Kids' Health & Safety Fair offered Sept. 11

Updated 8/23/2021 12:31 PM

Illinois Senate Republican Leader Dan McConchie (R-Hawthorn Woods, 26th Senate District) and State Rep. Chris Bos (R-Lake Zurich, 51st House District) invite residents to join them for their inaugural Kids' Health and Safety Fair, in partnership with the Foglia YMCA.

The free fair from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sept. 11 at Foglia YMCA in Lake Zurich will feature live demos, a touch-a-truck exhibit and several family-friendly activities.


It will open with an honor guard memorial ceremony performed by the Lake Zurich Fire Department in memory of the 20th anniversary of 9/11.

The fair will include 40 exhibitors with activities and information, including antique fire engine rides, water and boat safety, a fire pole experience and college savings information for parents, as well as free walk-up COVID-19 vaccines available through the Lake County Health Department.

More than 20 vehicles will be featured in the touch-a-truck exhibit, highlighted by a visit from the LIFESTAR Medical Helicopter, which will land on-site at 10 a.m. In addition to free admission, free refreshments and giveaways are also included.

Featured fair demonstrations include:

• 9:30 a.m. -- 9/11 Honor Guard Ceremony

• 10 a.m. -- Traveling World of Reptiles Show

• 11:15 a.m. -- Foglia YMCA Water Safety

• 11:30 a.m. -- W. Kim Tae Kwon Do

• Noon -- Lake County K-9

• 12:30 p.m. -- Drawing for Giveaways

Foglia YMCA is at 1025 N. Old McHenry Road, Lake Zurich.

For a complete list of exhibitors and more information, contact Sen. McConchie at (224) 662-4544 or visit; or Rep. Bos, (224) 662-1176 or

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