Winger to Host Children's Expo

Bloomingdale…State Representative Christine Winger (R-Wood Dale) is hosting a Kid’s Health and Safety Expo that will include demonstrations, activities, and a touch a truck exhibit. The expo is free and open to all area children and their families.

The event will be held on August 6th from 9 AM to 12:30 PM at Westfield Middle School, 149 S. Fairfield Way in Bloomingdale. The first demonstration starts at 9:30 AM with the Bloomingdale Beamers. Other demonstrations to follow will include the Traveling World of Reptiles Show. The Touch-A-Truck portion of the event will feature police squads, a 14-ton Wrecker, a Dump Truck, and more—giving kids the opportunity to get an up close look at each. Below is a complete list of attending participants:

  • A & H Child Proofers 
  • Addison Township 
  • Bloomingdale Beamers 
  • Bloomingdale Chiropractic 
  • Bloomingdale Fire Protection District 
  • Bloomingdale Park District 
  • Bloomingdale Police Department 
  • Bloomingdale Public Library 
  • Bloomingdale Rescue & Recovery Inc. 
  • Bloomingdale Township Highway Dept. 
  • College Illinois 
  • Commonwealth Edison 
  • CPR 
  • Department of Children & Family Services 
  • DuPage Children’s Museum 
  • DuPage County Circuit Court Clerk 
  • DuPage County Health Department 
  • DuPage County Highway Department 
  • DuPage County Office of Homeland Security 
  • DuPage County Regional Office of Education 
  • DuPage County Sheriff’s K-9 
  • DuPage County Sheriff’s Office 
  • DuPage County State’s Attorney’s Office 
  • Edward Jones 
  • Hamdard Healthcare 
  • Illinois Secretary of State Police 
  • Illinois State Police 
  • Juice Plus 
  • Kindercare 
  • Kumon Math & Reading Center 
  • Metropolitan Family Services DuPage 
  • Mohler Dance Academy 
  • Office of the Illinois Attorney General 
  • Office of the Illinois Comptroller 
  • Office of the Illinois Secretary of State 
  • Office of the Illinois Treasurer 
  • PACE 
  • Traveling World of Reptiles Show 
  • Tutor Time 
  • University of Illinois Extension 
  • Village of Bartlett 
  • Village of Bloomingdale 
  • West Chicago Police Department 
  • YWCA Metropolitan Chicago
Rep. Winger is looking forward to the event, which brings together a variety of participants to share their expertise on safety, nutrition, and activities for kids.

“This event provides key resources to kids in our community in a fun environment,” said Winger. “It is a way for kids to learn important safety, nutrition, and health information and lets them have a good time doing it. Promoting overall health and well-being of kids in our community is important and this event is a great start to doing so.”

For more information about the upcoming event, contact Rep. Winger’s District Office at (847) 252-9311.