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Christian County YMCA, Taylorville Memorial Hospital Co-Organizing Health and Resource Fair July 13


Christian County YMCA and Taylorville Memorial Hospital are co-organizing a Back 2 School Health and Resource Fair for local residents.

The fair will be held at the Christian County YMCA at 900 McAdam Drive on Saturday, July 13, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Admission is free with the donation of a canned food item to benefit Dinner Seasoned with Love.

Activities include the opportunity to schedule school physical appointments, music, prize giveaways, kids’ activities and health and resource vendors, plus a free community cookout from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

No registration is necessary for the event, but families who receive school supplies from Operation Loaded Book Bag should RSVP to Suzy Traughber at 217-825-6824.

“Back-to-school time is a good opportunity for families to improve their health and well-being,” said Memorial Health Community Health Coordinator Jay Boulanger. “This event will give families the resources they need to start the school year in a healthy way.”