Healthy West Chicago Grocery Store Tour
Oct
21
6:00 PM18:00

Healthy West Chicago Grocery Store Tour

Healthy West Chicago Grocery Store Tours are led by Registered Nutritionist. Participants will learn how to find healthier options, compare unit prices to find bargains, read the food label, how to identify whole grains and how to stick to your budget. Guests will receive a $10 produce gift card, reusable grocery bag, and healthy recipe ideas.

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 Free Community Workout
Oct
26
7:00 AM07:00

Free Community Workout

Free Weekly Community Workouts for All West Chicago Residents!

Join Healthy West Chicago and Midwest Strength + Performance trainer Kevin Martinez every Saturday for a Free community group fitness class. No registration is required.

All new participants receive a FREE Healthy West Chicago T-Shirt!!

Saturdays at 7:00am at Midwest Strength + Performance

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Free Community Workout
Nov
2
7:00 AM07:00

Free Community Workout

Free Weekly Community Workouts for All West Chicago Residents!

Join Healthy West Chicago and Midwest Strength + Performance trainer Kevin Martinez every Saturday for a Free community group fitness class. No registration is required.

All new participants receive a FREE Healthy West Chicago T-Shirt!!

Saturdays at 7:00am at Midwest Strength + Performance

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Family Cooking Class-Making Recipes Work for You
Nov
3
1:30 PM13:30

Family Cooking Class-Making Recipes Work for You

Healthy West Chicago partners with the national nonprofit Share Our Strength to offer Cooking Matters® in West Chicago, a program that empowers families at risk of hunger to shop for and cook healthy, affordable, and delicious meals as part of the No Kid Hungry® campaign. 

Join us for a Hands-On Cooking Course for Families. This course is team-taught by a certified nutrition educator. This class is geared towards families and covers meal preparation and nutrition. 

Following this course participants will take home a prize tailored to the education provided during the course.   

Kids age 6 and older are welcome to join in the fun!!

Contact Carly Smitherman at carlys@healthywestchicago.org or 630-230-6370 to register.

Space is limited! 

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Free Community Workout
Nov
9
7:00 AM07:00

Free Community Workout

Free Weekly Community Workouts for All West Chicago Residents!

Join Healthy West Chicago and Midwest Strength + Performance trainer Kevin Martinez every Saturday for a Free community group fitness class. No registration is required.

All new participants receive a FREE Healthy West Chicago T-Shirt!!

Saturdays at 7:00am at Midwest Strength + Performance

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Healthy West Chicago Grocery Store Tour
Nov
10
1:30 PM13:30

Healthy West Chicago Grocery Store Tour

Healthy West Chicago Grocery Store Tours are led by Registered Nutritionist. Participants will learn how to find healthier options, compare unit prices to find bargains, read the food label, how to identify whole grains and how to stick to your budget. Guests will receive a $10 produce gift card, reusable grocery bag, and healthy recipe ideas.

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Free Community Workout
Nov
16
7:00 AM07:00

Free Community Workout

Free Weekly Community Workouts for All West Chicago Residents!

Join Healthy West Chicago and Midwest Strength + Performance trainer Kevin Martinez every Saturday for a Free community group fitness class. No registration is required.

All new participants receive a FREE Healthy West Chicago T-Shirt!!

Saturdays at 7:00am at Midwest Strength + Performance

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Family Cooking Class
Nov
17
1:30 PM13:30

Family Cooking Class

Healthy West Chicago partners with the national nonprofit Share Our Strength to offer Cooking Matters® in West Chicago, a program that empowers families at risk of hunger to shop for and cook healthy, affordable, and delicious meals as part of the No Kid Hungry® campaign. 

Join us for a Hands-On Cooking Course for Families. This course is team-taught by a certified nutrition educator. This class is geared towards families and covers meal preparation and nutrition. 

Following this course participants will take home a prize tailored to the education provided during the course.   

Kids age 8 and older are welcome to join in the fun!!

Contact Carly Smitherman at carlys@healthywestchicago.org or 630-230-6370 to register.

Space is limited! 

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Free Community Workout
Nov
23
7:00 AM07:00

Free Community Workout

Free Weekly Community Workouts for All West Chicago Residents!

Join Healthy West Chicago and Midwest Strength + Performance trainer Kevin Martinez every Saturday for a Free community group fitness class. No registration is required.

All new participants receive a FREE Healthy West Chicago T-Shirt!!

Saturdays at 7:00am at Midwest Strength + Performance

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Family Cooking Class
Nov
24
1:30 PM13:30

Family Cooking Class

Healthy West Chicago partners with the national nonprofit Share Our Strength to offer Cooking Matters® in West Chicago, a program that empowers families at risk of hunger to shop for and cook healthy, affordable, and delicious meals as part of the No Kid Hungry® campaign. 

