Back to School Health & Fitness Family Fun Event


Rep. Evans collaborates with Senator Donne E. Trotter, Representative Elgie R. Sims, Jr. and Cook County Commissioner Stanley Moore for their annual health & fitness back to school event in July.

Pictured: Representative Evans, Senator Trotter & Representative Sims

Every year for the past 15 years or so, Senator Trotter along with Representative Marcus C. Evans, Jr., Representative Elgie R. Sims and Cook County Commissioner Moore host a back to school health fair and family fun day. The purpose of the event is to education, and provide resources for the children, children’s parents and local residents all while enjoying fun activities. This year’s event theme was “Let’s Move” edition, to encourage all to incorporate at least 30 minutes of daily activity.

The event was held at South Central Community Services, Inc. from 10:00am-2:00pm. The event provided;
All free
300 book bags with school supplies
Hair cuts
Face painting
Bouncy House
Doc McStuffin appearance
Rolling Video Game Truck
Hot dogs, Chips, Juice, Pop and water
Snow cones
Basketball game
Line dancing & Zumba
Double Dutch

The community enjoyed all that was offered and provided. We expect more participants each year.

For more information about this event or future events, please contact Rep. Evans constituent office 773-783-8492.