Picture caption: RETIRED SECRETARY OF STATE JESSE L. WHITE (left) is pictured holding the plaque he obtained from State Senator Mattie Hunter (middle) honoring his years of service.
On Saturday, August 5, 2023, State Senator Mattie Hunter’s annual Household Well being and Health Honest was held on the Illinois Institute of Know-how for its nineteenth 12 months. Hunter’s occasion was co-hosted by State Representatives Kimberly du Buclet, Sonya Harper, the Illinois Institute of Know-how, and the Institute For Optimistic Residing, with ComEd because the lead sponsor.
“This main neighborhood occasion is a chance to not solely entry free well being screenings and worthwhile sources however to take pleasure in enjoyable actions for the entire household,” mentioned Hunter (D-Chicago). “From reside leisure to giveaways and free companies, there’s one thing for everybody.”
Households and kids of all ages have been invited to attend this huge occasion which featured free well being screenings together with kidney and diabetes screenings from the Nationwide Kidney Basis, college physicals from St. Bernard’s Cellular Well being Unit, and dental screenings from Roseland Dental.
Representatives from the Illinois Secretary of State have been on website providing state IDs and license plate stickers (charges apply), and the Prepare dinner County Sheriff’s Workplace offered free electronics recycling and drugs disposal.
Regardless of the occasional rain that day, attendees have been in a position to go to greater than 80 distributors providing sources and giveaways. The honest program additionally included recognizing former Secretary of State Jesse White for his years of service to the state, a balloon launch for most cancers survivors, and featured leisure by the Jesse White Tumblers, Fre2Dance Line Dancers and extra.