Join us for a Hands-On Cooking Course for Families. This course is team-taught by a certified nutrition educator. This class is geared towards families and covers meal preparation and nutrition. 

Following this course participants will take home a prize tailored to the education provided during the course.   

Kids age 8 and older are welcome to join in the fun!!

Contact Carly Smitherman at carlys@healthywestchicago.org or 630-230-6370 to register.

Space is limited! 

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Free Community Workout
Nov
30
7:00 AM07:00

Free Community Workout

Free Weekly Community Workouts for All West Chicago Residents!

Join Healthy West Chicago and Midwest Strength + Performance trainer Kevin Martinez every Saturday for a Free community group fitness class. No registration is required.

All new participants receive a FREE Healthy West Chicago T-Shirt!!

Saturdays at 7:00am at Midwest Strength + Performance

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Free Community Workout
Dec
7
7:00 AM07:00

Free Community Workout

Free Weekly Community Workouts for All West Chicago Residents!

Join Healthy West Chicago and Midwest Strength + Performance trainer Kevin Martinez every Saturday for a Free community group fitness class. No registration is required.

All new participants receive a FREE Healthy West Chicago T-Shirt!!

Saturdays at 7:00am at Midwest Strength + Performance

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Free Community Workout
Dec
14
7:00 AM07:00

Free Community Workout

Free Weekly Community Workouts for All West Chicago Residents!

Join Healthy West Chicago and Midwest Strength + Performance trainer Kevin Martinez every Saturday for a Free community group fitness class. No registration is required.

All new participants receive a FREE Healthy West Chicago T-Shirt!!

Saturdays at 7:00am at Midwest Strength + Performance

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Free Community Workout
Dec
21
7:00 AM07:00

Free Community Workout

Free Weekly Community Workouts for All West Chicago Residents!

Join Healthy West Chicago and Midwest Strength + Performance trainer Kevin Martinez every Saturday for a Free community group fitness class. No registration is required.

All new participants receive a FREE Healthy West Chicago T-Shirt!!

Saturdays at 7:00am at Midwest Strength + Performance

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Free Community Workout
Dec
28
7:00 AM07:00

Free Community Workout

Free Weekly Community Workouts for All West Chicago Residents!

Join Healthy West Chicago and Midwest Strength + Performance trainer Kevin Martinez every Saturday for a Free community group fitness class. No registration is required.

All new participants receive a FREE Healthy West Chicago T-Shirt!!

Saturdays at 7:00am at Midwest Strength + Performance

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Free Community Workout
Oct
19
7:00 AM07:00

Free Community Workout

Free Weekly Community Workouts for All West Chicago Residents!

Join Healthy West Chicago and Midwest Strength + Performance trainer Kevin Martinez every Saturday for a Free community group fitness class. No registration is required.

All new participants receive a FREE Healthy West Chicago T-Shirt!!

Saturdays at 7:00am at Midwest Strength + Performance

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Free Community Workout
Oct
12
7:00 AM07:00

Free Community Workout

Free Weekly Community Workouts for All West Chicago Residents!

Join Healthy West Chicago and Midwest Strength + Performance trainer Kevin Martinez every Saturday for a Free community group fitness class. No registration is required.

All new participants receive a FREE Healthy West Chicago T-Shirt!!

Saturdays at 7:00am at Midwest Strength + Performance

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Free Community Workout
Oct
5
7:00 AM07:00

Free Community Workout

Free Weekly Community Workouts for All West Chicago Residents!

Join Healthy West Chicago and Midwest Strength + Performance trainer Kevin Martinez every Saturday for a Free community group fitness class. No registration is required.

All new participants receive a FREE Healthy West Chicago T-Shirt!!

Saturdays at 7:00am at Midwest Strength + Performance

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Move with the Mayor
Sep
28
9:00 AM09:00

Move with the Mayor

In Celebration of World Heart Day, Mayor Ruben Pineda and Healthy West Chicago invite you to walk 30 minutes on Saturday morning in September, at 9 a.m. Registration for the walks open at 8:30 a.m.

All participants will receive a t-shirt and be entered into a raffle. Prizes will be raffled for youth and adults each week!

All walking paths are stroller friendly walking paths, so bring the whole family!

This event is FREE and open to the whole community.

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Free Community Workout
Sep
28
7:00 AM07:00

Free Community Workout

  • Midwest Strength + Performance (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Free Weekly Community Workouts for All West Chicago Residents!

