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Wheeler to host children's health, safety fair

Published: Wednesday, June 5, 2013 1:44 p.m. CDT • Updated: Wednesday, June 5, 2013 1:46 p.m. CDT

FOX LAKE – State Rep. Barbara Wheeler will host a children's health and safety fair from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at Grant High School, 285 E Grand Ave.

The fair has free admissions, refreshments and giveaways.

Beginning at 9 a.m., the fair will have demonstrations, including the Lake County sheriff K-9 unit and self-defense lessons, among other demonstrations.

Information will be available about bicycle safety, nutrition, college savings tips and more.

The fair will include a large selection of trucks to view and touch, including a police squad car, semi tow truck and firetruck.

For information on the children's health and safety fair, contact Wheeler's office at 847-973-0064 or visit www.wheeler.ilhousegop.org.

– Olivia Gilbertsen

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