ROCKFORD – State Representatives Joe Sosnowski (R-Rockford) and John Cabello (R-Machesney Park), along with State Senator Dave Syverson (R-Rockford),are teaming up to host a free Children’s Safety Expo Sept. 28th to provide children and parents in the area with valuable health and safety information.
The Expo will be held at the Aviators’ Stadium, 4503 Interstate Blvd., Loves Park, IL, from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Saturday, September 28th.
The event will showcase a fly-in by a Lifeline medical helicopter, dozens of cool safety vehicles, K-9 safety demonstrations, nutrition
information, a jumpy house, Internet safety exhibits, and valuable bicycle safety information.Plus, the first 100 kids will get a free baseball!
“The All Star’s Children’s Health & Safety Expo will give parents and children a special opportunity to take a hands-on approach to learning while empowering them to make smart and healthy decisions,” said Sosnowski. “It will also provide residents of the Rock River Valley valuable access to government agencies and local businesses, all in one convenient location.”
"Keeping our children informed and safe is a big priority," said Cabello. "We look forward to seeing many Rockford families learning and enjoying each other’s company at the event."
"This will be a fun event for the whole family while also providing important safety information and procedures through the generous contributions and representation of many businesses and agencies," said Syverson.
Emergency ambulances, Humvees, dump trucks, tractors, tow trucks, garbage trucks, weapon carriers, WWII Jeeps, and many more cool vehicles will be in attendance.
For more information on the 2013 All Star’s Children’s Health & Safety Expo, please call Rep. Sosnowski’s office at (815) 547-3436 or visit his website at www.JoeSosnowski.org.