Join Healthy West Chicago and Midwest Strength + Performance trainer Kevin Martinez every Saturday for a Free community group fitness class. No registration is required.

All new participants receive a FREE Healthy West Chicago T-Shirt!!

Saturdays at 7:00am at Midwest Strength + Performance

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World Heart Day Celebration
Sep
26
6:00 PM18:00

World Heart Day Celebration

Join us for our Third Annual World Heart Day Celebration! World Heart day offers people across the globe the opportunity to take part in the world’s biggest intervention against Cardiovascular Disease.
This FREE Family Friendly event will take place in the gymnasium at Gary Elementary at 6PM.

Healthy West Chicago will be hosting the World Heart Day Celebration with awards, entertainment, giveaways, raffle prizes, and a heart healthy dinner.

We will be recognizing individuals in the community who dedicated themselves to being physically active the month of September as apart of our Move with the Mayor Campaign. Award winners will be identified through our Move with the Mayor Step Challenge app. Join the challenge today:
https://www.healthywestchicago.org/walking-challenge

**Event day raffle prizes include bikes with helmets for students 18 and younger and activity trackers for adults 18 and older.

**You can enter the raffle by picking up one of our Activity Passports and attending at least 2 of our Move with the Mayor Walks in September!

FREE EVENT!!!

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Cooking Matters Family Cooking Class
Sep
23
to Oct 14

Cooking Matters Family Cooking Class

Healthy West Chicago partners with the national nonprofit Share Our Strength to offer Cooking Matters® in West Chicago, a program that empowers families at risk of hunger to shop for and cook healthy, affordable, and delicious meals as part of the No Kid Hungry® campaign. 

Join us for a Hands-On, 4-Week Cooking Course for Families. Each course is team-taught by volunteers and a certified nutrition educator. Classes are geared towards families and covers meal preparation, grocery shopping, food budgeting and nutrition. 

Within the six-week course participants will be offered an Interactive Grocery Store Tour which provides hands-on education as they shop for food, giving them skills to compare foods for cost and nutrition. Participants learn how to plan and budget for healthy, affordable, and delicious meals for their families. 

Following each course participants will take home a prize tailored to the education provided during the course.   

Upon completion of the four-week course Graduating Participants will receive a Certificate of Completion and Grocery Gift Card!

Kids age 8 and older are welcome to join in the fun!!

Space is limited! 

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 Move with the Mayor
Sep
21
9:00 AM09:00

Move with the Mayor

In Celebration of World Heart Day, Mayor Ruben Pineda and Healthy West Chicago invite you to walk 30 minutes on Saturday morning in September, at 9 a.m. Registration for the walks open at 8:30 a.m.

All participants will receive a t-shirt and be entered into a raffle. Prizes will be raffled for youth and adults each week!

All walking paths are stroller friendly walking paths, so bring the whole family!

This event is FREE and open to the whole community.

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Free Community Workout
Sep
21
7:00 AM07:00

Free Community Workout

  • Midwest Strength + Performance (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Free Weekly Community Workouts for All West Chicago Residents!

Join Healthy West Chicago and Midwest Strength + Performance trainer Kevin Martinez every Saturday for a Free community group fitness class. No registration is required.

All new participants receive a FREE Healthy West Chicago T-Shirt!!

Saturdays at 7:00am at Midwest Strength + Performance

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Free Community Workout
Sep
21
7:00 AM07:00

Free Community Workout

  • Midwest Strength + Performance (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Free Weekly Community Workouts for All West Chicago Residents!

Join Healthy West Chicago and Midwest Strength + Performance trainer Kevin Martinez every Saturday for a Free community group fitness class. No registration is required.

All new participants receive a FREE Healthy West Chicago T-Shirt!!

Saturdays at 7:00am at Midwest Strength + Performance

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Meals for a Healthy Heart Demonstration
Sep
12
12:00 PM12:00

Meals for a Healthy Heart Demonstration

Join the Healthy West Chicago and the West Chicago Park District for a FREE heart healthy lunch and presentation entitled “Meals for a Healthy Heart”. 

‘Guard Your Heart! The number 1 killer in Illinois and the Nation at large is heart disease. Join us to address this issue which is both preventable and medically treatable. Learn how recognize warning signs of this disease and lifestyle changes that decrease incidence and increase chances of recovery.’

Laura Barr from the U of I Extension will discuss healthy lifestyles which may decrease incidence of  hypertension, and introduce the new guidelines for blood pressure released by the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association. 

