Author Archives: Alexis Slivka

Donate to Making Kane Fit for Kids

                During this Holiday Season we can ALL do our part to EAT HEALTHY and GIVE HEALTHY! Throughout December, you have the opportunity to change your life and lives of Kane Kids. EAT HEALTHY at work by packing a nutritious Brown Bag Lunch or at home by cooking…read more

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: 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

Kane Health Counts

A new website launched on November 18, 2015 by the Kane County Health Department will provide information that allows you to see how Kane County stacks up in such topics as health, education, economics, housing and much, much more. This information will help you understand how your health relates to all of Kane’s residents.   The…read more

Healthy Living Council at the Aurora Back to School Fair

The Healthy Living Council of Greater Aurora was in attendance of the Communities in Schools Back to School Fair. The event brought more than 900 Aurora families, proving them with health information, free resources, and free backpacks for the kids. The Healthy Living Council used this opportunity to survey the community on the where they…read more