Rep. McCombie, Sen. Anderson to host Children’s Health and Safety Expo

East Moline, IL… State Senator Neil Anderson and State Representative Tony McCombie invite local families to attend a free Children’s Health & Safety Expo on Saturday, September 14 in East Moline.

Saturday, September 14

9:00 a.m. – Noon

Glenview Middle School

3100 7th Street

East Moline, IL

The event features over 35 state and local agencies, non-profit organizations and local businesses covering a wide range of educational, health, child care, recreational, and community services for families and children.

Special attractions include a variety of live demonstrations and the popular Touch-A-Truck exhibit, where children can get behind the wheel of their favorite vehicles, such as police cars and fire trucks, and ask questions to those who operate them.

Demonstration schedule:

  • 9:00 a.m.—Interactive Zumba Class
  • 9:30 a.m.—QC Gymnastics Academy
  • 10:00 a.m.—All Family ATA Taekwondo
  • 10:30 a.m.—Dance Connection
  • 11:00 a.m.—Metzler Juggling

Admission to the event is FREE with complimentary refreshments and a drawing for giveaways, which will take place at noon.

Information will be available on topics such as car seat safety, after-school activities, nutrition, and more.  

“I encourage families with young children to take advantage of the free and fun event,” said Sen. Anderson. “Not only will kids have fun, but parents, too, can benefit from the useful information that will be available on how to keep their children safe.”

“We have some outstanding organizations that will be in attendance and available to provide fun and interactive activities for the kiddos, including a helicopter that will be taking off and landing,” said McCombie. “Children and their families can visit the informational booths, learn about their favorite trucks and win door prizes! We hope to see you ALL at the event!”

A full list of participants can be found here. For questions or more information, please call Sen. Anderson’s office at (309) 736-7084.