Minority Leader in the Illinois House of Representatives Tom Cross (R-Oswego-84th District), State Representative Darlene Senger (R-Naperville-96th District), Aurora Police Department and Westfield’s Fox Valley Mall will be sponsoring the 2011 Children’s Safety Expo on September 10, 2011, at the Wesrfield Fox Valley Mall, 195 Fox Valley Center, Aurora, Illinois.
This free admission event will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., it will feature over 40 state, county and business participants with information on fire, bicycle, backpack and internet safety; on nutrition, daycare, tutoring and passport information plus much more.
Activities include free give aways, art projects, face painting, child ID kits, moon walk and rollover stimulator. Also featured will be Touch-A-Truck program, in which the children will be allowed to inspect over 20 government and business vehicles such as DARE Hummer, Firetruck with ladder, State Police car, Street Sweeper, one ton dump truck and many more. The Touch-A-Truck will be held at the upper level parking lot by JC Penny.
All Illinois residents are invited to come out and learn about how to keep yourself and children safe in your home, work and/or at school.