Minority Health

Take a Loved One to the Doctor Day

September 16, 2003

National Cholesterol Awareness Month



September 1 - 30, 2003
Children’s Eye Health & Safety Month
Prevent Blindness America
500 East Remington Road
Schaumburg, IL 60173
Ms. Betsy Van Die
847-843-2020

September 2, 2003
“Celebrate Recovery”
7 p.m.
Vineyard Fox Valley and
The Warehouse Church
505 E. Galena Blvd.
Aurora, IL 60506
630-585-0077

September 4, 2003
Car Seat Safety Check
9 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Macon County Health Department
1221 E. Condit Street
Decatur, IL 62521
By Appointment Only
217-428-5515

Car Seat Safety Check
10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
McLean County Health Department
200 W. Front Street
Bloomington, IL 61701

Free Blood Pressure Screening
2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Macon County Health Department
1221 E. Condit Street
Decatur, IL 62521

September 6, 2003
Memory Walk
911 Rememberance
9 a.m.
Moorman Park
Quincy, IL
217-228-1111

September 6 - 7, 2003
Fiestas Patrias
2 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Aurora, IL 60506
Roy Renteria
630-589-1251

September 7, 2003
Life Without Lupus 5 K Run/Walk
9 a.m.
Randolph & Lakefront
Chicago, IL

Plaza Mexico/Rodeo
California Health Park
1 p.m. - 9 p.m.
2800 S. California
Chicago, IL
312-421-5272

Half Marathon & Kid Fest
Museum of Science & Industry
7:30 a.m.
57th Street & Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL
312-347-0233

September 9, 2003
“Celebrate Recovery”
7 p.m.
Vineyard Fox Valley and
The Warehouse Church
505 E. Galena Blvd.
Aurora, IL 60506
630-585-0077

Mothers of Pre-Schoolers (MOPS)
“Finding Humor in Mothering”
9 a.m.
First Baptist Church
401 Glenwood Drive
Rantoul, IL
217-892-2667
Childcare Provided

LOOK HOW FAR WE’VE COME
Illinois Department of Human Services
Office of Rehabilitation Services
11 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Illinois Building
Illinois State Fair Grounds
Springfield, IL

September 10, 2003
LOOK HOW FAR WE’VE COME
Illinois Department of Human Services
Office of Rehabilitation Services
8:30 a.m. - Noon
Illinois Building
Illinois State Fair Grounds
Springfield, IL

Heart Healthy Cooking Program
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
University of Illinois Extension
1120 N. Webster Street
Taylorville, IL 62568
217-287-7246

September 10 - 14, 2003
Little Village Festival
12 - 9 p.m.
Little Village Chamber of Commerce
26th Street & Kostner
Chicago, IL
312-836-3020

September 12-14, 2003
Joliet Latin Music Festival
Bicentennial Park & Bluff Streets
Joliet, IL
Marina Marquez
815-727-3683

 

September 13, 2003
Light the Night Program
Luekemia and Lymphoma Society
7 p.m.
Meadowbrook Park
Urbana, IL
800-LTN-WALK

Annual Back to School Fun Festival
Greater Chicago Neighborhood, Inc.
11 a.m. - Dusk
2107 W. Monroe Street
Chicago, IL
312-222-2257

Prairie Celebration
11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Rock Springs Center
Decatur, IL
217-423-7708

Image, Inc. Annual Dinner
6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Crowne Plaza Hotel
3000 S. Dirksen Parkway
Springfield, IL
Keynote Speaker: Manuel Valdivieso, M.D., M.S., C.P.E.
Director, Cancer Institute

Dia de la Salud Hispana/Hispanic Health Day
2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Iglesia de Cristo Ministerios Elim
Route 51 North
Decatur, IL 62526

September 14, 2003
Prairie Celebration
Noon - 4 p.m.
Rock Springs Center
Decatur, IL
217-423-7708

Plaza Mexico/El Grito Festival
1 p.m. - 9 p.m.
California Health Park
2800 S. California
Chicago, IL
312-421-5272

September 15, 2003
Northern Illinois Hospice Association
Annual Golf Outing
Mau-Nah-Tee-See
Rockford, IL
815-399-0711

