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/
The purpose of this request is to identify an individual qualified to establish and strengthen relationships to increase fund development and sponsorship cultivation for the Making Kane County Fit for Kids Funders’ Consortium. The successful candidate will enter an agreement with the Kane County Health Department, a Consortium member organization, who will provide day to day oversight for the
Funding The Kane County Health Department, in partnership with the Making Kane Fit for Kids Funders’ Consortium, is pleased to announce the availability of grant funding to support implementation of the Fit Kids 2020 Plan to reduce childhood obesity in Kane County. The Consortium includes the United Way of Elgin, Community Foundation of the Fox
Sixty Kane County Schools participated in International Walk to School Day on October 8, 2014. This marks the fifth year the Funders’ Consortium has sponsored Walk to School Day. Thanks to our sponsors, Elgin Parks and Recreation and City of Aurora for their support.
The Fit for Kids Funders’ Consortium has sponsored International Walk to School Day for five years. The following schools have participated all five years: Alice Gustafson, Fabyan, Bell-Graham, Fox Ridge, Hampshire, Harrison, Heartland, Hoover Wood, JB Nelson, Mill Creek, Lincoln, Fox Meadow, Norton Creek, Neubert, Parkview, H.C. Storm, Western Avenue, Sleepy Hollow, Geneva Middle School
Press ReleaseFebruary 5, 2015 The Fit for Kids Funders’ Consortium is pleased to announce that Rush-Copley Foundation is joining the Leadership Board of the Consortium. The Fit for Kids Funders’ Consortium is private-public partnership established to support the comprehensive, coordinated, community-based initiatives needed to make Kane County “Fit for Kids” and implement the Fit Kids
Walk to School Week with different events each day Walk to School Month with students tracking their walking and biking days for incentives Incentives can be simple; The Golden Shoe Award-spray paint an old sneaker gold, and let the classroom or grade that has the most walkers/bikers, display the award for the day/week. Distribute Fit for Kids
Try gathering at a park or public place close to the school and walking together as a group to school. Once students arrive, they can participate in an obstacle course or run laps or walk around the school field.