Health And Fitness
CHICAGO | On May 3, the Southeast Lions hosted the Illinois Lions Foundation hearing van at a health fair sponsored by the Southeast Senior Coalition at the Victory Centre, a senior housing development at 9233 S. Burley Ave. in the South Chicago neighborhood.
CALUMET CITY | The Citizens Utility Board will give Calumet City consumers money-saving light bulbs, helpful tips, and information about a free, energy-saving online service that has been showing people how to save about $100 a year.
RIVERDALE | State Rep. Will Davis, D-East Hazel Crest, is partnering with Thornton Township and the University of Illinois Extension to host a free Senior Health Symposium from 8:30 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. at the Thornton Township Senior/Youth and Family Services Center, 14323 Halsted St., accordi…
LANSING | A group of Thornton Fractional South High School students is meeting regularly Monday and Wednesday mornings to get in some exercise and learn healthy eating habits, thanks to a grant.
The Lansing Lions will host a vision screening on April 25. In front, from left, are Lion Club members Tom Lockton, Ed Follmar and Dave Hedges. In back from left are Lions Paul Lopez,Phil Stewart, Augie Angel and Les Bogs.
LANSING | The Lansing Lions Club is sponsoring a day of free vision screenings from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. April 25 at the Lansing Country Club, 186th Street and Wentworth Avenue.
CHICAGO | Chicago's Shedd Aquarium is now offering healthy menu options to the more than 750,000 children who visit each year.
CALUMET CITY | The Calumet Memorial Park District's Health & Fitness Expo will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 23.
Zaire Green, 4, and Jadyn Goshay, 5, both of Calumet City, learn some line dancing moves at the Calumet Memorial Park District's Eclectic Extravaganza on Fe. 9 at the Sandridge Community Center. It is one of the many events the park district hosts for the community, such as the upcoming Heal…
CHICAGO | Cub Scout Pack 773, which meets Friday nights at Annunciata Parish on the city's East Side, recently held their Pack Night which focused on fitness.
Scouts of Pack 773 get their fitness workout thanks to a sample class by Zumba instructor Sharon X. Aguilera.
Bear Scout Matthew Gatton demonstrates taekwondo skills as the members of Pack 773 watch.
Terri Edmunds poses inside her home in Naperville, Ill. In the past year, Edmunds — who was diagnosed with diabetes at age 10 — says, she's become more adventurous with ingredients and technique and credits the challenge in a cooking competition with giving her confidence to try new things.
Terri Edmunds, of Naperville, Ill., prepares her Duchess potatoes.
VALPARAISO | Kim Jacobs sported a bright red sweater as she perused tables Sunday during Family Heart Health Day at the Valparaiso Family YMCA.
HAZEL CREST | Advocate South Suburban Hospital is partnering with the Cancer Support Center and the American Cancer Society to bring area cancer patients support and advice.
URSA, Ill. | Patrick Weppler paused, trying his best to explain his family's situation.
Leila and Patrick Weppler dress their 3-year-old son Jackson for bed at their home in Ursa, Ill. Jackson has a rare form of liver cancer and has a Brovaic line implanted to administer chemotherapy and medicine and also draw blood. Friends and the community are coordinating fundraising effort…
Leila Weppler spends a special moment with her 3-year-old son Jackson as she says good night at their home in Ursa, Ill. Jackson is battling a rare form of cancer that has covered 90 percent of his liver.
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