Mammography Education Health Fair
1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Healthcare Consortium of Illinois
1350 E. Sibley Blvd
Dolton, IL 60419

September 15-20, 2003
CHESI Clinic
Hours vary
Community Health & Emergency Services, Inc.
Carbondale: 618-457-7821
Cairo: 618-734-4400
Tamms: 618-747-2391
Rosiclare: 618-285-6191
Golconda: 618-683-3781
Rosiclare Dental: 618-285-3930

September 16, 2003
Health Fair for Seniors
5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Greater All Nations Tabernacle Church of God in Christ
1000 S. 19th Street
Springfield, IL 62703
Screenings, Exercise Tips, Healthy Eating Alternatives.

Health Screening
2 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Family Health Society
152 West Lincoln Highway
Chicago Heights, IL
708-339-8727
Blood Pressure & Diabetes Screening, Cholesterol Testing, HIV Testing, Mental Health Assessments

Working for Togetherness
Health Fair
HIV Testing Available
Hopkins Park, IL

“Celebrate Recovery”
7 p.m.
Vineyard Fox Valley and
The Warehouse Church
505 E. Galena Blvd.
Aurora, IL 60506
630-585-0077

September 17, 2003
Health Fair
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Abundant Faith Christian Center
2525 Taylor Ave.
Springfield, IL

Heart Healthy Cooking Program
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
University of Illinois Extension
1120 N. Webster Street
Taylorville, IL 62568
217-287-7246

 

September 18, 2003
Car Seat Safety Check
9 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Macon County Health Department
1221 E. Condit Street
Decatur, IL 62521
By Appointment Only
217-428-5515

Free Blood Pressure Screening
2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Macon County Health Department
1221 E. Condit Street
Decatur, IL 62521

“A Day at the Spa”
Decatur Christian Women’s Club
11:30 a.m.
Scovill Golf Course Banquet Facility
3909 Main Street
Decatur, IL 62521
217-422-4633

September 20, 2003
Doing the Right Thing
Urban League
Noon - 4 p.m.
Urban League
100 N. 11st Street
Springfield, IL 62703
Health Fair and Car Seat Safety Check

Game Day 2003
Fellowship of Christian Athletes
10:30 a.m.
University of Illinois
Memorial Stadium
Urbana, IL
217-378-4518

AIDS Run & Walk Chicago
10 a.m.
Grant Park
Chicago, IL

September 21, 2003
Children Art Festival
Noon - 4 p.m.
Lincoln Park
North Fifth Street
Springfield, IL

Teddy Bear Picnic
Noon - 4 p.m.
Scovill Children’s Zoo
Decatur, IL
217-421-7435
Bring Your Favorite Teddy Bear or Stuffed Friend for Free Checkup and Repair.

September 23, 2003
Celebrate Recovery”
7 p.m.
Vineyard Fox Valley and
The Warehouse Church
505 E. Galena Blvd.
Aurora, IL 60506
630-585-0077

September 24, 2003
National Women’s Health & Fitness Day USA
10 a.m. - noon
Health Information Resource Center
1850 W. Winchester Road, Ste 213
Libertyville, IL 60048
Ms. Carrie Farella
800-828-8225

September 26, 2003
Health & Job Fair
Center for Human Resources
9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
121 E. 2nd Street
Beardstown, IL 62618

September 27, 2003
Family Health & Fitness Day USA
10 a.m. - noon
Health Information Resource Center
1850 W. Winchester Road, Ste 213
Libertyville, IL 60048
Pat Henze
800-828-8225

September 28, 2003
Asthma Walk
“Blow the Whistle on Asthma!”
Lincoln Park, Chicago
Busse Woods, Schaumburg
Fox River Trail, Batavia
Half Day Preserve, Vernon Hills
Melissa Mowry
312-628-0214

Plaza Mexico/Plaza Garibaldi
Rodeo Dinastia De Tuzantla
1 p.m. - 8 p.m.
California Health Park
2800 S. California
Chicago, IL
312-421-5272

September 30, 2003
“Celebrate Recovery”
7 p.m.
Vineyard Fox Valley and
The Warehouse Church
505 E. Galena Blvd.
Aurora, IL 60506
630-585-0077







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