual Healthy Families Fun Fair on Thursday, September 7th, from 5 to 7pm, at the Gail Borden Public Library, 270 North Grove Avenue in Elgin.

The fair will include free educational activities about health and wellness for the whole family, with information provided in both English and Spanish.

Attendees will have the opportunity to learn about healthy cooking with Jeff Turner, from In the Neighborhood Deli, family group exercises and backpack safety, take short health risk assessments, and meet Advocate Sherman Hospital physicians, dietitians and other health care providers.

“I am excited to be a part of this great event that presents the best opportunity for residents to have access to the necessary resources for health, wellness, safety, and much more,” shares State Representative Steve Andersson. “I am looking forward to meeting residents to also help with any state issues or concerns they may have.”

New this year will be Advocate Children Hospital’s health resource center, the Illinois State Attorney General’s cyber bullying information, and the Illinois State Treasurer’s Office sharing how to claim unclaimed money.

Other organizations participating will be Centro de Informacion, Elgin Fresh Market, Food for Greater Elgin, Gail Borden Public Library, Greater Elgin Family Care Center, Kane County Health Department, and the University of Illinois Kane County Master Gardeners.

For questions, feel free to contact Rep. Andersson's district office at (630) 457-5460.

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