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Trotter to help students gear up for school year

trotter flier 071917CALUMET CITY – Sen. Donne Trotter, D-Chicago, is teaming up with other local leaders to help students get ready for the new school year.

The Annual Back 2 School Health and Wellness Fair will be on Saturday, August 5, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Trotter, Rep. Elgie R. Sims, Jr., Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr. and Cook County Commissioner Stanley Moore will host the event at the Green Lake Forest Preserve at 1100 River Oaks Drive, Groves 3 and 4, in Calumet City, Illinois.

Various medical services will be available, including vaccinations, health screenings and dental care.

The Greater Chicago Food Depository is also expected to donate food. Last year they donated eight thousand pounds of produce.

Backpacks filled with supplies will be given out to students while they last, and car seats will also be raffled off by the Illinois State Police. The child must be with the parent to participate.

Attendees will be able to cool off at the aquatic center on site. A shred truck will also be available for personal use.

The fair is free and open to the public. Lunch will be provided to everyone who attends.

Please contact Trotter’s office at (773) 933-7715 for more information.

Senator Donne E. Trotter


17th District
Assistant Majority Leader

Years served: 1988–1993 (House); 1993–2018 (Senate)

Committee assignments: Energy and Public Utilities; Appropriations I; Executive; Appropriations II (Vice-Chairperson); Committee of the Whole.

Biography: Senior hospital administrator; born Jan. 30th, 1950, in Cairo; B.A., Chicago State University; M.J., Loyola University School of Law; married (wife, Rose), has four children.