Healthy West Chicago is providing a heart healthy lunch

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Move with the Mayor
Sep
7
9:00 AM09:00

Move with the Mayor

  • Norton Creek Elementary School 2033 Smith Rd (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

In Celebration of World Heart Day, Mayor Ruben Pineda and Healthy West Chicago invite you to walk 30 minutes every Saturday morning in September, at 9 a.m. Registration for the walks open at 8:30 a.m.

All participants will receive a t-shirt and be entered into a raffle. Prizes will be raffled for youth and adults each week!

All walking paths are stroller friendly walking paths, so bring the whole family!

This event is FREE and open to the whole community.

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Free Community Workout
Sep
7
7:00 AM07:00

Free Community Workout

Free Weekly Community Workouts for All West Chicago Residents!

Join Healthy West Chicago and Midwest Strength + Performance trainer Kevin Martinez every Saturday for a Free community group fitness class. No registration is required.

All new participants receive a FREE Healthy West Chicago T-Shirt!!

Saturdays at 7:00am at Midwest Strength + Performance

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Free Community Workout
Aug
31
7:00 AM07:00

Free Community Workout

Free Weekly Community Workouts for All West Chicago Residents!

Join Healthy West Chicago and Midwest Strength + Performance trainer Kevin Martinez every Saturday for a Free community group fitness class. No registration is required.

All new participants receive a FREE Healthy West Chicago T-Shirt!!

Saturdays at 7:00am at Midwest Strength + Performance

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Healthy West Chicago 5K Fun Run
Aug
24
7:00 AM07:00

Healthy West Chicago 5K Fun Run

Healthy West Chicago 5K Fun Run!

Healthy West Chicago is hosting a 5k Fun Run and 100-meter Kiddie Dash on Saturday, August 24, 2019 at Reed-Keppler Park, 129 West National Street, West Chicago, IL. All are welcome to join in the day of fun.

The 5k Fun Run will kick off at 8:30 a.m. and the 100-meter Kiddie Dash will follow.

All registered runners will receive a race day t-shirt. Organizers will also have registration available on the day of the event which, will open at 7:00 a.m. Students and West Chicago residents are being offered discounts for the 5K. The Kiddie Dash is free and geared for children 6-years old and younger, however registration still required. 
Awards will be distributed to one overall male/female winner and one male/female winner in each age category. All children in the Kiddie Dash will receive a finisher's ribbon. 

All proceeds from the race will be used for Healthy West Chicago's sustainability and the continuation of community programing for West Chicago residents.

Register at:

https://raceroster.com/events/2019/22995/healthy-west-chicago-5k-run-and-kiddie-dash

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Free Community Workout
Aug
24
7:00 AM07:00

Free Community Workout

Free Weekly Community Workouts for All West Chicago Residents!

Join Healthy West Chicago and Midwest Strength + Performance trainer Kevin Martinez every Saturday for a Free community group fitness class. No registration is required.

All new participants receive a FREE Healthy West Chicago T-Shirt!!

Saturdays at 7:00am at Midwest Strength + Performance

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Free Community Workout
Aug
17
7:00 AM07:00

Free Community Workout

Free Weekly Community Workouts for All West Chicago Residents!

Join Healthy West Chicago and Midwest Strength + Performance trainer Kevin Martinez every Saturday for a Free community group fitness class. No registration is required.

All new participants receive a FREE Healthy West Chicago T-Shirt!!

Saturdays at 7:00am at Midwest Strength + Performance

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Free Community Workout
Aug
3
7:00 AM07:00

Free Community Workout

Free Weekly Community Workouts for All West Chicago Residents!

Join Healthy West Chicago and Midwest Strength + Performance trainer Kevin Martinez every Saturday for a Free community group fitness class. No registration is required.

All new participants receive a FREE Healthy West Chicago T-Shirt!!

Saturdays at 7:00am at Midwest Strength + Performance

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Free Community Workout
Jul
27
7:00 AM07:00

Free Community Workout

Free Weekly Community Workouts for All West Chicago Residents!

Join Healthy West Chicago and Midwest Strength + Performance trainer Kevin Martinez every Saturday for a Free community group fitness class. No registration is required.

All new participants receive a FREE Healthy West Chicago T-Shirt!!

Saturdays at 7:00am at Midwest Strength + Performance

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Free Community Workout
Jul
20
7:00 AM07:00

Free Community Workout

Free Weekly Community Workouts for All West Chicago Residents!

Join Healthy West Chicago and Midwest Strength + Performance trainer Kevin Martinez every Saturday for a Free community group fitness class. No registration is required.

All new participants receive a FREE Healthy West Chicago T-Shirt!!

