Rep. Mark Batinick’s Children’s Health & Safety Expo Set for June 17


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State Representative Mark Batinick

For Immediate Release                                                                            Contact: Rep. Batinick

        June 1, 2017                                                                                                         (815) 254-0000

Rep. Mark Batinick’s Children’s Health & Safety Expo Set for June 17

Reptile Show and Touch-A-Truck exhibit among the special attractions

PLAINFIELDOver 50 area vendors covering a wide range of educational, health and child care, recreational and community services will participate in State Rep. Mark Batinick’s Children’s Safety Expo to be held from 9:00am – 12:30pm on Saturday, June 17 at Plainfield Central High School, located at 24120 Fort Beggs Drive. The annual event features the popular Traveling World of Reptiles Show and a Touch-A-Truck exhibit with over 25 vehicles for the kids to see, touch and sit in.

Admission to the event is FREE with complimentary refreshments and giveaways also provided. Information will be available on topics such as bicycle safety, after-school activities, nutrition and diabetes prevention; to name just a few. Free facepainting will also be available.

“I am very excited to host an event that connects kids and families to the tremendous local resources and activities available throughout our area,” Rep. Batinick said. “This Fair will be interactive, fun and informational for families of all ages.” Event details are as follows:

Rep. Mark Batinick’s Children’s Health & Safety Expo 2017

DATE: Saturday, June 17

TIME: 9:00am – 12:30pm

LOCATION: Plainfield Central High School Gym

ADDRESS: 24120 Fort Beggs Dr., Plainfield, IL (just west of Route 59)

Demonstrations will include the Thrive Dance Team (9:00am); Martial Arts of America (9:30am); Traveling World of Reptiles Show (10:00am); Gymquest/Dancequest of Plainfield (11:30am); Illinois State Police K-9 (Noon); and a drawing for Giveaways (12:30pm).

Please see the full list of participants:


Air Methods – Lifestar

Big Brothers Big Sisters

C.W. Avery YMCA

Catholic Charities

Chobars Towing Service

Do Terra

Edward Ambulance Service

Edward Emergency Department

First Student

Gymquest/Dancequest of Plainfield

Hruska Insurancenter

Illinois Department of Transportation

Illinois Life Span

Illinois Secretary of State Police

Illinois State Police

Jennifer Delarosa Photography

Juice Plus

Kumon Math & Reading Center

Lifetime Health & Wellness

Lynda Mahalik Facepainting

Martial Arts America

Mary Kay Cosmetics


Medulla Chiro One

N.A.M.I. of Will Grundy

Office of the Illinois Attorney General

Office of the Illinois Comptroller

Office of the Illinois Secretary of State

Office of the Illinois Treasurer

Optimal Health & Wellness

Plainfield C.E.R.T.

Plainfield Emergency Management Agency

Plainfield Fire Protection District

Plainfield Police Department

Plainfield Public Library

Plainfield Township

Reclaim 13

Shaklee Healthy Alternatives

Siegel’s Cottonwood Farms

Shorewood Police Department

Shorewood/Troy Library

Troy Fire Protection District

Troy Township Highway Department

Village of Oswego

Village of Shorewood

Wheatland Township Road District

Will County Emergency Management

Will County Farm Bureau

Will County Health Department

Will County Highway Department

Will County Regional Office of Education

Will County Sheriff

Will County State’s Attorney’s Office

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