2016 International Walk to School Day

The Making Kane County Fit for Kids Funders’ Consortium invites you to participate in 2016 Walk to School Day activities.

For more information, download the registration form or view the event page.

Brown Bag for Healthy Kids

We invite your Business or Organization to participate in Making Kane Fit for Kids’ Brown Bag for Healthy Kids Challenge during March, April, or May. Designate one day for employees or members to bring healthy lunches and donate. Every $10 raised will go towards reducing childhood obesity in Kane County through Healthy Initiatives at School Implementation Sites.

Fox Valley United Way Joins Funders’ Consortium

Fit for Kids welcomes the Fox Valley United Way to the Funders’ Consortium.  We thank you for your ongoing commitment to the health and well-being of the community.  Find out more about this fantastic organization at www.uwfoxvalley.org.





Walk to School Day 2016

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  On October 5th, 72 Kane County schools took part in the annual Walk to School Day. Mayors, sponsors, policemen, and fireman from different communities came out to support the healthy initiative. A special congratulations are in order to Geneva School District 304, who had all of its schools register for the event.  Thank you…read more

2016 International Walk to School Day

The Making Kane County Fit for Kids Funders’ Consortium invites you to participate in 2016 Walk to School Day activities. For more information, download the registration form or view the event page.

Thank you to everyone that participated in the Spring Brown Bag for Healthy Kids fundraising event.  We are starting to organize a follow up for the fall, let us know if your company would like to get involved.  It is very simple, employees can “brown bag” their lunch on a designated day and make a…read more

Meet the Council-Alexis Slivka

Alexis (Lexii Slivka), is a 25 year-old bride-to-be, living in St. Charles with the loves of her life, Harley—a black Pomeranian, Tucker, a Golden Retriever/Shepherd mix, and her fiancé, Neil. Lexii earned her Masters of Public Health degree from University of Illinois, and has worked for Kane County Health Department ever since. In her free…read more

Meet the Council-Laura Barr

Laura L Barr, Nutrition & Wellness educator for University of Illinois Extension – DuPage/Kane/Kendall Unit enjoys riding bikes, horses and motorcycles. She eats her greens and beans…just walking the talk folks.‪#‎MeetTheCouncil ‬

Meet the Council Wednesday!

It’s Meet the Council Wednesday! Each Wednesday you will get to learn a little bit more about a council member. Stay tuned every Wednesday to learn abotu about a Healthy Living Council of Greater Aurora member ‪#‎MeetTheCouncil‬    

Healthy Living Council of Greater Aurora’s Wellness Works 2016

Registration is now open for Wellness Works 2016, a conference for employers to learn how to successfully promote health and wellness in the workplace! Wellness Works 2016 will be September 16, 2016 11am-3pm at Prisco Community Center in Aurora. Registration fee of $25 includes lunch. To register for the conference, click here: http://tinyurl.com/WellnessWorks2016 If you are…read more

American Diabetes Association Alert Day

March 22nd is American Diabetes Association Alert Day® We encourage you to take the quick online type 2 Diabetes Risk Test. You’ll be asked to answer simple questions about your weight, age, family history, and other potential risk factors for prediabetes and type 2 diabetes. It’s that simple, and it’s anonymous. The American Diabetes Association…read more

Brown Bag for Healthy Kids

We invite your Business or Organization to participate in Making Kane Fit for Kids’ Brown Bag for Healthy Kids Challenge during March, April, or May. Designate one day for employees or members to bring healthy lunches and donate. Every $10 raised will go towards reducing childhood obesity in Kane County through Healthy Initiatives at School Implementation Sites. For…read more

Farm to School in Kane County

Fit For Kids and Kane County Health Department are so excited to be working with Seven Generations Ahead to implement the Farm to School Program here in Kane County. SGA is one of 74 projects in 39 states that received support through the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Farm to School Program, in an effort to…read more