Saturdays at 7:00am at Midwest Strength + Performance

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Free Community Workout
Jul
13
7:00 AM07:00

Free Community Workout

Free Weekly Community Workouts for All West Chicago Residents!

Join Healthy West Chicago and Midwest Strength + Performance trainer Kevin Martinez every Saturday for a Free community group fitness class. No registration is required.

All new participants receive a FREE Healthy West Chicago T-Shirt!!

Saturdays at 7:00am at Midwest Strength + Performance

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Healthy West Chicago Grocery Store Tour
Jul
9
6:00 PM18:00

Healthy West Chicago Grocery Store Tour

Healthy West Chicago Grocery Store Tours are led by Registered Dietitians. Participants will learn how to find healthier options, compare unit prices to find bargains, read the food label, how to identify whole grains and how to stick to your budget. Guests will receive a $10 produce gift card, reusable grocery bag, and healthy recipe ideas.

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Free Community Workout
Jul
6
7:00 AM07:00

Free Community Workout

Free Weekly Community Workouts for All West Chicago Residents!

Join Healthy West Chicago and Midwest Strength + Performance trainer Kevin Martinez every Saturday for a Free community group fitness class. No registration is required.

All new participants receive a FREE Healthy West Chicago T-Shirt!!

Saturdays at 7:00am at Midwest Strength + Performance

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Free Community Workout
Jun
29
7:00 AM07:00

Free Community Workout

Free Weekly Community Workouts for All West Chicago Residents!

Join Healthy West Chicago and Midwest Strength + Performance trainer Kevin Martinez every Saturday for a Free community group fitness class. No registration is required.

All new participants receive a FREE Healthy West Chicago T-Shirt!!

Saturdays at 7:00am at Midwest Strength + Performance

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Free Community Workout
Jun
22
7:00 AM07:00

Free Community Workout

Free Weekly Community Workouts for All West Chicago Residents!

Join Healthy West Chicago and Midwest Strength + Performance trainer Kevin Martinez every Saturday for a Free community group fitness class. No registration is required.

All new participants receive a FREE Healthy West Chicago T-Shirt!!

Saturdays at 7:00am at Midwest Strength + Performance

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Health and Fitness Social
Jun
15
8:00 AM08:00

Health and Fitness Social

  • Midwest Strength and Performance Gym (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

From eating the right food to the perfect exercise routine, discover the best path to a healthier and happier you with Healthy West Chicago and Midwest Strength and Performance on Saturday, June 15th!

FREE Health Celebration Highlights:
Cooking demonstrations
Group fitness classes
Interactive health exhibitor booths
Games and music
Health screenings
Food and beverages
Raffle prizes and giveaways

This FREE Health and Fitness Social is open to all community members! No registration is required.

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Free Community Workout
Jun
15
7:00 AM07:00

Free Community Workout

Free Weekly Community Workouts for All West Chicago Residents!

Join Healthy West Chicago and Midwest Strength + Performance trainer Kevin Martinez every Saturday for a Free community group fitness class. No registration is required.

All new participants receive a FREE Healthy West Chicago T-Shirt!!

Saturdays at 7:00am at Midwest Strength + Performance

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Free Community Workout
Jun
8
7:00 AM07:00

Free Community Workout

Free Weekly Community Workouts for All West Chicago Residents!

Join Healthy West Chicago and Midwest Strength + Performance trainer Kevin Martinez every Saturday for a Free community group fitness class. No registration is required.

All new participants receive a FREE Healthy West Chicago T-Shirt!!

Saturdays at 7:00am at Midwest Strength + Performance

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Free Community Workout
Jun
1
7:00 AM07:00

Free Community Workout

Free Weekly Community Workouts for All West Chicago Residents!

Join Healthy West Chicago and Midwest Strength + Performance trainer Kevin Martinez every Saturday for a Free community group fitness class. No registration is required.

All new participants receive a FREE Healthy West Chicago T-Shirt!!

Saturdays at 7:00am at Midwest Strength + Performance

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Meal for a Healthy Heart
May
21
12:30 PM12:30

Meal for a Healthy Heart

Join the West Chicago Park District during “Older American’s Month” for a FREE heart healthy lunch and presentation entitled “Meals for a Healthy Heart”. 

Laura Barr from the U of I Extension will discuss healthy lifestyles which may decrease incidence of  hypertension, and introduce the new guidelines for blood pressure released by the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association. The new guidelines were designed to identify and address hypertension sooner. Research shows a very clear link between high blood pressure and cardiovascular disease, which can make a person twice as likely to suffer a stroke or heart attack.

Healthy West Chicago is providing a heart healthy lunch of fresh grilled chicken wraps, Napa salad, and fresh fruit salad.

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