Be sure to register for this year’s Let’s Move Elgin 5k in September! Come for the 5k walk/run, kids’ fun run, free health expo, music, & food! For more information visit http://letsmoveelgin.com/
53 Kane County Schools participated in Walk to School Day. The Fit for Kids Funders’ Consortium made $300 mini-grants available to participating school PTOs. Each school planned their own event. Here are some highlights: At Brady Elementary School, Aurora Mayor Tom Weisner walked to school with students. Kane County Board Chairman, Karen McConnaughay participated in
Making Kane County Fit for Kids Presents the 3rd Annual International Walk to School Day, Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012. All children are encouraged to walk and/or bike to school in participating schools within Kane County to promote healthy choices.
Additional implementation projects promote physical activity. These included partnerships to add playground equipment to parks, schools and low income apartment complexes. Bardwell Elementary in East Aurora installed a climbing wall. The wall is used before school and as a part school day curriculum. Storm Elementary School in Batavia installed playground equipment. The equipment will be