Via City of Naperville press release:

NAPERVILLE, Ill. — The City of Naperville and the Naperville-Lisle Townships Triad is pleased to present the “Healthy, Wealthy & Wise” 2015 conference for area senior citizens on Friday, September 18 from 8 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. at the Naperville Municipal Center, 400 S. Eagle St.

This informative, engaging conference is a free opportunity for independent living seniors to learn more about services available to them from experts in various fields. The morning begins at 8 a.m. with a lively and fun musical journey featuring Mayor Emeritus A. George Pradel and Naperville Senior Task Force co-chair Bev Patterson Frier. Frier and co-chair Karen Courney will provide an overview of community resources available to seniors at 9 a.m. followed by noted author and inspirational speaker Jamie Lee Silver sharing “Lessons for Living Longer, Healthier and Happier Lives” at 11:15 a.m.
State Sen. Michael Connelly (R-Wheaton) and State Rep. Grant Wehrli (R-Naperville) are hosting a Children’s Safety Expo at the Frontier Sports Complex on August 22 from 9:30 A.M. to 12:30 P.M.

The free event is open to all area families and is geared toward a younger audience. Children will be
able to participate in several “kid-friendly” events including “Touch a Truck,” the “Traveling World of Reptiles” show at 10:30 A.M. and multiple area first-responder displays. A face painting booth will also be available. Frontier Sports Complex is located at 3380 Cedar Glade Drive in Naperville.
Informational booths at this year’s expo include: Naperville C.E.R.T, Faces4, and several state and local law enforcement agencies. Also, the LIFESTAR Chicago medical helicopter will be there from 9:30 A.M. to 11:30 A.M.

More than 40 “Touch-a-Truck” vehicles will be at the Safety Expo, and kids are invited to see, touch and get behind the wheel of their favorite vehicles. Local professionals will be available to answer questions about the equipment and the work they do.

Expo participants include  ComEd, CPR, Naperville Police Department, DuPage Children’s Museum, DuPage County Circuit Court Clerk, DuPage County Crime Stoppers, DuPage County Health Department, DuPage County Highway Department, DuPage County Office of Homeland Security, DuPage County Regional Office of Education, DuPage County Sheriff’s Office, DuPage County State’s Attorney’s Office, Edward Jones, Elite Sports Complex, Hruska Insurance, Illinois Department of Transportation, Illinois Life Span, Illinois Secretary of State Police, Juice Plus, Lifestar Chicago, Office of the Illinois Attorney General, Office of the Illinois Comptroller, Office of the Illinois Treasurer, Office of the Illinois Secretary of State, PACE, Sparkles Entertainment, Traveling World of Reptiles, and several other area agencies. 

For more information, contact Sen. Connelly’s office at (630) 682-8101, or Rep. Wehrli’s office at (630) 696-4160.

"For years it’s been clear that the party in charge of the Illinois General Assembly looks at our situation through rose-colored glasses to avoid seeing the true magnitude of the crises they have created. After serving in the House for more than six months now I’ve come to understand that many on the other side of the aisle also suffer from another serious vision problem: short-sightedness.

This short-sighted problem is most evident this year in the way the majority party has chosen to deal with the state budget...." Read the rest of Rep. Wehrli's column in Positively Naperville